Minoru Furuya

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Minoru Furuya
Area(s)Manga artist
Notable works
Ping-Pong Club

Minoru Furuya (古谷 実, Furuya Minoru, born March 28, 1972) is a Japanese manga artist from Saitama Prefecture.

His debut work was Ike! Inachū takkyū-bu, known in English as Ping-Pong Club, published in Young Magazine. It was adopted into a 26 episode anime in 1995. In 1996, he won the Kodansha Manga Award for Ping-Pong Club.[1]

Two of his series have been adapted to the big screen, namely Himizu in 2011, and Himeanoru in 2016.


Works[edit]

Title Year Notes Refs[2]
Ping-Pong Club 1993–1996 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 13 volumes
Boku to Issho (僕といっしょ, The Same as Me) 1997–1998 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 5 volumes
Green Hill (グリーンヒル, Gurinhru) 1999–2000 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 3 volumes
Himizu (ヒミズ) 2001–2002 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 4 volumes
Shigatera (シガテラ, Ciguatera) 2003–2005, Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 6 volumes
Wani tokage gisu (わにとかげぎす) 2006–2007 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 4 volumes
Himeanoru (ヒメアノ~ル) 2008–2010 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 6 volumes
Saruchinesu (ja:サルチネス, Saltiness) 2012–2013 Serialized in Young Magazine
Published by Kodansha in 4 volumes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on August 16, 2007. Retrieved August 21, 2007.
  2. ^ "著者:古谷実" [Author: Minoru Furuya]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved February 8, 2016.

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