Kazushi Hagiwara (born April 4, 1963) is a Japanese manga artist. After graduating from Tokyo Designer Gakuin, he made his debut in 1987 with “Slightly Hot Lipstick” in Shukan Shonen Jump, and from 1988 “BASTARD! -The Dark God of Destruction” was serialized in “Shukan Shonen Jump” from 1988 until 1997. From 1992 to 1993, “BASTARD! -Kokuro no Kaiyushin-” was produced as an OVA version from 1992 to 1993.
Hagiwara is known for his distinctive style. His drawings are characterized by a detailed and precise touch. His stories are also original and engaging, blending fantasy, action, and comedy.
Hagiwara is one of the leading manga artists in Japan. His works are loved by many fans around the world.