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    Yoshiyuki Okamura - 'Buronson'
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Fumimura, Sho - 'Buronson'

Buronson graduated from the Japanese Air Force Training School in 1967 and served as a radar mechanic until 1969 when he received his discharge. Soon after, hired as an assistant for a Japanese manga studio. He started his manga writing career when he wrote the script of "Pink Punch: Miyabi" in 1972. His first big hit, "The Doberman Detective," came in 1975, but it wasn't until 1983 that the world was introduced to "Hokuto no Ken" (Fist of the North Star) which is seen as his greatest hit of all and was clearly influenced and inspired by the martial arts of Bruce Lee and the apocalyptic future showcased in the Mad Max films.

1989 saw the release of his story "Ourou," serialized in Animal Magazine, and in 1990 a sequel entitled "Ourou Den" was released.

Buronson collaborated with the manga artist Ryoichi Ikegami in several works such as "Strain" and "Human," but perhaps the best known release from the pair is "Sanctuary" which was translated and distributed in the US by Viz comics and written under another pen name, Sho Fumimura.

Date of Birth: June 16th, 1947
Birthplace: Saku, Nagano

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The alias of "Buronson" is a tribute to the American actor Charles Bronson, who was known for growing his mustache in a fashion that Okamura-san immitated.

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