About Haruichi Furudate (古舘春一)
When he was 25, he brought his manga to the Weekly Shonen Jump editorial department.
In 2008, received the honorable mention for “King Kid (王様キッド)” at the 14th Jump Treasure Newcomer Manga(JTNM) Award . It was published on “Weekly Shonen Jump” official website.
Then, his debut work, “Asobiba (アソビバ。)” published in “Akamaru Jump” 2009 WINTER as One-shot comic.
In 2009, he published “Teacher Yotsuya’s ghost story (詭弁学派、四ッ谷先生の怪談)” in “Weekly Shonen Jump” , and serialized it from the following year for the first time.
He is the first manga artist who serially publishing among the winners of JTNM Award.
After the end of “Teacher Yotsuya’s ghost story” series, the one-shot comic, “Haikyu!!” was published in “Shonen Jump NEXT!” and “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 2011.
After a year of elaboration, he began serializing “Haikyu!!” in “Weekly Shonen Jump” in 2012.