Hiroya Oku

Hiroya Oku
Born (1967-09-16) September 16, 1967 (age 50)
Fukuoka, Fukuoka
Nationality Japanese
Pseudonym(s) Yahiro Kuon
Notable works
Awards Youth Manga Awards (1988)

Hiroya Oku (奥 浩哉, Oku Hiroya, born September 16, 1967) is a manga artist who is the creator of Gantz, Zero One and HEN, all of which have been serialized in Weekly Young Jump. He is finished working on his most renowned manga, Gantz, which began in July 2000. His manga often contain explicit violence and gore, as well as sexual content.

He won the second prize of the Youth Manga Awards in 1988, under the pen name Yahiro Kuon.

He designed a character for Namco Bandai's Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 fighting game, Soulcalibur IV named Shura.

Personal life

Oku was born in Fukuoka, Fukuoka.

Other Languages
العربية: هیرویا اوکو
español: Hiroya Oku
français: Hiroya Oku
italiano: Hiroya Oku
日本語: 奥浩哉
polski: Hiroya Oku
português: Hiroya Oku
русский: Оку, Хироя
українська: Хіроя Оку
中文: 奧浩哉