Ken Akamatsu





Ken Akamatsu


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
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Average rating: 3.98 · 56,880 ratings · 747 reviews · 228 distinct works · Similar authors
Love Hina, Vol. 01

3.73 avg rating — 10,449 ratings — published 1999 — 17 editions
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Negima! Magister Negi Magi,...

3.89 avg rating — 3,577 ratings — published 2003 — 10 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 03

3.94 avg rating — 2,214 ratings — published 2000 — 14 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 06

3.95 avg rating — 2,186 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 05

3.98 avg rating — 2,125 ratings — published 1999 — 13 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 02

3.92 avg rating — 2,129 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 04

3.92 avg rating — 1,772 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 07

3.99 avg rating — 1,589 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 08

4.01 avg rating — 1,519 ratings — published 2002 — 11 editions
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Love Hina, Vol. 13

4.02 avg rating — 1,369 ratings — published 2003 — 10 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

“I feel like I'm heading full speed in the wrong direction.”
Ken Akamatsu, Negima!: Magister Negi Magi, Volume 21

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