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URASAWA Naoki    [Edit]
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Associated Names
Урасава Наоки

Name (in native language)
浦沢直樹

Birth Place
Tokyo, Japan

Birth Date
January 2, 1960

Zodiac
Capricorn

Last Updated
October 29th, 10:34pm PST

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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."

Urasawa has collaborated multiple times with NAGASAKI Takashi.

Blood Type
B

Gender
Male

Genres
Seinen(24)  Drama(14)  Mystery(13)  Comedy(10)  Slice of Life(10)  Psychological(7)  Mature(7)  Action(6)  Adventure(5)  Sci-fi(5)  Supernatural(5)  Historical(5)  Tragedy(5)  Horror(2)  Romance(2)  Sports(2)  Martial Arts(2)  Ecchi(1)  School Life(1) 

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Genre
Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy
1999
Comedy, Ecchi, Mystery, Seinen, Slice of Life
2009
Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-fi, Seinen, Slice of Life
2008
Action, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy
2006
Comedy, School Life, Seinen
1987
Drama, Historical, Seinen, Supernatural
2018
Drama, Historical, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Supernatural
2008
Action, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2016
Drama, Mature, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life, Sports
1993
Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life
2018
Comedy, Martial Arts, Seinen, Slice of Life
1994
Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Seinen, Slice of Life
1995
Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
2019
Comedy, Slice of Life
1987
Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mystery, Seinen
1988
Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mature, Mystery, Seinen
2012
Drama, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Tragedy
1994
Horror, Psychological, Tragedy
2002
Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen
2017
Comedy, Seinen
1988
Comedy, Seinen, Slice of Life
1987
Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Seinen
1985
Action, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy
2004
Seinen, Slice of Life
2000
Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural
2014
Comedy, Drama, Martial Arts, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life, Sports
1986
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