Tsutomu Nihei studied architecture at school. After graduated he decided to change a little bit direction and became magaka. So, I choose to
show two parts of his work : scenic and portrait/illustration. Both are
very important to assimilate his universe. Tsutomu Nihei speaks about
structures and roads, big constructions and big destructions. He likes
to bring the infinitely tiny in the infinitely large. He likes
Nihei studied architecture and went abroad to work one year in New York. After that year, he returned to Japan and decided to become a mangaka.
He started at Koudansha’s Afternoon and has been TAKAHASHI Tsutomu’s assistant for a while (working on Jiraishin).