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TANIGUCHI Jiro    [Edit]
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TANIGUCHI Jiroh
TANIGUCHI Jiroo
TANIGUCHI Jirou
Танигути Дзиро
谷口治郎

Name (in native language)
谷口ジロー

Birth Place
Tottori Prefecture, Japan

Birth Date
August 14, 1947

Zodiac
Leo

Last Updated
February 28th, 5:27am PST

Comments
He began work as assistant of the late mangaka Kyota Ishikawa. He made his manga debut in 1970 with Kareta Heya (A Desiccated Summer), published in the magazine Young Comic. From 1976 to 1979, he created several hard-boiled comics with the scenarist Natsuo Sekigawa, such as City Without Defense, The Wind of the West is White and Lindo 3.
From 1984 to 1991, Tanigushi and Natsuo Sekigawa produced the trilogy Bocchan No Jidai. In the 1990s, he came up with several albums, among which Aruku Hito (歩くひと ), Chichi no Koyomi (The Almanac of My Father), and Keyaki no Ki. In 2001, he created the Icare (Icaro) series on texts by Mœbius.
Among other prizes for his work, he won the Osamu Tezuka Culture Award (1998) for the trilogy Bocchan No Jidai, the Shogakukan prize for Inu wo Kau, and in 2003, the Alph'Art of the best scenario at the Angoulême International Comics Festival (France) for Harukana Machi-E.

Died 11 February 2017 (aged 69)

Blood Type
N/A

Gender
Male

Genres
Seinen(46)  Drama(36)  Slice of Life(22)  Mature(13)  Historical(11)  Action(10)  Mystery(10)  Adventure(8)  Supernatural(6)  Romance(5)  Sports(4)  Sci-fi(2)  Psychological(2)  Martial Arts(2)  Tragedy(2)  Comedy(1)  Adult(1)  Shounen(1)  Josei(1) 

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Series Title (Click for series info)
Genre
Drama, Sports
2002
Drama, Seinen, Sports
1982
Seinen, Slice of Life
1990
Action, Drama, Mature, Seinen
1995
Action, Adventure, Historical, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural
1984
Drama, Historical, Seinen, Slice of Life
1987
Josei
2014
Drama, Historical, Seinen, Slice of Life
1994
Sci-fi, Seinen
1988
Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life
2014
Action, Mature, Mystery, Seinen, Tragedy
1984
Historical, Seinen, Slice of Life
2010
Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life
2008
Action, Drama, Martial Arts, Mature, Seinen
1989
Action, Historical, Seinen, Slice of Life
1987
Drama, Mystery, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural
2004
Drama, Psychological, Seinen, Slice of Life
1998
Drama, Mature, Sci-fi, Seinen, Supernatural
1997
Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life, Tragedy
1991
Seinen
2009
Seinen
2017
Drama, Mature, Romance, Slice of Life, Supernatural
2005
Drama, Mature, Mystery, Seinen
1979
Adventure, Drama, Seinen
1998
Action, Drama, Mature, Mystery, Seinen
1983
Action, Adult, Drama, Mature, Seinen
1995
Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen, Sports
2000
Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life
1993
Drama, Seinen, Sports
1983
Seinen, Slice of Life
1994
Drama, Mystery, Shounen, Slice of Life
2017
Seinen
2012
Seinen
1978
Drama, Seinen
1981
Adventure, Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural
2007
Drama, Mature, Slice of Life
2009
Drama, Seinen
1984
Seinen
2015
Seinen
1984
Adventure, Mystery, Seinen
2011
Action, Drama, Mature, Seinen
1991
Seinen, Slice of Life
2003
Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural
2014
Drama, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life
2008
Action, Adventure, Drama, Historical, Mature, Seinen
2005
Drama, Mystery, Seinen
1982
Drama, Mystery, Seinen
1999
Action, Drama, Historical, Mature, Seinen
2001
Drama, Seinen
1999
Comedy, Mature, Romance, Slice of Life
1997
Drama, Historical, Romance, Slice of Life
2012
Adventure, Drama, Historical, Seinen
2004
Drama, Historical, Slice of Life
1993
Adventure, Drama, Historical, Martial Arts, Seinen
1992
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