Kentaro Miura Biography – Kentaro Miura Wiki
Kentaro Miura was a Japanese manga artist. Miura was well known for his popular dark fantasy manga Berserk, which began serialization in 1989. He made his first manga in 1976 at the age of 10 years, entitled Miuranger, which was published for his classmates in a school publication. The manga ended up spanning 40 volumes. A year later, he made his second manga called Ken e no Michi (The Way to the Sword), using India ink for the first time.
In 1979, his drawing techniques improved greatly as he started using professional drawing techniques. Miura’s first dōjinshi was published, with the help of friends, in a magazine in 1982. At the age of 18 years, Miura worked as an assistant to George Morikawa, of Hajime no Ippo fame.
In 1985, he applied for the entrance examination of an art college at Nihon University. He was later admitted after submitting his project. Miura’s project was later nominated for Best New Author in the Weekly Shōnen Magazine. In 1988, he published a prototype of Berserk in Hakusensha’s Gekkan ComiComi. This 48-page prototype placed 2nd at the 7th ComiComi’s Manga-School prize. The serialization of Berserk started in Hakusensha’s Monthly Animal House in 1989.
Miura supervised the production of 25 anime episodes of Berserk that aired in the same year on NTV, in 1997. In 1999, he contributed to the Dreamcast video game Sword of the Berserk: Guts’ Rage including co-writing the story’s plot. He also made contributions in the release of another video game adaptation entitled Berserk Millennium Falcon Arc: Chapter of the Holy Demon War which Miura also helped to write, in 2004. In 2013, he released the standalone manga Gigantomakhia, which was released into English-speaking territories as Giganto Maxia by the publisher Dark Horse in 2016.
Kentaro Miura Age
Kentaro was born on July 11, 1966, in Chiba City, Chiba Prefecture, Japan. He died on May 6, 2021 at the age of 54 years.
Kentaro Miura Wife
Kentaro Miura’s Wife is unclear.
Kentaro Miura Cause of Death
On May 20, 2021, the Hakusensha editorial department announced Miura’s death stating that Miura died on May 6, 2021, due to an acute aortic dissection. A private ceremony was held by his family. He died on May 6, 2021, at the age of 54 years.
Kentaro Miura Net Worth
Kentaro Miura’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.