Usamaru Furuya

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Furuya".
Usamaru Furuya
Born Furuya Usamaru
古屋 兎丸
(1968-01-25) January 25, 1968 (age 46)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Manga artist, illustrator
Nationality Japanese
Notable works Palepoli
Short Cuts
Lychee Light Club

Usamaru Furuya (古屋 兎丸 Furuya Usamaru?, born January 25, 1968 in Tokyo, Japan) 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.[1]

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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  1. ^ "Usamaru Furuya". Lambiek.net. Retrieved 2009-03-22. 

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