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Hirohiko Araki (荒木 飛呂彦, Araki Hirohiko, born June 7, 1960) is a Japanese manga artist. He made his debut under the name Toshiyuki Araki (荒木 利之, Araki Toshiyuki) in 1980 with his one-shot Poker Under Arms, and began his professional career with the short series Cool Shock B.T., Baoh, and The Gorgeous Irene. Araki is best known for his long-running ongoing series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, which was first published in Weekly Shōnen Jump in 1987 and has to date sold over 100 million copies in Japan alone. The series is known for frequent references to Western rock music, fashion, and Italy, all of which Araki is reportedly very fond of.