Yusaku Hanakuma





Yusaku Hanakuma


Born
in Japan
January 01, 1967

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a.k.a. 花くま ゆうさく

Yusaku Hanakuma is a Japanese illustrator and cartoonist living in Tokyo. He studied at the premier Setsu Mode Seminar in Tokyo, and is the winner of numerous manga awards, including the GARO Magazine Nagai Katsuichi Award and the 13th Annual Manga Award for Excellence. Hanakuma is famous for his heta uma style (literally, "Bad, but Good") of kinetic and grotesque illustration, and has released numerous titles in Japan, featuring his hapless characters AFRO and HAGE ("Baldie").

In addition to his cult fame as a cartoonist, Hanakuma is a skilled martial artist with a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and writes columns on the sport for a variety of publications.

[--from the Last Gasp edition of Tokyo Zombie]

Average rating: 3.44 · 461 ratings · 62 reviews · 8 distinct works
Tokyo Zombie

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3.67 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
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ダメ人間グランプリ

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リングの汁―旧「リングの汁」から「修斗の汁」まで花くま...

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不死身のニッポン

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メカ★アフロくん

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メカ★アフロくん: 爆裂会社編

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メカ★アフロくん: モンキービジネス編

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Ax Volume 1: A Collection o...

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“--What's going on in there?
--Let me see.
--Some kind of homo grappling shit.”
Yusaku Hanakuma, Tokyo Zombie



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