Furuya, Usamaru

Furuya, Usamaru

Given name: 兎丸
Family name: 古屋
Birthday: Jan 25, 1968
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Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Current residence: Tokyo, Japan

Furuya Usamaru's path to manga was unusual. He studied sculpture and abstract three-dimensional figures in art school, and afterwards even became involved with butoh dance. For a while he worked as a high school art teacher. He made his debut as a manga artist with the ground-breaking four-panel "gag" strip Palepoli, which was serialized in the legendary avant-garde comics magazine Garo in 1994. Since then he has gone on to publish in major weekly magazines in Japan, such as Young Sunday (where Short Cuts was first serialized). In English, his work has appeared in PULP: The Manga Magazine and Secret Comics Japan.

(Source: "About the Artist" of Short Cuts English Edition)

Twitter: @usamarus2001

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carsineceremony | Sep 20, 8:02 PM
crazy shit


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NomeLucas | Jul 22, 8:03 PM
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leuscius | Jun 19, 3:10 AM
there's like 4 of his works that expressively features satanism, dude's hardcore. Chad


MickeyDiez | Jun 16, 11:43 AM
Legend.


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