Hideo Azuma

Born 6th February 1950 in Hokkaido, Azuma moved to Tokyo and debuted in manga in 1969. He has produced a large body of work in many genres including the comedy Desperate Angel and the Science Fiction Seiun (Japanese Hugo) Award winning Absurd Diary - an honor shared with Otomo's Akira. He is also considered the father of Lolico manga