Yūji Aoki

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Yūji Aoki
Born (1945-06-09)June 9, 1945
Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan
Died September 5, 2003(2003-09-05) (aged 58)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Manga artist
Awards 1992 Kodansha Manga Award (Naniwa Kin'yūdō)
1998 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize

Yūji Aoki (青木 雄二 Aoki Yūji?, June 9, 1945 – September 5, 2003) was a Japanese manga artist born in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto, Japan.

He is best known for his 1990 debut manga Naniwa Kin'yūdō (ナニワ金融道?, literally The Way of Osaka Financing, colloquially translated as The Way of the Osaka Loan Shark), for which he won the 1992 Kodansha Manga Award for general manga[1] and the 1998 Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Award for Excellence.

Takahiro Kochi was his assistant.

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  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 

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