Hideo Yamamoto

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Hideo Yamamoto
Born (1968-06-23) June 23, 1968 (age 52)
NationalityJapan
OccupationManga artist
Known forIchi the Killer
Homunculus

Hideo Yamamoto (山本英夫, Yamamoto Hideo) is a Japanese manga artist. He is best known as the creator of the manga series Ichi the Killer, which was adapted into a live-action film by Takashi Miike in 2001, and Homunculus.

Recurring themes in his manga are crime, sexual deviations, and the human mind.

Biography[edit]

Hideo Yamamoto received the "Tetsuya Chiba Award", given to promising young manga creators in 1988. After resigning from the post of assistant of a popular seinen manga artist, Kenshi Hirokane, he made his professional debut by drawing SHEEP (written by Masahiko Takasho) for Weekly Young Sunday in 1989.

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  1. ^ a b Lin, Maria (May 2005). "Dark Plots in Manga Land". Animefringe. 6 (5). ISSN 1705-3692. Retrieved February 26, 2011. If it's serial killers and unconscious monsters that you want, the following dark manga will leave your head in a satisfying knot.

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