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Hisashi Eguchi
Hisashi Eguchi
Hisashi Eguchi
(江口 寿史, Eguchi Hisashi, born March 29, 1956) is a Japanese manga artist and one of Japan's most prominent illustrators of female characters.[1] He made his professional manga debut with Susume!! Pirates[ja 1] in the manga anthology Weekly Shōnen Jump
Weekly Shōnen Jump
in 1977. Other notable works include Stop!! Hibari-kun![ja 2] (adapted into an anime television series in 1983), and the gag series Charamono[ja 3]. Eguchi married idol Mari Mizutani (ja:水谷麻里) in 1990.Contents1 Biography 2 Advertising 3 Notes and references 4 External linksBiography[edit] Hisashi Eguchi
Hisashi Eguchi
is known for his female character illustrations and fashion awareness.Hisashi began drawing at an early age, fascinated by the then-starting Japanese TV broadcasting.[2] He got to know manga through Osamu Tezuka's Astro Boy
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Ryoichi Ikegami
Ryoichi Ikegami (池上 遼一, Ikegami Ryōichi, born 29 May 1944) is a manga artist. After graduating from junior high school he moved to Osaka and drew manga while working as a billboard sign painter[1] debuting at the age of 17 writing rental comics[2]. Manga
Manga
artist Shigeru Mizuki
Shigeru Mizuki
saw one of his works in the magazine Garo and asked Ikegami to become his assistant. Ikegami accepted and moved to Tokyo in 1966. In 2001, he won the Shogakukan Manga Award for general manga as the artist of Heat.[3] He became a professor at Osaka University of Arts in 2005.[4] Ikegami has worked on several popular series, such as Mai, the Psychic Girl with writer Kazuya Kudo, Crying Freeman, with writer Kazuo Koike, as well as Sanctuary and Heat with writer Sho Fumimura
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Fansub
A fansub (short for fan-subtitled) is a version of a foreign film or foreign television program which has been translated by fans (as opposed to an officially licensed translation done by professionals) and subtitled into a language other than that of the original.[1] Contents1 Process1.1 Digisubs2 History2.1 Pre-fansubs (pre–1970s) 2.2 Growth of anime fanclubs (1980s) 2.3 Early fansubs (1980s) 2.4 Distribution and playback (1990s, early 2000s)3 Legal and ethical issues 4 Legal action 5 See also 6 References 7 Further readingProcess[edit] The practice of making fansubs is called fansubbing and is done by a fansubber. Fansubbers typically form groups and divide the work up. The first distribution media of fansubbed material was VHS
VHS
and Betamax tapes.[2] Early fansubs were produced using analog video editing equipment. First, a copy of the original source material or raw was obtained, most commonly from a commercial laserdisc
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Minamata, Kumamoto
Minamata (水俣市, Minamata-shi) is a city located in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan. It is on the west coast of Kyūshū
Kyūshū
and faces Amakusa
Amakusa
islands. Minamata was established as a village in 1889, re-designated as a town in 1912 and grew into a city in 1949.[1] As of March 2017, the city has an estimated population of 25,310[2] and a population density of 160 persons per km². The total area is 162.88 km². Minamata is known due to Minamata disease, a neurological disorder caused by mercury poisoning
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Clamp (manga Artists)
Current:Nanase Ohkawa Mokona Tsubaki Nekoi Satsuki IgarashiFormer:O-Kyon Sei Nanao Tamayo Akiyama Leeza Sei Sōshi Hishika Kazue Nakamori Shinya ŌmiWebsite www.clamp-net.comPart of a series on Anime
Anime
and mangaAnimeHistory Industry Original net animationOriginal video animation Fansub FandubCompanies Longest seriesMangaHistory International market Mangaka
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Mecha Anime And Manga
Mecha
Mecha
anime and manga, known in Japan
Japan
as robot anime (ロボットアニメ, robotto anime) and robot manga (ロボット漫画, robotto manga), are anime and manga that feature robots (mecha) in battle. The genre is broken down into two subcategories; "super robot", featuring super-sized, implausible robots, and "real robot", where robots are governed by realistic physics and technological limitations. Mecha
Mecha
series cover a wide variety of genres, from comedy to drama, and the genre has expanded into other media, such as video game adaptations
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Yaoi
Yaoi
Yaoi
(/ˈjaʊi/; Japanese: やおい, Japanese: [ja.o.i]), primarily known as boys' love (BL) (ボーイズ ラブ, bōizu rabu) in Japan, is a Japanese genre of fictional media focusing on romantic or sexual relationships between male characters, typically marketed for a female audience and usually created by female authors. Yaoi
Yaoi
also attracts male readers, but manga specifically marketed for a gay male audience (bara) is considered a separate genre. The main characters in yaoi usually conform to the formula of the seme (the "top", or dominant figure) who pursues the uke (the "bottom", or passive figure). Material classified as yaoi typically depicts gay relationships between male characters and may include homoerotic content. Although the yaoi genre is also called Boys' Love (commonly abbreviated as BL), the characters may be of any age above puberty, including adults
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Yuri (genre)
