Samura, Hiroaki

Samura, Hiroaki

Given name: 広明
Family name: 沙村
Birthday: Feb 17, 1970
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Birth place: Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Zodiac: Aquarius

He has also done various illustrations for magazines and EroGuro work. He has an EroGuro book out that is mostly a compilation of some of the work he has created. His favourite bands are Queen, Black Sabbath and Jittarin Jin.

Art Style:
He has a good understanding of anatomy that allows him to create uniquely expressive poses and angles. His use of accurately detailed shots of hands and feet makes them almost as reflective of character and mood as his faces. Atmospheric backgrounds and landscapes round out the look of the manga, which incorporates many panels done in a finished, shaded pencil style rather than in inked line art. His superb drawing skills are shown to their best advantage in these penciled panels. This applies to most of the manga and artwork he has created. He doesn't seem to use pencils as much as he used to though, preferring a sketchy ink style instead.

Education:
Samura says that he always wanted to be a manga artist. However, unlike most mangaka, he attended art school for a time and has a classical art education. He disliked oil painting and prefers to work in black and white. He says that he disliked oil painting from the start because of the smell of the paint and employed someone to help himself cheat to get through the course, which he is quite open about in interviews. He never completed the course because he got picked up by Afternoon before he graduated to do Blade of the Immortal.

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Anotsu666 | Sep 19, 1:54 AM
THE MOST BASED


Euthanasia96 | Sep 4, 2:45 AM
I hope some translation group translate the rest of Beageruta.


BOYsy | Jul 16, 7:23 AM
awesome art


Abelton | Jun 18, 8:19 PM
bad writer


Saeedlfc | Feb 6, 7:38 AM
The author of Blade of the Immortal is responsible for Bradherley no Basha? Wtf


Zeovern | Dec 9, 2021 6:39 PM
Epic


Boogieslayerbop | Dec 8, 2021 4:44 PM
Makie is one of the best characters and hottest woman to ever exist


rezeln | Nov 24, 2021 9:15 AM
underrated fr


Bold_n_Brash | Oct 30, 2021 12:26 PM
Why does he look like Japanese Chris Ray Gun?


katharsis_3173 | May 16, 2021 11:02 AM
Is beageruta complete or ongoing? I can only find 22 chapters


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