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SAMURA Hiroaki  [Edit]
     
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Name (in native language)
沙村広明
 
Birth Place
Chiba, Japan
 
Birth Date
February 17, 1970
 
Zodiac
Aquarius
 
Last Updated
October 14th, 9:01am PST
 
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He has also done various illustrations for magazines and EroGuro work. He has an EroGuro book out that is mostly a compilation of some of the work he has created. His favourite bands are Queen, Black Sabbath and Jittarin Jin.

Art Style
He has a good understanding of anatomy that allows him to create uniquely expressive poses and angles. His use of accurately detailed shots of hands and feet makes them almost as reflective of character and mood as his faces. Atmospheric backgrounds and landscapes round out the look of the manga, which incorporates many panels done in a finished, shaded pencil style rather than in inked line art. His superb drawing skills are shown to their best advantage in these penciled panels. This applies to most of the manga and artwork he has created. He doesn't seem to use pencils as much as he used to though, preferring a sketchy ink style instead.

Education
Samura (b. 1970) says that he always wanted to be a manga artist. However, unlike most mangaka, he attended art school for a time and has a classical art education. He disliked oil painting and prefers to work in black and white. He says that he disliked oil painting from the start because of the smell of the paint and employed someone to help himself cheat to get through the course, which he is quite open about in interviews [1] He never completed the course because he got picked up by Afternoon before he graduated to do Blade of the Immortal.
 
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Gender
Male
 
Genres
Drama(9)  Seinen(9)  Action(5)  Adult(5)  Historical(5)  Comedy(4)  Tragedy(4)  Adventure(3)  Horror(3)  Martial Arts(3)  Mature(3)  Supernatural(3)  Sci-fi(2)  Slice of Life(2)  Doujinshi(1)  Fantasy(1)  Hentai(1)  Josei(1)  Psychological(1)  Romance(1)  School Life(1)  Yuri(1) 
 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Beageruta   Action, Adult, Martial Arts, Seinen   2010
Bradherley no Basha   Adult, Drama, Historical, Psychological, Tragedy   2005
Brigit's Supper   Drama, Historical, Seinen, Tragedy   2006
Brute Love   Adult, Drama, Hentai, Horror   2006
Gensou Gynaccoracy   Action, Comedy, Drama, Josei, Seinen, Supernatural   2014
Halcyon Lunch   Comedy, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2008
Harukaze no Snegurochka   Action, Drama, Historical, Mature   2013
Manga of the Dead   Action, Adult, Adventure, Drama, Horror, Martial Arts, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural, Tragedy   2012
Mugen no Juunin   Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Martial Arts, Mature, Seinen   1993
Nami yo Kiite Kure   Seinen   2014
Night of the Succubus   Adult, Doujinshi, Fantasy, Horror, Tragedy, Yuri   2003
Ohikkoshi   Comedy, Drama, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life   1999
Sister Generator   Adventure, Drama, Historical, Seinen, Slice of Life   2009
Suzumiya Haruhi no Shukusai Comic Anthology   Comedy, School Life   2008
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