Fukumoto, Nobuyuki

Fukumoto, Nobuyuki

Given name: 伸行
Family name: 福本
Birthday: Dec 10, 1958
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Zodiac: Sagittarius
Birth Place: Kanagawa, Japan

Nobuyuki Fukumoto is a Japanese manga artist well known throughout Far East for his unique original gambling ideas, deep psychological analysis of characters and distinct artstyle. Yakuza and gambling are recurring themes in his manga.

In English language countries, he is most famous as the author of Akagi, a mahjong-related manga. In 1998, he won the Kodansha Manga Award for Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji. An onomatopoeia "zawa" (ざわ‥), meaning uneasy atmosphere, appears frequently in his comics and is considered Fukumoto's trademark.
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Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Hakairoku-hen
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Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor
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Touhai Densetsu Akagi: Yami ni Maiorita Tensai
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Akagi: Yami ni Oritatta Tensai
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Atsui ze Pen-chan
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Atsuize Tenma
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Burai na Kaze: Tetsu
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Buraiden Gai
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Confession
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Fukumoto Nobuyuki Jisen Tanpenshuu
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Gin to Kin
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Ginyanma: Janki-tachi no Densetsu
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Hero
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Ikenai Kacchan Love Story
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Kaiji Gaiden
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LifE
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Miagereba Tsuutenkaku
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Rude 39
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Saikyou Densetsu Kurosawa
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Shin Kurosawa: Saikyou Densetsu
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Shinjitsu no Otoko: Taian Kichijitsu Shintarou
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Ten: Tenhou-doori no Kaidanji
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Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji
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Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji: Kazuya-hen
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Tobaku Datenroku Kaiji: One Poker-hen
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Tobaku Hakairoku Kaiji
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Tobaku Haouden Zero
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Tobaku Haouden Zero: Gyanki-hen
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Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji
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Wani no Hatsukoi
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Recent News

Manga Author of Kaiji Promotes Anti-phishing Scam Campaign as a One-day Police Chief

According to Sankei News, mangaka Fukumoto Nobuyuki served as a one-day police chief at Zushi City police department. He distributed handouts of Kaiji to promote the...read more

Special Mahjong Tournament For the Memorial Service of Akagi Shigeru

On September 27th, Fukumoto Nobuyuki and Kindai Mahjong magazine will hold a memorial service on the tenth anniversary of Akagi Shigeru's death in the manga &qu...read more

Comments
TELOS2100 | Dec 2, 1:17 PM
Ten is a masterpiece.


rockmandude | Oct 22, 12:39 PM
physical manifestation of god himself


DiabloMask | Sep 12, 5:49 PM
@Gintoki_Mh
Read Tobaku Haoden Zero, it's another one of his masterpieces.


Gintoki_Mh | Sep 3, 6:41 AM
fuck you asshols the guy Is a genius kaiji Saikyou Densetsu Kurosawa

Buraiden Gai Akagi: Yami ni Oritatta Tensai
i read all of these and they are masterpieces


Kaziki | Aug 25, 11:03 AM
Such a shame only 3 of his works had been adapted into an anime


UknwWhu | Jul 14, 12:34 AM
His stories are overdone. The battle with the bog was one of the most badly conceived battles in manga history. He needs to learn when an arc or story needs to conclude. Interesting art though.


khayder66 | Jul 9, 1:35 AM
master *-*


TheMaster100 | May 20, 9:26 AM
Gambling legend, the king of suspense and tension. Has one of the most unique artstyles i've seen in manga.
A brilliant mangaka.


TakeruChan | Apr 25, 1:31 PM
Zero part 3 please =(


Hornpub | Apr 23, 2:40 PM
THIS GUY IS GOAT. Creating not only thrilling and suspenseful story, creative games, but also deep themes accompanying the gambling nature of his works.


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