Maeda (前田) family name, Juan (寿安) first name
Juan Maeda is a popular mid-20th century SM illustrator.
1939: Born in Hokaido.
1957: Drops out of high school and becomes live-in apprentice to Taiga Utagawa.
1963: Houbunsha publishes Maeda's first adult comic. After this, Maeda becomes an adult comic writer for publishers including Futabasha and Shueisha's Playboy.
1970: Draws illustrations for Oniroku Dan's "Cellar Wife" in the first issue of SM Select.
1972: Starting with the August special issue of SM King, Maeda works on Oniroku Dan's "Dramatic Comic: Flower and Snake." This continues until the April 1973 issue.
1985: Moves to Nagano, where his wife's parents live. Makes Nagano the center of his activities.
2008: Creates a DVD cover for Akira Naka's Murusou-Club.
2010: Vanilla Gallery holds the Juan Maeda Seme-e exhibit "Dark Cherry."
Maeda's name "Juan" is pronounced "Joo-ahn," not as the Spanish name "Juan."
Events and performances
1987: April 21-26. "<Lustre> Eight Person League of Published Artists." Kaname Ozuma, Yukio Koaku, Do Shoichi, Miyoji Sawato, Leo Sawaki, Harumi Nishimura, Ken Hikage and Juan Maeda.
- Love Slave (Soft Magic, 1999)
- Juan Maeda's Seme-e Collection (Soft Magic, 2000)
- Secret Charms (Myway Publishing, 2011).
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 From correspondence between Maeda's daughter and Ugo.
- ↑ This marks Maeda's debut in SM magazines.
- ↑ Pronunciation or better translation of title "闇桜" needed.
- ↑ "レオ澤鬼"
- ↑ Art by Akira Kito, Kaname Ozuma, Shiro Kasama and Juan Maeda.