Asano, Inio

Asano, Inio

Given name: いにお
Family name: 浅野
Birthday: Sep 22, 1980
Member Favorites: 1793
Birth place: Ishioka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Asano Inio is known for his character-driven, realist stories that range from slice of life to psychological horror. In 2001 Asano won the first prize in the GX competition for young manga artists. The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper described Asano as "one of the voices of his generation." In 2010, His manga "Solanin" spawned a live-action film of the same name. Then in the January 2013 issue of BREAK MAX magazine, Asano revealed the desire to undergo sex reassignment surgery and that his next manga may focus on transgender issues.

Twitter: @asano_inio

Note: The author and his publishers have stated that people should be using the he/him pronouns when referring to Asano's gender.
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Cigarette Anthology
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Dead Dead Demon's Dededededestruction
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Haru yo Koi
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Hikari no Machi
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Nijigahara Holograph
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Oyasumi Punpun
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Sekai no Owari to Yoake Mae
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Subarashii Sekai
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Umibe no Onnanoko
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Oyasumi Punpun Manga To End This Winter ( 1 2 3 )
55 replies by Haine15 »»
11-06-13, 7:24 AM
skyzblue | 08-17-14, 6:13 AM
Oyasumi punpun is the most satisfying manga I've ever read.

bonutzuu | 08-12-14, 6:47 AM
Is it just me, or does he look like some of the characters from Oyasumi Punpun?

rimonel | 08-03-14, 3:03 AM
Yes :3

zetsu_shoren | 07-30-14, 6:52 AM
Cover of Dead Dead reminded me of Hourou Musuko.

3delQ8 | 07-07-14, 2:27 PM
she suck i hated her manga

Uh-Huh | 06-29-14, 7:16 AM
Marry me.

Ckan | 06-24-14, 11:23 PM
Nijigahara Holograph was a great read. I think I might just purchase everything of his that's been localised.

Litrydow | 06-22-14, 9:11 PM
"Oyasumi Punpun is probably the greatest story EVER told, period."
Fixed for you.

VJhayashi | 06-22-14, 8:02 AM
The amount of depth in his stories- unbelievable and absolutely beautiful. Oyasumi Punpun is probably the greatest story EVER told through manga.

UnoPuntoCinco | 06-16-14, 1:47 AM
vvv More like the Haruki Murakami of manga

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