October 18, 1971|
Shimanto, Kochi, Japan
|Otogi Matsuri, Btooom!|
Junya Inoue (井上 淳哉, born 1971 in Shimanto, Kochi, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. He is also known by the name Joker Jun. In 1991 he replied to a recruitment ad for Toaplan. Along with some other staff Inoue was transferred to Gazelle before he left to join Cave, where he worked as character and graphic designer, sound producer, and a video game director. ESP Ra.De. was his first title as graphic director. He debuted as a manga artist in 2002, with his work Otogi Matsuri (おとぎ奉り, lit. Dark Offering). His newest work, Btooom!, has been serialized since 2009 and is ongoing as of December 2016.
|Pretty Soldier: Sailor Moon||1995||Graphic Designer|
|Air Gallet||1996||Graphic Designer|
|ESP Ra.De.||1998||Graphic Director, Sound Producer|
|Guwange||1999||Character Design, Character Voice|
|Progear||2001||Director, Character & Mechanic Design|
|DoDonPachi DaiOuJou||2002||Super Adviser|
|Deathsmiles II||2009||Supervisor, Voice Cast|
|Chrono Crusade||2000–2002||Assistant (vol. 2–3, 5)|
|Otogi Matsuri: Dark Offering||2002–2008||Story and Art|
|Btooom!||2009–2018||Story & Art|
|Btooom!||2012||Original work, End card illustration|
- "Profile". Retrieved January 1, 2017.
- "Junya Inoue Video Game Credits and Biography - MobyGames". MobyGames. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
- "'BTOOOM!' Season 2: Manga Ending Has Two Versions, Spinoff 'BTOOOM! U-18' A Prequel – Anime Sequel Possible?". The Inquisitr. 2018-02-23. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
- Kemps, Helen (September 13, 2010). "The Art of Shooting with Junya Inoue". Otaku USA. Retrieved January 1, 2017.