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)
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Arslan Senki (TV): Dakkan no Yaiba
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Arslan Senki (TV): Fuujin Ranbu
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Fullmetal Alchemist
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood - 4-Koma Theater
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Specials
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Premium Collection
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Fullmetal Alchemist: Reflections
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Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa
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Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos
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Gin no Saji
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Juushin Enbu: Hero Tales
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Paniponi Dash!
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3.11 wo Wasurenai Tame ni Heroes Comeback
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Full Metal Alchemist: Prototype
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Fullmetal Alchemist
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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~" a...read more


Recent Featured Articles

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
Lady-Leonhart | Jul 12, 1:39 AM
Brilliant!


Mako | Jun 20, 11:56 AM
Imao, Arakawa did a great job adapting Arslan Senki. The character design is superb. Arslan finally looks his age, unlike in the OVA of old times.


SirSonic | Jun 5, 7:26 AM
Damned Great work on Gin no Saji!!!
Keep this pace on!


Amanda-san | May 27, 9:13 AM
her and I have same birthday lol


ISOCHA | May 24, 11:25 PM
Is there a more perfect being in existence?


LinkedHero | May 23, 8:40 PM
you are amazing


KOZero2029 | May 3, 6:42 AM
Thanks for creating FMA. Loved it so much ^^


Starchaser187 | Apr 27, 11:01 AM
I need to meet her


D_A-52 | Apr 26, 11:26 AM
One of the best writers of all time


A-yaBokukakkoi | Apr 3, 11:54 AM
ARAKAWA <333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333333



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