武直朴, ボイチ, Moo-Jik Park, Mujiki Park
Birth Place: Seoul Korea Current residence: Tokyo Japan Birthday: Jan 29 1973 Website: http://boichi.com/ Intended to be a manga artist from his childhood days Mujiki Park aka Boichi majored college in physics as preparation to draw science fiction works and also to learn the technology of performance and imaging. He went on to graduate school to major in image technology. In 1993 while still enrolled he debuted in a Korean shoujo manga magazine. Since then he is gaining popularity releasing a number of works and publishing books on how to draw manga targeting a wide range of reader. He also published books focusing on the art of manga as well as the use of computer assisted tools. He rejoins Japan in 2004 and steps into the world of Japanese manga with Space Chef Caisar published in the monthly Comic Gum. Since then he published many manga and oneshots. In 2005 he publishes Lovers in Winter. A compilation of 9 out of his 11 hentai oneshots serialized in the adult magazine Comic Aun. In 2006 he publishes 2 scifi oneshots: Hotel Lucca 2011s award for Best Oneshot and Present both in the magazine Morning. Along with All for the Tuna Stephanos and Diadem theyll be compiled in 2008 in the Hotel tankoubon. SunKen Rock was in 2006 his first long serialization becoming his flagship series until its completion in 2016. It was published in the biweekly magazine Young King by Shonen Gahosha. Several spinoff were also published in Young King such as one focusing on Yumin in 2011 or Pickaxe in 2012. A third one titled Feed Yumin was published monthly in 2012 in the Monthly Young King of Shonen Gahosha. Boichi was also the artist of Raqiya written by YAJIMA Masao and published chez Kodansha from 2008 to 2010 as well as for the Terra Formars Asimov spinoff of 2016 published by Shueisha. Similarly he was the artist of the oneshots Brutality by Takeda Yuusuke in 2007 and eques by Kengo Miyatani i 2012. Boichi is also an accomplished humanitarian. As to express his sentiment toward Vietnam and apologize for Koreas action during the war SunKen Rock volume 2s royalties were donated to the NPO Children of Vietnam. Among other actions he also initiated actions such as Korean mangakas drawing a support page for Japans 2011 March 11th Thoku earthquake by giving the royalties to the Red Cross. Its also with the will to help the reconstruction of Japan following this traumatic event that he begins at the end of 2011 up till 2013 the publication of H.E the Hunt for Energy in Shueishas Jump X magazine. He never fails to show his support to the Freedom of Speech and liberty as he did for the events of Paris Terror Attacks or during the Refugee Crisis. Boichis manga are firstly published in Japanese but some are also available in a variety of languages such as French Italian German Spanish Thai English Korean and Chinese showing the always growing interest of the world in his work.