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URASAWA Naoki  [Edit]
     
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Associated Names
УРАСАВА Наоки
浦澤直樹
 
Name (in native language)
浦沢直樹
 
Birth Place
Tokyo, Japan.
 
Birth Date
January 2, 1960
 
Zodiac
Capricorn
 
Last Updated
March 22nd, 9:51am PST
 
Comments
Naoki Urasawa studied at Meisei University and graduated with a degree in economics.

He has received the Shogakukan Manga Award three times, the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize twice, and the Kodansha Manga Award once.

As a hobby, Urasawa is also the vocalist and guitarist of a rock band. He released his debut single Tsuki ga Tottemo... in 2008 and his debut album Half Century Man in 2009. He is a big fan of Bob Dylan.

In 2008, the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, Junot Diaz praised Monster and added that "Urasawa is a national treasure in Japan".
 
Blood Type
B
 
Gender
Male
 
Genres
Seinen(18)  Drama(12)  Mystery(10)  Comedy(7)  Slice of Life(7)  Mature(6)  Action(5)  Adventure(5)  Psychological(5)  Sci-fi(5)  Historical(4)  Tragedy(3)  Martial Arts(2)  Romance(2)  Sports(2)  Supernatural(2)  Ecchi(1)  Horror(1) 
 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
20 Seiki Shounen   Action, Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy   1999
20 Seiki Shounen no Wakiyaku   Comedy, Ecchi, Mystery, Seinen, Slice of Life   2009
20 Seiki Shounen Tanteidan   Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Seinen, Slice of Life   2008
21 Seiki Shounen   Action, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy   2007
Billy Bat   Drama, Historical, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural   2008
Happy!   Drama, Mature, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life, Sports   1993
Jigoro!   Comedy, Martial Arts, Seinen, Slice of Life   1994
Keaton Doubutsuki   Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Seinen   1995
Master Keaton   Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mystery, Seinen   1988
Master Keaton Remaster   Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mature, Mystery, Seinen   2012
Monster   Drama, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Tragedy   1994
NASA   Comedy, Seinen   1988
Odoru Keikan   Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life   1987
Pineapple Army   Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Seinen   1986
Pluto   Action, Drama, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen   2004
Shoki no Urasawa   Seinen, Slice of Life   2000
Tensaitachi no Kyouen   Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2014
Yawara!   Comedy, Drama, Martial Arts, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life, Sports   1986
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