Kentaro Miura Wiki and Biography
Kentaro Miura was born on July 11, 1966, in Chiba, Chiba, Japan. He was a Japanese manga artist.
Miura was best known for his popular dark fantasy manga Berserk, which began serialization in 1989 and continued until his death.
Kentaro Miura Career and Berserk
As of January 2016, Berserk had over 40 million copies in circulation, making it one of the best-selling manga series of all time. The Berserk series has spawned a host of merchandise, both official and fan-made, ranging from statues, action figures to key rings, video games, and a trading card game.
In 2002, Miura received the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
Berserk was is just the tip of the iceberg. Muira had other works like:
- Futatabi (1985)
- Berserk Prototype (1988)
- King of Wolves (1989)
- Berserk (1989–2021)
- Ourou Den (1990)
- Japan (1992)
- Gigantomakhia (2013–2014)
- Duranki (2019–2021)
Miura stated that the work that had the biggest impact on its own is the manga series Fist of the North Star (1983 debut). In particular, Miura was influenced by Nagai’s manga Violence Jack (1973 debut).
Other influences cited by Miura include the Japanese fantasy novel series Guin Saga (1979 debut), Paul Verhoeven films, the Hellraiser series (1987 debut), shōjo manga works, Disney films, and the works of Hieronymous Bosch, M.C. Escher, Gustave Doré, and Pieter Bruegel.
Kentaro’s Cause Of Death
Kentaro passed away at the age of 54 on May 6th, 2021. After an autopsy was conducted, it was concluded that he died of acute aortic dissection. This statement was released by Berserk publisher, Hakusensha.
Kentaro’s Wife And Children
Miura was known to keep his private life away from the public eye. For Instance, he had assistants but preferred to do his work on his own terms.
Kentaro was not in a relationship at the time of his death and/or was never in a relationship that was, made public. Due to the fact that he was not in any relationship, Miura also had no children.
Kentaro Miura’s Net Worth
Kentaro had a net worth estimated at around $2million.