José María Ken Niimura del Barrio is an artist with spanish and japanese origins, born in Madrid. He is licensed in Fine Arts and has published his comics, illustrations, articles and interviews in several books, magazines and fanzines. He has worked on advertising campaigns (Repsol, Schweppes, Cartoon Network) and has done illustrations for the books 'Japonés en Viñetas' part 1 and 2 (Norma Editorial). Ken Niimura drew the comic books 'Underground Love', 'Clockworld' (Ed. Amaniaco), 'Vacio Absoluto' (Ed. Epicentro) and 'Otras Jaulas' (Ed. Astiberri). He has contributed to magazines like Arruequen, Tos and Barsowia.