Akira Fukaya is a Japanese manga artist who studied at Tama Art University in Japan.
After graduation, he began working as a special make-up artist for film director Shinya Tsukamoto. In 1994, Fukaya-sensei debuted as a manga artist. His work includes Akio Kikou Bali (Akio's Travel Story in Bali), Hakobiya Ken (Ken the Transporter), Spice Beam, and Mitsurin Shonen ~ Jungle Boy. He also has drawn the manga version of Tetsuo: The Bullet Man, one of Tsukamoto's cyberpunk films. Currently, Fukaya-sensei also runs a manga café, Manga Kukan, in Tokyo. The cafe is specifically designed for aspiring manga artists to practice their drawing skills and hosts drawing lessons throughout the year.
Convention Guest Appearances
- Naka-Kon 2016 - March 11-13, 2016 in Overland Park, KS