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Mangaka
ISAYAMA Hajime    [Edit]
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Associated Names
Hajime Isayama

Name (in native language)
諫山創

Birth Place
Ōita, Japan

Birth Date
August 29, 1986

Zodiac
Virgo

Last Updated
May 30th, 1:32am PST

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Isayama was born on August 29, 1986 in Ōyama, Ōita, Japan.

After graduating Ōita Prefectural Hitarinkou High School, he matriculated in the cartoon design program of the cartoon arts department, Kyushu Designer Gakuin. After graduating, he moved to Tokyo and started drawing his manga works.

In 2006, he applied for the Magazine Grand Prix known as MGP promoted by Kodansha and his work Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) was given the "Fine Work" award. Originally, he offered his work to Weekly Shōnen Jump department at Shueisha, where he was advised to modify his style and story to be more suitable for Weekly Shōnen Jump. He declined and instead, decided to take it to the Weekly Shōnen Magazine department at Kodansha.

In 2008, he applied for the 80th Weekly Shōnen Magazine Newcomer Manga Award, where his work "Heart Break One" was given the Special Encouragement Award.

His other work "orz" was chosen as a selected work in the 81st Weekly Shōnen Magazine Freshman Manga Award.

In 2009, his first serial work Attack on Titan appeared in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, a monthly magazine. It later was awarded the Shōnen category of the 35th Kodansha Manga Award in 2011.

Looks up to other mangaka such as NIHEI Tsutomu, MINAGAWA Ryoji, MIURA Kentaro & ARAI Hideki.

Formerly an assistant of SATOU Yuuki.

NAGASHII Kouhei, SANNOMIYA Kouta, TAKAHATA Kyuu, KABA Yuuji & NOMURA Yusuke were his assistants on Shingeki no Kyojin.

Blood Type
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Gender
Male

Genres
Supernatural(10)  Fantasy(9)  Shounen(9)  Action(8)  Drama(8)  Mystery(7)  Comedy(6)  Horror(4)  Mature(3)  Slice of Life(3)  Tragedy(3)  School Life(2)  Adventure(1)  Shoujo(1)  Psychological(1) 

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Series Title (Click for series info)
Genre
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Slice of Life, Tragedy
2016
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Shounen, Supernatural, Tragedy
2009
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural
2013
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural
2013
Comedy, Shounen, Supernatural
2018
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural
2014
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mature, Mystery, Shounen, Supernatural
2015
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Supernatural
2014
Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Shoujo, Supernatural, Tragedy
2013
Comedy, School Life, Shounen
2020
Comedy, Fantasy, School Life, Shounen, Supernatural
2012
Comedy, Shounen, Slice of Life
2018
Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen, Slice of Life, Supernatural
2013
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