Creator Spotlight: Hiroya Oku (Inuyashiki)

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You may know Hiroya Oku from the GANTZ fame. But have you read his most recent manga, Inuyashiki?

To make a point how awesome this manga is, we're letting Oku-sensei speak his mind in this two-part exclusive interview:

Hiroya Oku on Inuyashiki (Creator Interview Part 1 of 2)
Hiroya Oku on Hollywood movies (Creator Interview Part 2 of 2)

About Hiroya Oku
Born in Fukuoka, Japan. Debuted as a mangaka (manga artist) in 1992, with his first series, Hen: Suzuki-kun and Sato-kun in Weekly Young Jump. The series became a hit and was adapted into a live-action TV series in 1996. In 2000 he started his most famous work, GANTZ, a sensational manga using CG for the background, driven by thrilling plots. It was adapted into anime, game, and live-action film and became a widely popular media franchise. In 2014 Oku started his latest series, Inuyashiki, in Evening.

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Although he's usually camera shy, Oku-sensei let us take this video of him drawing the two main characters from Inuyashiki for Kodansha Comics' YouTube series, These Hands Make Manga. Watch the video here.

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We're also giving away the sketch that you saw in the video, autographed and personalized by Oku-sensei. 

All you have to do is take a quick survey
But hurry—this sweepstakes ends on March 23, 2016. 
Click here to find out the contest rules.

Inuyashiki volumes 1-3 are available from Kodansha Comics

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You can also read the latest chapter of Inuyashiki streaming on Crunchyroll.

Find out more about Inuyashiki on KodanshaComics.com