Hitoshi Iwaaki

Hitoshi Iwaaki (岩明均, Iwaaki Hitoshi)
Birthdate July 28, 1960
Birthplace Tokyo
Gender Male
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Writer

Hitoshi Iwaaki (岩明均, Iwaaki Hitoshi; born July 28, 1960) is a Japanese manga artist, whose works include the science-fiction/horror series Parasyte. The Mixx editions of Parasyte romanize his name as "Hitosi Iwaaki", while the Del Rey Manga editions use "Hitoshi Iwaaki".

In 1993, he received the Kodansha Manga Award for Parasyte.[1] He was a finalist for the 2005 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Grand Prize for Historie.[2] In 2010 Historie took the grand prize in the manga division of the 2010 Japan Media Arts Festival.[3]

Works Edit

  • Fuuko no Iru Mise (4 volumes, Morning 1986-1988)
  • Hone no Oto (1 volume, short stories, Morning 1990, large format edition, 2003)
  • Parasyte (10 volumes, Afternoon 1990-1995, Perfect Edition: 8 volumes, 2003) First published in English by Mixx, republished in English by Del Rey Manga
  • Tanabata no Kuni ("The Country of Tanabata") (4 volumes, Big Comic, Perfect Edition: 2 volumes, 2003)
  • Yuki no Touge, Tsurugi no Mai (2001, Kodansha)
  • Heureka, (2002, Hakusensha)
  • Historie, (2004-ongoing, 6 volumes as of May 2010, Afternoon)

Iwaaki also contributed a story to Neo Devilman.

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