藤沢とおる, Toru Fujisawa, Tohru Fujisawa
Birth:Jan 21, 1967
A Japanese manga author. His name is romanized as Tohru Fujisawa on the Tokyopop Englishlanguage Great Teacher Onizuka books and as Toru Fujisawa on the Kodansha bilingual releases. His first serialized work was Adesugata Junjou Boy published from 1989 in Weekly Shonen Magazine. Fujisawas bestknown work is Great Teacher Onizuka GTO about a biker Eikichi Onizuka and his attempt to become and remain a teacher. It is a sequel to Shnan Junai Gumi and its side story Bad Company. In 1998 Fujisawa won the Kodansha Manga Award for Great Teacher Onizuka.