Urasawa, Naoki
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Naoki Urasawa

[ Urasawa, Naoki ]
Profile and general info
Name in native language: 浦沢直樹 (うらさわ なおき)
Family name: Urasawa
Country: Japan
Birth date: Saturday, January 2, [56 years old]
Birth place: Tokyo, Japan
Bio

Graduated from Meisei University with a degree in economics. After being one of the finalists for the Shogakukan New Comic Award in 1982, he began his professional career in 1983. As a hobby Urasawa is also the vocalist and guitarist of a rock band.

Awards
  • 1989 – The 35th Shogakukan Manga Award for Yawara!
  • 1997 – The Best Manga Award from the 1st Japan Media Arts Festival for Monster
  • 1999 – The 3rd Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Manga Award for Monster
  • 2000 – The 46th Shogakukan Manga Award for Monster
  • 2001 – The 25th Kodansha Manga Award for 20th Century Boys
  • 2002 – The 48th Shogakukan Manga Award and the Best Manga Award from Japan Media Arts Festival for 20th Century Boys
  • 2004 – The Angoulême International Comics Festival for 20th Century Boys
  • 2005 – The 9th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Manga Award and the Best Manga Award from Japan Media Arts Festival for Pluto (with Takashi Nagasaki and Macoto Tezka)
  • 2008 – Japan Cartoonist Award Grand Prize for 20th Century Boys
Trivia
  • Graduated from Meisei University with a degree in economics.
Filmography
As a composer:
  • 2008 20-seiki shônen: Honkaku kagaku bôken eiga
Self:
  • 2009 Bakushô mondai no nippon no kyôyô
  • 2007 Purofesshonaru: Shigoto no ryûgi

Videos

External links

Interview with Naoki Urasawa at 20th Century Boys UK Official site
link to: http://www.4digitalmedia.com/20cb/creatornaokiuras.html
«I had an idea for a manga that was based on some mysterious symbol. I was in the bath on the day I finished drawing Happy! [a series Urasawa drew before 20th], and a passage of a speech flashed in my head. It goes, “Without them we wouldn’t have lived to see the 21st Century. Ladies and gentlemen, I...» (show all)
Naoki Urasawa Music Web site
link to: http://www.flying-dc.com/nu/nu-pc_index.html

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Movies

Filmography

(partial)
20th Century Boys: Chapter Two - The Last Hope20th Century Boys: Chapter Two - The Last Hope

20-Seiki Shonen: Dai 2 Sho - Saigo No Kibo

writer

Year: 2009

20th Century Boys20th Century Boys

20-Seiki Shonen

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Year: 2008

 




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