Asano, Inio

Given name: いにお
Family name: 浅野
Birthday: Sep 22, 1980
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Birthplace: Ishioka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Asano Inio is known for his character-driven, realist stories that range from slice of life to psychological horror. In 2001 Asano won the first prize in the GX competition for young manga artists. The Yomiuri Shimbun newspaper described Asano as "one of the voices of his generation." In 2010, His manga Solanin spawned a live-action film of the same title.

On September 13, 2018, he married fellow mangaka, Akane Torikai.

Twitter: @asano_inio
Instagram: @asano_inio

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Mangaka Akane Torikai and Inio Asano Announces Marriage

Mangaka Akane Torikai and Inio Asano Announces Marriage

Mangaka Akane Torikai has announced her marriage with fellow mangaka Inio Asano on Tuesday via her blog "Manga Mitai na Koi Kudasai" on web Chikuma. Accor...read more

'Oyasumi Punpun' Licensed for North America

'Oyasumi Punpun' Licensed for North America

It was announced that Inio Asano's Oyasumi Punpun (Goodnight Punpun) will be licensed for English release by Viz Media in 2016. The announcement was made by Viz...read more


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foretich | Yesterday, 7:17 AM
he's been through a lot


kinki_kiki | Jun 24, 2:55 PM
KING


VanishingKira | Jun 23, 7:41 AM


bnp | Jun 22, 7:29 AM
eh


_cryo | May 26, 1:21 PM
Thank you for writing all these realistic yet beautiful manga. 🐐 indeed.


Yukarix | May 26, 7:50 AM
his face looks so dead inside


Kryptoleaf | May 25, 5:06 AM
King


heebo | May 17, 9:23 AM
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Poseur | May 11, 9:34 AM
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QtJonny | May 10, 12:10 AM
making me all depressed and shit


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