Nobuhiro Watsuki

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Birthday
26, 1970
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1970 (age 49)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Japanese cartoonist best known for his Rurouni Kenshin samurai manga series. He based many of his primary and secondary manga characters on actual people, including famous samurai warriors and politicians.

Before Fame

During his high school years, he won an award for Podmark, his earliest manga.

Trivia

He published a manga titled Crescent Moon in the Warring States.

Family Life

His wife, Kaoru Kurosaki, served as curator of his 2013 American exhibition.

Associated With

One of his manga characters, Gein, was inspired by the infamous American murderer Ed Gein.