Yuri (百合, "lily"), also known by the wasei-eigo construction Girls' Love (ガールズラブ, gāruzu rabu),[3] is a Japanese jargon term for content and a genre involving love between women in manga, anime, and related Japanese media.[4][5] Yuri focuses on the sexual orientation or the romantic orientation aspects of the relationship, or both, the latter of which sometimes being called shōjo-ai by Western fandom.[6] The themes yuri deals with have their roots in the Japanese lesbian fiction of the early twentieth century,[7][8] with pieces such as Yaneura no Nishojo by Nobuko Yoshiya.[9] Nevertheless, it is not until the 1970s that lesbian-themed works began to appear in manga, by the hand of artists such as Ryoko Yamagishi and Riyoko Ikeda.[1] The 1990s brought new trends in manga and anime, as wel
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List Of Genres
This is a list of genres of literature and entertainment, excluding genres in the visual arts. Genre
Genre
is the term for any category of literature or other forms of art or entertainment, e.g. music, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria
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Mitsuru Adachi
assistant to Shinji Nagashima assistant to Isami IshiiKnown for MangaNotable work Touch H2 Katsu! Cross Game MixMovement MangaAwards Shogakukan
Shogakukan
Manga
Manga
Award (1982, 2008)Part of a series on
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Fujio Akatsuka
Fujio Akatsuka
Fujio Akatsuka
(赤塚 不二夫, Akatsuka Fujio, September 14, 1935 – August 2, 2008) was a pioneer Japanese artist of comical manga known as the Gag Manga
Manga
King. His name at birth is 赤塚 藤雄, whose Japanese pronunciation is the same as 赤塚 不二夫. He was born in Rehe, Manchuria, the son of a Japanese military police officer. After World War II, he grew up in Niigata Prefecture
Niigata Prefecture
and Nara Prefecture. When he was 19, he moved to Tokyo. While working at a chemical factory, he drew many manga. After that, Tokiwa-so
Tokiwa-so
accepted him. He started his career as a shōjo artist, but in 1958, his Nama-chan (ナマちゃん) became a hit, so he became a specialist in comic manga
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George Akiyama
George Akiyama
George Akiyama
(ジョージ秋山, Jōji Akiyama, born Yūji Akiyama (秋山 勇二), April 27, 1943 in Ashikaga, Tochigi
Ashikaga, Tochigi
Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist known for dealing with controversial and incendiary topics in many of his works.[1][2] He was born the second boy of five siblings. He has an older brother and older sister and younger brother and younger sister
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Hideaki Anno
Hideaki Anno
Hideaki Anno
(庵野 秀明, Anno Hideaki, born May 22, 1960)[1] is a Japanese animator, film director, and actor. He is best known for his part in creating the popular anime series Neon Genesis Evangelion. His style has become defined by his incorporation of postmodernism and the extensive portrayal of characters' thoughts and emotions, often through unconventional scenes incorporating the mental deconstruction of those characters
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Hideo Azuma
Hideo Azuma
Hideo Azuma
(吾妻 ひでお, Azuma Hideo, real name 吾妻 日出夫, pronounced the same) (born February 6, 1950 in Urahoro, Hokkaidō, Japan) is Japanese manga artist. Azuma made his professional debut in 1969 in the Akita Shoten manga magazine Manga Ō. He is most well known for his science fiction lolicon-themed works appearing in magazines such as Weekly Shōnen Champion, as well as children's comedy series such as Nanako SOS
Nanako SOS
and Little Pollon
Little Pollon
(which both became anime television series in the early 1980s). Beginning in 1978, his works began appearing almost exclusively in smaller niche magazines such as Bessatsu Kisōten, including works like Fujōri Nikki. In 1979, Azuma published his lolicon manga White Cybele, the first manga of its kind in Japan
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Tetsuo Hara
Tetsuo Hara
Tetsuo Hara
(Japanese: 原 哲夫, Hepburn: Hara Tetsuo, born September 2, 1961) is a Japanese manga artist, best known for drawing the series Fist of the North Star
Fist of the North Star
(known as Hokuto no Ken in Japan), which he co-authored with Buronson. He is cousin to comedian Ryo Fukawa.Contents1 Career 2 Works2.1 Manga2.1.1 Serials 2.1.2 One-shots2.2 Novel Illustrations 2.3 Other works3 References 4 External linksCareer[edit] A native of Tokyo, Hara attended Hongō Junior and Senior High School and worked as an assistant to manga artist Yoshihiro Takahashi
Yoshihiro Takahashi
after graduating. As an amateur, he won the first prize of the 33rd Fresh Jump award for his boxing short story Super Challenger. Hara's professional career began with his first published work: Mad Fighter in 1982
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Osamu Dezaki
Osamu Dezaki
Osamu Dezaki
(出﨑 統, Dezaki Osamu, November 18, 1943 – April 17, 2011[1]), also known as Makura Saki (崎枕, Saki Makura), Kan Matsudo (松戸完, Matsudo Kan), Toru Yabuki (矢吹徹, Yabuki Toru) or Kuyou Sai (斉九洋, Sai Kuyou), was a Japanese anime director, born on November 18, 1943 in Shinagawa, Tokyo.[2][3]Contents1 Biography 2 Death 3 Personal life 4 Works4.1 Television series 4.2 Television specials 4.3 Original video animations 4.4 Movies5 References 6 External linksBiography[edit] Dezaki started out as a manga artist while still in high school. In 1963 he joined Mushi Production, which was founded by manga and anime pioneer Osamu Tezuka
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