Umezu, Kazuo

Umezu, Kazuo

Given name: かずお
Family name: 楳図
Birthday: Sep 3, 1936
Website: http://umezz.com/
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Kazuo is the grandmaster of Japanese horror manga. He published his first manga while still at high school and began working professionaly in the field after his graduation.

His first creations were 'Betsu-Sekai' ('Another World') and 'Mori-no-Kyoudai' ('The Brother and Sister in a Forest').

He mainly created his works for so-called Kashi-hon, magazines that were not for sale but for rent. He developed his detailed horror style in 1962, when he settled in Tokyo.

His works 'Kuchi ga Mimi made Sake-ru Toki' ('The Moment The Mouth Tears to Ears'), 'Hebi Shoujo' ('The Snake Girl') and 'Hito-kobu Shoujo' ('A Girl Who Has A Human-faced Lump on Her Cheek') were his first claims to fame as a master in the horror genre.
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raifuresu | Oct 5, 8:00 AM
Recently started reading his works, I read and Nekome Kozou and Hyouryuu Kyoushitsu and both were amazing. Looking forward to read more.


AlabastreAizo | Sep 20, 9:29 PM
Since my last post, I moved into his neighborhood. I've now walked by his house many times.


valoon | Dec 2, 2016 4:44 PM
Fourteen is awesome


TheMaster100 | Sep 15, 2016 9:00 AM
Araki was clearly influenced by this person.


AlabastreAizo | Sep 3, 2016 5:47 AM
Walked by his house a couple years ago. It's pretty awesome.


BooMChapow | Jul 29, 2016 6:34 PM
hes the one who is occasionally appearing in gaki no tsukai - no laughing. right?


Nintenn | Apr 17, 2016 9:55 AM


JiroUmezu | Feb 10, 2016 8:49 AM
THe greatest Horror mangaka, everything he's done is gold!!


Nintenn | Feb 3, 2016 10:25 PM
I don"t see Mushitachi no Ie (蟲たちの家) :/


Cerisine | Sep 2, 2015 8:35 PM
お誕生日おめでとうございます!


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