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MASHIMA Hiro    [Edit]
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Associated Names
Hiro Maşima

Name (in native language)
真島ヒロ

Birth Place
Nagano, Japan

Birth Date
May 3, 1977

Zodiac
Taurus

Last Updated
January 16th, 9:17pm PST

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Japanese manga artist most known for his manga Rave, published by Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine, from 1999 to 2005. The series was later adapted into an anime. However, the anime adaption was cancelled before it could complete the series.

In 2003, he collected some of his one-shot titles in two volumes: Mashima-en. Those stories include, among others, Cocona, "Xmas Hearts" and Fairy Tail.

In 2006, he began his series, Fairy Tail, serialized in Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine. He also published the manga Monster Hunter Orage.

Hiro Mashima was a notable guest at the 2008 San Diego Comic-Con.

He was influenced largely by TORIYAMA Akira's work growing up. He also stated that he was influenced by TANAKA Hiroshi and often copied his drawings.

He had no experience as an assistant and learned how to draw manga by reading books and learning from editors and his own assistants.

Among his former assistants there were YOSHIKAWA Miki, NAKAMURA Kouji, MIKUNI Shin, UEDA Ai, CHIDA Junsei & OHSAWA Bobby.

He has one daughter.

Mashima Hiro is a pen name, it’s a combination of names from members of punk band The Blue Hearts, MASHIMA Masatoshi & KOMOTO Hiroto.

Blood Type
B

Gender
Male

Genres
Shounen(22)  Comedy(18)  Action(17)  Adventure(16)  Fantasy(15)  Drama(7)  Ecchi(5)  Sci-fi(3)  Psychological(2)  Supernatural(2)  Horror(1)  Romance(1)  Mature(1)  Seinen(1)  Slice of Life(1)  Tragedy(1) 

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Series Title (Click for series info)
Genre
Shounen
2012
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Sci-fi, Shounen
2018
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy, Shounen
2006
Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen
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Action, Adventure, Comedy, Shounen
2018
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen
2015
Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen
2016
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen
2011
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen, Tragedy
2014
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy, Shounen
2018
Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen
2012
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Sci-fi, Shounen
2019
Comedy, Shounen
2015
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Shounen, Slice of Life
2003
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen
2008
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Shounen
2006
Action, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mature, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen
2014
Comedy, Shounen
2010
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural
1999
Comedy, Shounen
2002
Action, Psychological, Shounen, Supernatural
2020
Action, Adventure, Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Shounen
2014
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Shounen
2014
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