Katsuhiro Otomo Overview

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Born: April 14, 1954

Born in Miyagi, Japan, Katsuhiro Otomo grew up with a passion for American and European comics, and for watching American movies. In 1973 he moved to Tokyo to become a comic book artist, making his debut with "A Gun Report," published in Action magazine. He continued to write for Action, with a regular comic strip and a series of short stories. A 1977 trip to New York City inspired Otomo to create "Nippon Sayonara," about a Japanese martial arts professor living in Manhattan. In 1979, Otomo... See All

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