comic panel by Hiroshi Hirata

It was expected that Hiroshi Hirata, born in Tokyo, would take over his father's business after his death. However, Hirata turned to creating comics and became one of the masters of samurai stories. Proving himself a versatile artist, he created numerous stories with varying characters, mostly about soldiers and often inspired by tales or novels. His work includes titles such as 'Jaken Yaburetari', 'Tsunde ha Kazushi', 'Mosû Ogidachi' and 'Shikon'.

comic panel by Hiroshi Hirata

Last updated: 2006-12-28

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