Oku, Hiroya

Oku, Hiroya

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Birthday: Sep 16, 1967
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Hiroya Oku is a mangaka who is the creator of Gantz, Zero-One and HEN, all of which have been serialized in Young Jump. His manga often contain explicit violence and gore, as well as sexual situations.

He won the second prize of the Youth Manga Awards in 1988, under the penname Yahiro Kuon.

He designed a character for Namco Bandai's Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 fighting game, Soulcalibur IV named Shura.

Twitter: @hiroya_oku
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Gantz
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Gantz 2nd Stage
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Gantz:O
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Hen
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Inuyashiki
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Gantz
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Gantz no Moto: Oku Hiroya to SF Eiga Monogatari
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Gantz/Minus
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Gantz/Nishi
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Gantz:G
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Gigant
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Hen
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Hen
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Inuyashiki
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Me~teru no Kimochi
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Oku Hiroya Tanpenshuu
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Recent News

'Gantz' and 'I Am a Hero' Authors to Each Pen New Manga Series

'Gantz' and 'I Am a Hero' Authors to Each Pen New Manga Series

The 23rd issue of this year's Big Comic Superior magazine has announced on Friday that manga authors Hiroya Oku (Gantz, Inuyashiki) and Kengo Hanazawa (I Am a ...read more

Gantz Manga to End in Two More Chapters

Gantz series creator Hiroya Oku noted in Miracle Jump Magazine that the series would be ending soon. The 24th issue of Young Jump Magazine this year, announced that ...read more


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BooMChapow | Nov 24, 1:12 AM
6edgy8me


steelrain | Nov 16, 6:18 PM
JUST


Phlippy | Nov 10, 3:06 AM
New manga "Gigant" starting in December (http://natalie.mu/comic/news/256161)


Berserkerhealer | Oct 13, 2:12 PM
both inuyashiki and gantz very good :) thanks you


Rupdedudludu | Sep 20, 9:41 AM
I hope he never touches a pen in his live ever again.


DancingTheBa | Sep 18, 3:28 PM
... He referenced Gantz a few times in Inuyaiki. Never realised he was the one who wrote it, guess I gotta read Gantz now.


zero-r | Aug 26, 12:16 PM
Some of his works have pretty interesting concepts, but sadly he doesn't really know how to develop them well enough past the initial chapters (or volumes), and even less finish them....

Underrated? Hardly.

His works range from below-average to average to me.


Cnon | Aug 22, 9:25 AM
inuyashiki was shit.


Nouvellelune | Aug 13, 6:06 PM
Underrated.


Raven-was-here | Dec 18, 2016 12:15 PM
GOD.


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