Ken Akamatsu





Ken Akamatsu

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born
in Japan
July 05, 1968

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Ken Akamatsu (赤松 健, Akamatsu Ken, July 5, 1968 -) is a Japanese mangaka from Tokyo.

In his teenage years, Akamatsu failed the entrance exam to Tokyo University, and applied for Film Study instead (it is speculated that this is where he got the idea for Love Hina). Eventually, he became famous as an illustrator featured in Comiket (short for Comic Market, a comic convention bi-annually held in Japan). He used the pen name Awa Mizuno (水野 亜和, MIZUNO Awa). Akamatsu, still in college, then proceeded to win the Weekly Shonen Magazine award twice. His "A Kid's Game for One Summer" was awarded the coveted 50th Shonen Magazine Newcomer's Award soon after he graduated.

After a big hit with A.I. Love You, he finally made a grand success with his new man...more


Average rating: 3.95 · 38,897 ratings · 581 reviews · 123 distinct works · Similar authors
Love Hina, Vol. 01
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 7,834 ratings — published 1999 — 13 editions
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Negima! Magister Negi Magi,...
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 2,506 ratings — published 2003 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 06
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 1,610 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 05
3.98 of 5 stars 3.98 avg rating — 1,596 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 03
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 1,565 ratings — published 2000 — 9 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 02
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 1,354 ratings — published 2000 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 04
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 1,243 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 07
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,051 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 13
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,001 ratings — published 2004 — 7 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 08
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 1,012 ratings — published 2002 — 7 editions
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“Captain's Log...

...Four days have passed with no sign of human life on this island. Hunger is about to push me to the point of...

...Eating pocket lint.

It looks edible.”
Ken Akamatsu, Love Hina 13

“What is [insert name here]? Does it taste good?”
Ken Akamatsu, Love Hina 13

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