Hiromu Arakawa, Monkey Punch, and Leiji Matsumoto Contribute to Hometown Manga Collections

Manga greats write about their home prefectures

Some big names in the field have contributed to the two newly released volumes of Magazine House's Hometown Manga series. Lupin III creator Monkey Punch and Fullmetal Alchemist's Hiromu Arakawa are among the manga artists who write about growing up in Hokkaido prefecture, while Captain Harlock creator Leiji Matsumoto headlines the Fukuoka collection. Arakawa previously wrote about growing up on a Hokkaido farm in Hyakushō Kizoku (Noble Farmer)


The full list of contributors includes:

 

 

Hokkaido Hometown Manga

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (Dirty Pair, character design works for the Mobile Suit Gundam series)

Nawoki Karasawa (Kasumi Den, Canine Evangelion)

Hiromu Arakawa

Monkey Punch

Waki Yamato (Haikara-san ga Tōru, Babysitter Gin)

Tsubasa Nunoura (Pikupiku Sentarou)

Takeshi Maekawa (Tekken Chinmi)

Ryou Ikuemi (Kiyoku Yawaku, Pops)

Shino Yukiko (Ijiwaru, Tenshi to Date )

 

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko


Ryou Ikemi

 

Fukuoka Hometown Manga

Katsumi Yamaguchi (Radical Scanty, Mon! Mon!! Mon!!!)

Tochi Ueyama (Cooking Papa)

Kazuhiro Uchida (Shiro to Arukeba)

Mayumi Kurata (Gorgeous Meshi)

Yasuyuki Kunimoto (Junk Boy)

Seizou Watase (Kita no Lion)

Misao Kataoka (Good Job, Get Pleasure)

Masakazu Yamaguchi (Oshitone Tenzen)

Keiko Yamada (Go Go Heaven, Kashura)

Kazushige Miyazaki (Miya-chan no Geimu Jinsei)

Tow Nakazaki (Shining Force Neo, Raiseiden Jupiter O.A.)

Leiji Matsumoto


Tochi Ueyama


Seizo Watase


via Comic Natalie

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime. 

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