Hirohiko Araki

Hirohiko Araki (荒木 飛呂彦, Araki Hirohiko?), born Toshiyuki Araki (荒木 利之, Araki Toshiyuki?) on June 7, 1960 in Sendai, Miyagi, is a Japanese manga artist. He is best known for his long-running series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, first published in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1987 and which to date has sold over 70 million copies in Japan alone. The story is full of references to Western music and Italy, both of which Araki is reportedly very fond.

Many of Araki's creations have been translated and released in Europe, but so far only Part 3 of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Baoh and Rohan au Louvre have been released in the United States. One popular theory is that Araki's frequent references to Western music may violate American copyright laws. Viz Media has eluded much of this problem in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure by replacing some band references with album or song references, which do not appear to be as strictly guarded.

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