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AKAGAWA Jiro    [Edit]
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Associated Names
AKAGAWA Jirou

Name (in native language)
赤川次郎

Birth Place
Fukuoka, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan

Birth Date
February 29, 1948

Zodiac
Pisces

Last Updated
January 15th, 5:25pm PST

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He is known best for his humorous mysteries. His first novel, Ghost Train, was published in 1976 and went on to win the annually granted All Yomimono New Mystery Writers' Prize by Bungeishunju, a Japanese literary publishing company. Other works of his, Incident in the Bedroom Suburb and Voice from Heaven, were later made into anime, while Sailor Fuku to Kikanju was made into a popular live action movie. His most recognized works to date pertain to his Mike-neko (or, Tortoiseshell Cat) Holmes series. He is extremely prolific; as of August, 2006, he had written more than 480 novels in the course of his thirty year career, over 300 million individual published volumes.

"Jirō Akagawa." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 12 Sep 2008, 11:41 UTC. 8 Dec 2008 <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jir%C5%8D_Akagawa&oldid=237915473>.

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Gender
Male

Genres
Shoujo(10)  Mystery(6)  Supernatural(3)  Horror(2)  Psychological(2)  School Life(1)  Seinen(1) 

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Series Title (Click for series info)
Genre
Shoujo
1982
Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Shoujo, Supernatural
1992
Shoujo
1988
2013
2010
Mystery, Shoujo
2007
Shoujo, Supernatural
2000
Seinen
2014
Mystery, Shoujo
1985
Shoujo
1990
Mystery, Psychological, Shoujo, Supernatural
1983
Horror, Mystery, School Life, Shoujo
2000
Mystery, Shoujo
2011
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