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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Blade of the Immortal
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Blade of the Immortal
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Blade of the Immortal
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Beageruta
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Blade of the Immortal
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Blade of the Immortal: Legend of the Sword Demon
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Bradherley no Basha
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Gensou Gynaecocracy
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Halcyon Lunch
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Harukaze no Snegurochka
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Kamakurian
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Manga of the Dead
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Nami yo Kiitekure
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Ohikkoshi
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Sister Generator
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Comments
ashfrliebert | Oct 30, 10:41 PM
this guy can draw


jbm71 | Jul 11, 3:50 PM
Blade of the immortal , Masterpiece.


Nostie | May 21, 12:51 PM
Where is his oneshoot named Brigit's Dinner? I very liked it (at the end I was crying ;n;) and yet I can't add this to my list.


Liquidize | Mar 16, 8:52 PM
"Top notch artist but his ryona fetish is hella weird."
^ Pretty much.
There's a genius in him though.


Lidsan | Jan 2, 8:30 AM
he is prooo


Daplus | Aug 29, 2015 11:36 AM
I can't believe this guy wrote both Blade of The Immortal and fucking Bradherley no Basha, I simply can't believe.


Foyn | May 19, 2015 9:12 PM
crazy bastard lol


mooncrypt | Apr 2, 2015 12:11 PM
Bradherley no Basha is the current definition of REAL HORROR. 10/10


Axzqueen | Mar 26, 2015 6:09 AM
Love me, bby.


Axzqueen | Mar 24, 2015 9:48 PM
Hitodenashi no Koi is my current obsession. Reread it for a few times now *^* It's godly art made me fangirl! I was rendered speechless, mates. Pretty fucking beast.


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