This article will answer every question you have about Kentaro Miura. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Miura do for a living?
- Who are Miura’s parents and siblings?
- What are Miura’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Miura married or does he have a girlfriend/ boyfriend?
- Does Miura have any children?
- Where is Miura now?
- How tall is Miura?
- How much money does Miura earn?
- What is Miura’s net worth?
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Who is Kentaro Miura?
Kentaro Miura was a prominent Japanese Manga artist. He was widely known for his acclaimed dark fantasy series Berserk, which began serialization in 1989 and continued until his death. Berserk as of 2021 had sold more than 50 million copies in circulation, thus making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time. Because of his excellence as a manga artist, he went on and received the Award for Excellence in 2002 at the 6th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes.
How Old Is Kentaro Miura?
He was 54 years at the time of his death on May 6, 2021. Having been born on July 11, 1966, in Chiba, Japan. Miura shared his birthdate with celebrities such as; Alessia Cara, Lil Kim, TheOrionSound, David Henrie, Carl Judie (1958-2021), and many more.
Kentaro Miura Family
Who are Kentaro Miura Parents?
According to news on the internet, it shows that his parents met and married while they were students at Musashino Arts School. His father did storyboards for commercials while his mother taught a course. However, their names and whereabouts are not mentioned on the internet.
Does Kentaro Miura have Siblings?
There is no news on the internet regarding whether he had siblings or was born as the only child. In case of news regarding this matter, we will update it here as possible.
Kentaro Miura Education
He received his high school in an unmentioned high school, but in 1982 while in high school, he enrolled in an artistic curriculum. After high school, he applied for entrance to Nihon University.
Kentaro Miura Marital Status
In his entire lifetime, he never married and thus devoted his entire life to the creation of anime.
Kentaro Miura Kids
He did not have any kids in his lifetime.
Kentaro Miura Career
He created his first manga entitled Miuranger at the age of 10 in 1976 which was published for his classmates in a school publication, and the series ended up spanning 40 volumes. He went on and created his second manga entitled Ken e no Michi (“The Way to the Sword”) in 1977 in which he used Indian ink for the first time. In 1979, while in middle school, his drawing techniques improved greatly as he started using professional drawing techniques. While in high school, he befriended fellow manga artist Koji Mori where they both co-authored a science fiction doujinshi which was sent to Weekly Shonen Sunday.
In 1985, he applied for entrance to the art college of Nihon University. There, he submitted a short project Futatabi for examination and was therefore granted admission. Later, the project earned him the 34th Newcomer Manga Award from Weekly Shonen Magazine. That same year, his next work, NOA was published in Fresh Magazine but was not successful. While working for Buronson in 1988 on a project titled King of Wolves, he published a prototype of Berserk in Hakusensha’s Monthly ComiComi, the 48-page prototype placed second in ComiComi 7th Manga School competition.
The full serialization of Berserk would end up becoming his most famous and successful work. A sequel of King of Wolves, entitled Oro Den (“Legend of the King of Wolves”) was published in 1990 in the same magazine. Monthly Animal House was renamed Young Animal in 1992 where Berserk continued serialization. That same year, he collaborated with Buronson on the manga Japan which also was published in Young Animal. In addition, Miura supervised the production of a 25-episode anime adaptation of Berserk produced by OLM, Inc. in 1997 which aired on NTV in the same year. And also supervised the 1999 Dreamcast video game Sword of the Berserk: Guts’ Rage. At the 6th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prizes, he received the Award for Excellence for Berserk.
Starting in 2006, Berserk went on frequent and often breaks and alternated between monthly and irregular serializationBerserk as of 2018 was collected into 40 tankobon volumes in Japan and had more than 50 million copies in circulation worldwide as of May 2021, including digital versions. The series also spawned a host of merchandise, both official and fan-made, ranging from statues, and action figures to key rings, video games, and a trading card game. And thus various art books and supplemental materials were also released based on Berserk by Miura. In 2013, he released the short standalone a manga Giganto Maxia published in 2016 in English-speaking territories by Dark Horse. A short manga entitled Duranki produced by Miura’s personal manga Studio Gaga was serialized in Young Animal Zero in 2019.
Kentaro Miura Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body he stood at a height of 5ft 8inches (1.79m) and a weight of 80kg (176lbs)
Kentaro Miura’s Salary and Net Worth
His salary is not dated on the internet but had an evaluated net worth of $1.1 million.