Inio Asano

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Inio Asano (浅野 いにお Asano Inio?, born September 22, 1980 in Ishioka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga author. Asano created the acclaimed manga Solanin, which was released as a feature film in Japan in April 2010, starring Aoi Miyazaki.[1] Known for creating character-driven, realist stories, ranging from slice of life to psychological horror, Asano won first prize in the 2001 GX competition for young manga artists. In 2010, Yomiuri Shimbun described Asano as "one of the voices of his generation."[1]



  1. ^ a b Ozaki, Mio (April 16, 2010). "The disaffected world of Inio Asano". Japan: Yomiuri Shimbun. Archived from the original on April 24, 2010. Retrieved May 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Viz Media to Publish the Poignant New Manga Series What a Wonderful World". Anime News Network. October 6, 2009. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Nijigahara Holograph is coming". Fantagraphics. January 17, 2013. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Viz to Offer Asano's Solanin, Obata's We Were There". Anime News Network. February 18, 2008. Retrieved July 2, 2013. 

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