Usamaru Furuya

Mangaka, Comic Book Creator

1968 –

20

Who is Usamaru Furuya?

Usamaru Furuya is a Japanese manga artist. He graduated from Tama Art University, where he majored in oil painting and developed an interest in sculpting and Butoh dance.

During elementary school, Furuya enrolled in the Osamu Tezuka Manga Correspondence Course and by the time he reached high school he had discovered a darker, more underground style. During college his work evolved from figurative to eventually dealing more with abstract shapes. In 1994 Furuya published his debut series Palepoli in Garo. After graduating from college, he initially planned to work as a full-time artist while doing illustrations on the side, but his manga became successful and his career blossomed.

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Born
Jan 25, 1968
Tokyo
Also known as
  • Furuya Usamaru
  • ふるや うさまる
  • 古屋 兎丸
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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