Where Is Manga Created? Working Environemnts Of 10 Popular Japanese Mangaka

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1. Hirohiko Araki

Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

2. Rumiko Takahashi

Ranma, Inuyasha, etc.

3. Eiichiro Oda

One Piece

4. Osamu Tezuka

Astro Boy, Black Jack, etc.

5. Fujiko Fujio A.

Ninja Hattori, Kaibutsu-kun, etc. This is a replica of his room in the famous apartment complex Tokiwa-sou, where a bunch of young and talented artists of 1950s like Osamu Tezuka, Shotaro Ishinomori, and Fujio Akatsuka lived in.

6. Mayu Shinjo

Sensual Phrase (Kaikan Phrase)


Cardcaptor Sakura, XXXHOLiC, etc.

8. Hayao Miyazaki

My Neighbor Totoro, Nausicaa, etc.

9. Takao Saito

Golgo 13

10. Hiroyuki Takei

Shaman King

11. Britney Hamada

Pagyaru. She used to be homeless when she started her manga career where she’d work on her manga on streets!

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