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AOYAMA Gosho  [Edit]
     
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Associated Names
AOYAMA Goushou
 
Name (in native language)
青山剛昌
 
Birth Place
Daiei, Tottori, Japan
 
Birth Date
June 21, 1963
 
Zodiac
Gemini
 
Last Updated
September 14th, 4:09am PST
 
Comments
Aoyama was a genius at drawing even when young. When he was in Grade 1 (in elementary school), his painting of "Yukiai War" won a competition and was displayed at the Tottori Daimaru Department Store. He graduated from high school at Ikuei High School. After finishing high school, he studied to Nihon University College of Art in Tokyo. During his university years (winter 1986), Aoyama joined a comic contest for freshmen and won, which was a stepping-stone for his career as a manga artist (mangaka) and author, as well as a turning point for his life.

Aoyama's debut work was Chotto Mattete, published in the weekly magazine Shonen Sunday on winter 1987. Shortly after that, Magic Kaito was published on the same magazine.

At the beginning of the 90's, another story done by Aoyama named Yaiba was out. This 24-volume manga won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen in 1993. He won the Shogakukan Manga Award a second time in 2001, for Detective Conan. Other works were released as tankōbon included Third Baseman No.4, Gosho Aoyama's Collection of Short Stories, and Detective Conan.

On May 5, 2005, he married voice actress and singer Minami Takayama, the Japanese voice for Conan of the Detective Conan anime, but they divorced on December 10, 2007.
 
Blood Type
B
 
Gender
Male
 
Genres
Shounen(11)  Comedy(6)  Mystery(6)  Adventure(5)  Romance(3)  School Life(3)  Action(2)  Drama(2)  Supernatural(2)  Fantasy(1)  Sci-fi(1)  Seinen(1)  Sports(1) 
 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
4-ban Sado   Shounen, Sports   1993
AKB48 Satsujin Jiken   Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Shounen   2012
Aoyama Gosho Tanpenshuu   Action, Mystery, Romance, Sci-fi, Shounen   1994
Gekijouban Meitantei Conan - Seikimatsu no Majutsushi   Shounen   2011
Gekijouban Meitantei Conan - Shikkoku no Tsuisekisha   Mystery   --
Lupin Sansei vs Meitantei Conan     2013
Magic Kaito   Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Shounen   1988
Meitantei Conan   Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance, School Life, Shounen   1994
Meitantei Conan - Tokei Jikake no Matenrou   Shounen   --
Meitantei Conan VS Kaitou Kid   Shounen   2004
Meitantei Conan vs. Kurozukume no Otokotachi   Mystery, Shounen   2009
Meitantei Conan: Tokubetsuhen   Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, School Life, Shounen   1997
Tell Me a Lie   Comedy, School Life, Seinen, Supernatural   2007
Yaiba   Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural   1988
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