Hanaharu Naruko

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Hanaharu Naruko (鳴子ハナハル?) is a Japanese manga artist, who often works in adult hentai manga.[1]


Naruko's career began in 2002 with the release of his first work, Hitai ("forehead"), in Comic Kairakuten.[citation needed] His first tankōbon collection of hentai manga, Shōjo Material, was published by Wanimagazine on June 30, 2008, and scored a big hit,[2][3] becoming the highest selling adult manga of 2008.[4]

Naruko also works in other fields. In 2005, he drew the manga adaptation of the popular anime, Kamichu!, which was later translated into French.[5] Naruko is the original character designer for the anime Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet.[6]

His work is characterized by mostly full-colored pages, realistically drawn characters, and vivid backgrounds. [7]



Comics not collected in books[edit]


  1. ^ "Naruko Hanaharu". Ero Manga Kansōbun. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "あの鳴子ハナハルのバカ売れ単行本「少女マテリアル」が電子書籍に". UraAkiba.jp. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  3. ^ "少女マテリアル". Ero-S.com. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  4. ^ "成年コミック 2008年売上ランキング". Game Imidas Cube. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Kamichu". Éditions Ki-oon. Retrieved 13 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "村田和也・虚淵玄・鳴子ハナハルで贈る新作テレビアニメ『翠星のガルガンティア』2013年4月スタート". Famitsu.com. 
  7. ^ "Pictures: First release day in Akihabara". Akiba blog. 2008-07-05. Retrieved July 5, 2008. 

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