Hirohiko Araki Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Hirohiko Araki Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7 in
Weight 63 kg
Date of Birth June 7, 1960
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Spouse Asami Araki

Hirohiko Araki is a Japanese manga artist who came to prominence in the 1980s with the creation of the masterpiece JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. Besides that, he is also notably known for his work with Baoh.

Born Name

Hirohiko Araki

Nick Name

Hirohiko

Hirohiko Araki as seen in a picture taken during a speech of his on December 5, 2013
Hirohiko Araki as seen in a picture taken during a speech of his on December 5, 2013 (monoprixgourmet / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Sendai, Japan

Nationality

Japanese

Education

Araki attended the Miyagi University of Education. However, he did not complete his studies there in order to pursue his dream as a manga artist.

Occupation

Manga Artist, Artist

Family

  • Siblings – He has 2 younger identical twin sisters.

Genre

Action, Adventure, Supernatural

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 7 in or 170 cm

Weight

63 kg or 139 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Hirohiko has dated –

  1. Asami Araki – The couple met one another at a group meet-up and later got married after 3 months. They have 2 girls whose names are not known off publicly.
Hirohiko Araki as seen in a photograph that was taken in 2013 at the Japan Media Arts Festival
Hirohiko Araki as seen in a photograph that was taken in 2013 at the Japan Media Arts Festival (Hirohiko Araki / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Japanese)

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • He tends to part his hair in the middle.
  • Thin eyebrows

Hirohiko Araki Favorite Things

  • Book As A Child – The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Hirohiko Araki as seen in a picture that was taken on December 5, 2013
Hirohiko Araki as seen in a picture that was taken on December 5, 2013 (monoprixgourmet / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0)

Hirohiko Araki Facts

  1. He was brought up in Sendai alongside his younger identical twin sisters.
  2. Hirohiko once stated in an interview that it was because of the annoying ways of his sister, he would lock himself in his room and spend most of his time reading manga comics. He has cited manga writer Ikki Kajiwara’s Ai to Makoto and French artist Paul Gauguin to have had an influence on him to be a manga artist.
  3. He had taken an interest in doing manga at an early age and became more passionate about it after a school friend of his praised his work. By the time, Hirohiko was in high school, he had already been sending his work to magazines. However, they were all rejected.
  4. The first piece of Hirohiko’s work that was publicized was Poker Under Arms that won the “Selected Work” title for at the Tezuka Award. During that time, Hirohiko made his debut under the stage name of Toshiyuki Araki.

Featured Image By monoprixgourmet / Wikimedia / CC BY 2.0

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