Arakawa, Hiromu

Arakawa, Hiromu

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Family name: 荒川
Birthday: May 8, 1973
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Blood type: A
Hometown: Tokachi, Hokkaido, Japan

Arakawa's career started with a one-shot titled STRAY DOG, but she is best known for creating Hagane no Renkinjutsushi, which she's received the Shogakukan Manga Award, the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award (New Artist Prize) and the Shinsei Prize. Before creating Hagane no Renkinjutsushi she was Etou Hiroyuki's assistant writer for Mahoujin Guruguru.

She's a friend of Shakugan no Shana's author Takahashi Yashichirou, and also Segami Akira.

She 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 in 2002.

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.

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

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Ridzaxster | Yesterday, 7:15 AM
She is Best Writter. Just it..
Don't Overproud pls


Catalano | Sep 12, 1:11 AM
her new work seem alright, hopefully we'll get an anime after more chapters hit


nekoichigodark | Aug 30, 7:31 PM
shes so talanted!!!


Silvering | Aug 29, 3:51 AM
↓ The sky is blue.


therealloxodon | Aug 26, 5:03 PM
God the humor in the show is really really bad… I am a woman and I can safely say that women don’t know how to make funny jokes.


Aruchemist | Aug 21, 10:16 AM
Furumetaru Arukemisto


Teirayo | Aug 19, 4:15 PM
I hope Arslan will be finished one day!


sonu711 | Aug 18, 9:36 PM
Yeah the fmab fandom is complete shit but I was correct to try out the anime, today I've completed FMAB and yes it's a masterpiece


NWhunterzoro | Aug 11, 8:57 AM
fmab tha goat


Samiin | Aug 9, 7:46 PM
thank you for the masterpiece


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