Yukinobu Hoshino

Yukinobu Hoshino (星野 之宣 Hoshino Yukinobu, born January 29, 1954) is a Japanese manga artist. He was born in Kushiro, Hokkaidō and dropped out of Aichi Perfectural College of Arts mid-semester from the fine arts department. He made his debut in 1975 with Kotetsu no Queen and with Harukanaru Asa won Tezuka prize for an outstanding manga. On 1976, he wrote Blue City for Shukan Shonen Jump.

Initially, his artistic style was similar to that of Mikiya Mochizuki and had humoristic touches, but moved on to the gekiga style. He is known for using the gekiga style to create detailed and serious science fiction stories based on American and European SF novels but creating a completely different storyline. He had also drawn various works based on ancient and pre-historic histories. Amongst other things, he is known for his graphic novel series, 2001 Nights.

Manga works

  • Kotetsu no Queen (鋼鉄のクイーン)
  • Harukanaru Asa (はるかなる朝)
  • Blue City (ブルーシティー)
  • Blue Hole (ブルー ホール)
  • Kyojintachi no Densetsu (巨人たちの伝説)
  • 2001 Nights (2001夜物語)
  • A collection of short stories that look to mankind's exploration of space, and examine the possibilities that we could face when we decide to take those first fateful steps into the unknown.
  • Yamataika (ヤマタイカ)
  • Munakata Kyoju Denkiko (宗像教授伝奇考)

Painting books

  • STAR FIELD(1986年、双葉社)
  • CHRONICLE(1996年、朝日ソノラマ)

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Gekiga (劇画) is Japanese for "dramatic pictures." The term was coined by Yoshihiro Tatsumi and adopted by other more serious Japanese cartoonists who did not want their trade to be known as manga or "irresponsible pictures".
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Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi
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graphic novel is a type of comic book, usually with a lengthy and complex storyline similar to those of novels, and often aimed at mature audiences. The term also encompasses comic short story anthologies, and in some cases bound collections of previously published comic-book
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2001 Nights is a manga series published in the early 1990s by Yukinobu Hoshino. This series is largely inspired by classic hard science fiction, with many visual homages to previous SF novels and films. The title is a fusion of and the Arabian 1001 Nights.
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Blue Hole (ブルー ホール
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2001 Nights is a manga series published in the early 1990s by Yukinobu Hoshino. This series is largely inspired by classic hard science fiction, with many visual homages to previous SF novels and films. The title is a fusion of and the Arabian 1001 Nights.
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