Hirohiko Araki

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Birthday
7, 1960
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
7, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Known for his bestselling JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga series, he also worked on the Baoh, Oingo Boingo Brothers Adventure, and Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan Japanese cartoon series. 

Before Fame

During his childhood, he repeatedly read the Ai to Makoto manga series. He created his first original manga, Poker Under Arms, in 1980.

Trivia

Following the 2011 Japanese tsunami, he created art depicting the many historic Hiraizumi monuments that were damaged in the natural disaster.

Family Life

He grew up in Sendai, Japan, as the older brother of identical twin girls.

Associated With

As a child, he was fascinated and inspired by the work of French painter Paul Gaugin.