Hajime Isayama Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Akinwalere Olaleye
Jan 31, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on May 18, 2022
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About Hajime Isayama

Hajime Isayama has been an active manga artist since 2006.
Hajime Isayama was a part of the storyboard for several parts of the 'Attack On Titan' anime. He is also given complete credit as the original creator of every AoT anime series.
Hajime Isayama, a manga artist from Japan, was born on August 29, 1986. 'Attack On Titan' was his first series, which is 'one of the best selling manga series of all time' in the world as of December 2019. With 'Attack On Titan', Hajime Isayama established himself as a professional manga artist. It is also adapted into anime series with several other adaptations. Keep reading to learn more about his net worth, career, and early life.

Hajime Isayama’s Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Hajime Isayama’s net worth?

The estimated net worth of Hajime Isayama is $45 million. This creator has been able to garner this net worth due to production royalties and manga sales.

How much does Hajime Isayama earn per year?

The annual earnings of Hajime Isayama are currently unknown.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Hajime Isayama?

The height of Hajime Isayama is currently not disclosed.

How old is Hajime Isayama?

Hajime Isayama is currently 35 years old and will turn 36 in August 2022.

Childhood And Education

Hajime Isayama was born on August 29, 1986 to Emi Isayama and Mitsuo Isayama in Oita Prefecture's Oyama located in Japan that is currently a portion of Hita.
He was born with black hair and dark brown eyes and under the zodiac sign of Virgo. While at Hita Rinko Senior High School, Hajime Isayama started to submit his manga series to various contests. After graduating high school, he enrolled in the Kyushu Designer Gakuen in the art department's manga design program. Hajime Isayama applied to MGP or Magazine Grand Prix, which was promoted by the publishing company called Kodansha Ltd in 2016. There are no further details available about his family.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Hajime Isayama’s partner?

Hajime Isayama is married and has not disclosed the name of his wife. However, he declared in December of 2018 that he got married in early 2018. There is no information on whether or not he has children.

Career And Professional Highlights

Hajime Isayama moved to Tokyo when he was 20 years old to make a career as a manga artist. He started to work at an internet cafe.
The 'Attack Of Titan' short version later became a part of the first anime adaptation on Blu-ray and in the guidebook of this series. Initially, Hajime Isayama presented his manga work to Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump. They suggested that Isayama change his story and style to suit the magazine's style. However, he decided to take his work to Kodansha Ltd's Weekly Shonen Magazine.
Hajime Isayama began the 'Attack On Titan' manga series with the Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in 2009. Kodansha USA released the English version of 'Attack Of Titan' and has inspired a live-action movie, video games, many visual novels, a TV anime adaptation, three light novels, and five manga series (spin-offs).

Best Known For…

Although Hajime Isayama has many manga works other than the 'Attack On Titan' franchise, the AoT is the most well-known manga series.

What awards has Hajime Isayama won?

Hajime Isayama received the 'Fine Work' award for his 'Attack Of Titan' short version in 2006.
Isayama's 'Heart Break One' received the 'Special Encouragement Award' at the Freshman Manga Award of the 80th Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2008. In the same contest, his work called 'Orz' was nominated as a selected work in the following year. His 'Attack On Titan' serial work received a nomination for the 16th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize and fourth Manga Taisho and won the 35th Kodansha Manga Award in the Shōnen category in 2011. Most awards for AoT came in 2014 with the True Believer Comic Award, 27th Harvey award, E-book Awards, Pochi Awards, and NEO Awards.

Hajime Isayama’s Hobbies And Interests

Hajime Isayama revealed in 2019 that he wishes to open a spa once 'Attack Of Titan' is finished.

Other Interesting Hajime Isayama Facts And Trivia

  • The 'Daz' character in the manga series, 'Attack Of Titan', is the most similar to Hajime Isayama, as stated by Isayama.

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Hajime Isayama Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

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