(February 3, 1964 - living) Japan
Gay Erotic Artist
Tagame Gengoroh is a mangaka (manga artist) who specializes in gay BDSM erotic manga, many of which depict graphic violence. The men he depicts are hypermasculine, and tend to be on the bearish side.
He began his career as a mangaka in 1982, while he was studying graphic design at Tama Art University (specialty graphic design). His works have been published in several Japanese gay magazines, including G-men and SM-Z.
His manga Gunji was translated into French in 2005. Tagame is openly gay.