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Kazuo Koike (小池 一夫, Koike Kazuo, May 8, 1936 - April 17, 2019) was a prolific Japanese manga writer (gensakusha), novelist and entrepreneur. His works include Crying Freeman, Lady Snowblood, Lone Wolf and Cub, Mad Bull 34 and Samurai Executioner.
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However, an arguably more important role he had in the development of Japanese manga was as a mentor. His confidence in the power of the writer as a force led him in 1977 to establish the Gekiga Sonjuku program to educate new creators. You might know some of the graduates from this program; they include:


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