Arakawa, Hiromu

Arakawa, Hiromu

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Family name: 荒川
Birthday: May 8, 1973
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Her real name is Hiromi Arakawa (荒川弘美)
Gender: Female
Blood Type: A
Hometown: Tokachi, Hokkaido, Japan

Her real name is ARAKAWA Hiromi

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 her who became a BL mangaka on 2002.

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

The Shinsei Prize was also awarded to Arakawa.
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Arakawa Under the Bridge x Bridge
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Arslan Senki (TV): Dakkan no Yaiba
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Fullmetal Alchemist
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium Collection
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Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa
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3.11 wo Wasurenai Tame ni Heroes Comeback
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Recent News

Hiromu Arakawa is Drawing a Manga Adaptation of The Heroic Legend of Arslan

Hiromu Arakawa is drawing a manga adaption of the light novel "The Heroic Legend of Arslan" by Yoshiki Tanaka. The adaption will appear in the June issue of the maga...read more

Arakawa Hiromu To Start a New Manga 'Silver Spoon' [Update Mar 26]

Update March 26th Weekly Shonen Sunday has announced the details of Arakawa's new manga. Scan of WSS Scan2 The title is "Gin no Saji ~Silver Spoon~...read more


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Meet the Agriculture Students of Gin no Saji

Meet the Agriculture Students of Gin no Saji

Gin no Saji (Silver Spoon) is a rare anime and in a class of its own. Despite nestling into the very crowded slice of life genre, this anime focuses on the unusual yet interesting world of Japan’s agricultural high schools. The characters within are as full of life as the animals they care for!
Gin no Saji Gives a Unique Glance at Japan’s Technical High Schools

Gin no Saji Gives a Unique Glance at Japan’s Technical High Schools

As a “slice of life” anime, Gin no Saji (Silver Spoon) gives us a sneak peek into regular Japanese high school life. While most other anime focus on more generic high schools in cities and suburbs, Gin no Saji places us right into a Japanese agricultural high school. Find out more.
Comments
jhudegarcia | Jan 6, 11:28 PM
I love your works sensei :D


NarukamiKen | Jan 1, 7:56 AM
Omg no wonder why FMA, Gin no Saji and Arslan Senki arts look simillar.


thxbookthief | Sep 30, 2015 9:02 AM
Notice me senpai.


Corwen | Sep 19, 2015 2:14 AM
Love your sense of humor! ♡


fatebleach | Sep 14, 2015 1:59 PM
Arslan Senki I thought Dayuum looked like Kimblee. I'm more of a watch now read later but shes an excaption


Udinzahir | Sep 8, 2015 10:07 AM
fma to gin no saji you truly great manga creator


Cura | Sep 6, 2015 7:10 PM
I still want to see her face...


DragonFeather | Jul 15, 2015 9:51 PM
For some reason when I was reading Fullmetal Alchemist I thought she was like the J. K. Rowling of manga. Maybe that's inaccurate for different reasons, but I mean it as a big compliment :D


Gikiseima | Jul 6, 2015 4:55 AM
am i the only one around here

who didn't like her works .,.


makkurodesukedo | Jun 17, 2015 8:47 PM
Senseeeeeiii.. I love you! Thank you soooo much for creating Gin No Saji and FMA!

お疲れ様でした!!!


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