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OKAMURA Yoshiyuki  [Edit]
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Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
Birth Date
June 16, 1947
Last Updated
July 23rd, 8:22am PST
Yoshiyuki Okamura (岡村善行), also known as Buronson (武論尊) or Sho Fumimura (史村翔 Fumimura Shō), is a Japanese manga writer most known by his famous work Hokuto no Ken. known in English as Fist of the North Star.
He graduated from the Japanese Air Force Training School in 1967 and served as an Air Force radar mechanic. In 1969 he discharged from the Japanese Navy and was soon hired by Hiroshi Motomiya as a manga assistant. He started his manga writing career when he wrote the script of Pink Punch: Miyabi in 1972, drawn by Goro Sakai. In 1975 Buronson wrote his first big hit The Doberman Detective, drawn by Shinji Hiramatsu. The famous Hokuto no Ken made its debute as Buronson's greatest hit in 1983, drawn by Tetsuo Hara. In 1989 his story Ourou was released as a manga serialized in Animal Magazine, drawn by Kentarou Miura, and in 1990 a sequel entitled Ourou Den was released by the same manga artist. Buronson also collaborated with the manga artist Ryoichi Ikegami in many works as Strain (manga) , Human (manga) and the famous Sanctuary (manga). Among his other major works are The Phantom Gang, with art by Kaoru Shintani.

Buronson was mainly influenced by movies such as Bruce Lee's, and Mad Max.

The nickname Buronson is a tribute to the American actor Charles Bronson, whose way of growing the mustache was imitated by Yoshiyuki Okamura too.
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Seinen(34)  Action(24)  Drama(15)  Mature(14)  Shounen(11)  Supernatural(10)  Sci-fi(9)  Sports(6)  Comedy(5)  Historical(5)  Tragedy(5)  Adult(4)  Adventure(3)  School Life(3)  Mystery(2)  Romance(2)  Ecchi(1)  Harem(1)  Martial Arts(1)  Psychological(1)  Shoujo(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Astronauts   Sci-fi, Seinen   1984
Chuuhai Remon     1983
DD Hokuto no Ken   Action, Comedy, School Life, Seinen, Supernatural   2010
Doberman Keiji   Action, Shounen   1975
Dog Law   Seinen   2007
Dr. Kumahige   Drama, Mature, Seinen, Tragedy   1986
Full Swing   Shounen, Sports   2010
Fusen   Comedy, Seinen   2000
G - Gokudo Girl   Action, School Life, Seinen   2003
G-Hard   Shounen   1998
Go for Break   Seinen   2000
Gokuaku no Hana - Houkuto no Ken - Jagi Gaiden   Action, Martial Arts, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural, Tragedy   2008
Hakkyuu Suikoden - Hoero Ryuu   Sports   1975
Hawaiian Sky   Comedy   1992
Heat   Action, Adult, Drama, Mature, Seinen   1999
Hokuto no Ken   Action, Adventure, Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural   1983
Hokuto no Ken - Ichigo Aji   Action, Comedy, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2013
Hokuto no Ken - Yuria Gaiden - Jibo no Hoshi   Action, Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2007
Hold Up!   Action, Romance, Shoujo   1982
Houkou no Kumo - Hokuto no Ken - Juuza Gaiden   Action, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural, Tragedy   2009
Houkuto no Ken - Ryuken Gaiden   Action, Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2006
Japan   Action, Adventure, Drama, Mature, Mystery, Sci-fi, Seinen   1992
King of Wolves   Action, Drama, Historical, Mature, Seinen, Supernatural   1989
Lord   Action, Historical, Mature, Seinen   2004
Mad Dog   Seinen   1983
Maji da yo!!   Shounen   1988
Manmosu   Action, Shounen   1984
Migimuke Kesa!   Seinen   1989
Mushimushi Korokoro   Seinen   1993
Nagayasu Takumi Sakuhinshuu     2008
Odyssey   Adult, Drama, Mature, Seinen   1996
Oh! Takarazuka   Adult, Comedy, Ecchi, Harem, Romance, School Life, Seinen   1981
Ourou Den   Action, Drama, Historical, Mature, Seinen   1990
Pappakapa   Seinen   1992
Phantom Burai   Action, Drama, Shounen   1978
REttou 198X   Seinen   1981
Ring no Takaou   Action, Shounen, Sports   1975
Rising-san   Shounen   2002
Rokumonsen Rock   Action, Drama, Historical, Seinen   2013
Rough Story   Sports   1997
Sanctuary   Action, Drama, Mature, Psychological, Seinen, Tragedy   1990
Sanpin Bureiku   Seinen   1998
Shin Doberman Keiji   Action, Mystery, Seinen   2012
Shirogane no Seija - Hokuto no Ken Toki Gaiden   Action, Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural   2007
Shiroi Natsu (ADACHI Mitsuru)   Drama, Shounen, Sports, Tragedy   2002
Shogun     1988
Silencer   Seinen   2012
Soul Ha Dainishou   Seinen   2011
Souten no Ken   Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mature, Seinen, Supernatural   2001
Strain   Action, Adult, Seinen   1996
Subarashiki Bandits   Sports   1986
Tenku Shinobuden Battle Voyager   Shounen   1996
Virgin ni Yoroshiku   Seinen   1984
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