COMIC ARTIST

Masami Kurumada

1953 - Today

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Masami Kurumada (車田 正美, Kurumada Masami, born December 6, 1953) is a Japanese manga artist and writer, known for specializing in fighting manga featuring bishōnen and magical boy. He is the founder of the manga studio Kurumada Productions or Kurumadapro for short. He is famous as the creator/author of popular manga, such as Ring ni Kakero, Fūma no Kojirō, Saint Seiya and B't X. His male protagonists are a reflection of the classical and modern society's archetype of the true men. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Masami Kurumada has received more than 207,698 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Masami Kurumada is the 56th most popular comic artist (up from 89th in 2019), the 756th most popular biography from Japan (up from 862nd in 2019) and the 17th most popular Japanese Comic Artist.

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Among COMIC ARTISTS

Among comic artists, Masami Kurumada ranks 56 out of 174Before him are Enki Bilal, Naoki Urasawa, Jerry Siegel, Art Spiegelman, Joe Shuster, and Riyoko Ikeda. After him are Naoko Takeuchi, Gosho Aoyama, Vicar, Al Taliaferro, Marjane Satrapi, and Guido Crepax.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1953, Masami Kurumada ranks 113Before him are Rick Moranis, Antonio Tajani, Wang Yi, Tom Hulce, Christoph Daum, and Sergei Ivanov. After him are Laurentino Cortizo, Tito Jackson, Richard Bremmer, Ian Khama, Mitsuo Watanabe, and Robert Wisdom.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Masami Kurumada ranks 756 out of 5,560Before him are Sawao Kato (1946), Osachi Hamaguchi (1870), Mariya Takeuchi (1955), Matsumura Sōkon (1809), Hasegawa Tōhaku (1539), and Riyoko Ikeda (1947). After him are Seichō Matsumoto (1909), Prince Koreyasu (1264), Shō Hashi (1371), Naoko Takeuchi (1967), Gosho Aoyama (1963), and Eiko Ishioka (1938).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Japan

Among comic artists born in Japan, Masami Kurumada ranks 17Before him are Yoshihiro Togashi (1966), Katsuhiro Otomo (1954), Hirohiko Araki (1960), Shigeru Mizuki (1922), Naoki Urasawa (1960), and Riyoko Ikeda (1947). After him are Naoko Takeuchi (1967), Gosho Aoyama (1963), Mitsuru Adachi (1951), Machiko Hasegawa (1920), Kazuo Koike (1936), and Mitsuteru Yokoyama (1934).