Kamui Fujiwara

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Kamui Fujiwara at Lucca Comics and Games 2015

Kamui Fujiwara (藤原 カムイ, Fujiwara Kamui, born September 23, 1959 in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese character designer and manga artist. Fujiwara's father was a soldier in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. He excelled in mathematics and computer science when in grade school[citation needed]. He graduated from the Kuwasawa Design School. Fujiwara won an honorable mention in 1979 for his debut manga titled Itsu mo no Asa ni in the 18th Tezuka Award along with Toshio Nobe (also an honorable mention) and Tsukasa Hojo, who won the top prize awarded. He was heavily influenced by Katsuhiro Otomo, and a defining feature of his work is the fine attention to detail. His pen name "Kamui" has its origins in the name of the Ainu god of creation, Kamuy, and he has used it since high school.[1] He has had stories published in the manga anthology series Petit Apple Pie.



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  1. ^ "Fujiwara Kamui FAQ" (in Japanese). Retrieved September 24, 2010.

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