Naoki Urasawa 浦沢 直樹 is a Japanese manga and animation artist . He has single handedly changed the style and history of manga. Urusawa received the Shogakukan Manga Award three times and the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize twice, as well as the Kodansha Manga Award. Three of his series have been adapted into renowned anime: Monster! Yawara! and Master Keaton. His most notable work includes 20th Century Boys and 21st Centiury Boys. He also plays guitar and sings in a rock band.