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ARAKAWA Hiromu    [Edit]
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Associated Names
ARAKAWA Hiromi
荒川弘美

Name (in native language)
荒川弘

Birth Place
Hokkaido, Japan

Birth Date
May 8, 1973

Zodiac
Taurus

Last Updated
September 5th, 1:31am PST

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Her real name is ARAKAWA Hiromi (荒川 弘美)

Her self-portrait is usually that of a bespectacled cow, as she was born and raised on a dairy farm in Hokkaido with three older sisters and a younger brother. She worked as a farmer for 8 years before moving to Tokyo.

Arakawa started out as ETO Hiroyuki's assistant writer for Mahōjin Guru Guru and a friend of Shakugan no Shana author TAKAHASHI Yashichirou.

Arakawa's career started with a work titled STRAY DOG, but she is best known for creating the Fullmetal Alchemist.

Friends with SEGAMI Akira.

Arakawa-san gave birth to a son in 2007.

AIYA Kyu was an assistant of hers. INARIYA Fusanosuke was possibly another assistant of hers.

She received the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award (New Artist Prize) 2011 for Fullmetal Alchemist.

The Shinsei Prize was also awarded to Arakawa.

Blood Type
A

Gender
Female

Genres
Comedy(15)  Shounen(14)  Action(13)  Drama(9)  Adventure(8)  Fantasy(7)  Supernatural(6)  Sci-fi(5)  Slice of Life(4)  Martial Arts(2)  Josei(2)  Tragedy(2)  Horror(1)  Romance(1)  Mystery(1)  Historical(1)  School Life(1)  Doujinshi(1) 

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Series Title (Click for series info)
Genre
Action, Comedy, Drama, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural
2012
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen
2013
Comedy, Shounen, Slice of Life
2006
Comedy, Drama, Romance, School Life, Shounen, Slice of Life
2011
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural, Tragedy
2001
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural
2003
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
2004
Comedy, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural
2017
Comedy, Josei, Slice of Life
2008
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Martial Arts, Shounen
2006
Action, Doujinshi
1998
Action, Adventure
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Action, Comedy, Horror
2005
Comedy, Shounen
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Action, Comedy, Shounen, Supernatural
2000
Action, Drama, Historical, Martial Arts, Shounen
2006
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen, Tragedy
1999
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Shounen, Supernatural
2004
Comedy, Shounen
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Comedy, Josei, Slice of Life
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