Oku, Hiroya

Oku, Hiroya

Given name: 浩哉
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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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Hen
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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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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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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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SherLP | Sep 7, 4:37 PM
God itself


Mishiranu_Soto | May 5, 1:02 PM
Oku, you sir are one of my idols. Gantz is by far my favorite manga and I must've read the whole story about 3 times through. I can draw so much from it every time and find the brutal honesty in the story and characters a breath of fresh air. Your interviews are always amusing too, like you're just having fun instead of trying hard to prove how intelligent you are. Gantz speaks for you there. I'm enjoying Inuyashiki so far as well as Gantz:G and look forward to the CGI film later this year. Hopefully it'll do the manga more justice than the anime and live action films did (though they're still pretty good). Here's to the future!


Rupdedudludu | Oct 22, 2015 6:37 AM
So. What's this new Gantz all about??


riqueterremoto | Jul 12, 2015 9:57 PM
Making you do Hen was just a waste of your time and talent.


Gikiseima | Feb 10, 2015 3:10 AM
i liked this guy


LIFE_TO_PRIEST | Nov 20, 2014 3:48 AM
You spelled hate wrong.


riqueterremoto | Sep 28, 2014 3:54 PM
HE really likes One Piece aparently.


Zinvince | Jul 17, 2014 2:26 AM
The ending is fine, read this for the 2nd time around. Respect the author's decision, heck for 13 great years, this is totally worth it. I bet for the characters this is the best ending for them, for like 380 chapters of life and death.


DQA | Jun 13, 2014 4:06 AM
Some Infos about his next work?
I really loved Gantz even if the end could be better it was still a great manga!


Inativo__ | Mar 21, 2014 10:30 PM
Espero que Inu Yashiki seja tão bom quanto Gantz...


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