|Name Hanaharu Naruko|
Hanaharu Naruko (鳴子ハナハル Naruko Hanaharu) is a Japanese manga artist, who often works in adult hentai manga.
Naruko's career began in 2002 with the release of his first work, Hitai ("forehead"), in Comic Kairakuten. His first tankōbon collection of hentai manga, Shōjo Material, was published by Wanimagazine on June 30, 2008, and scored a big hit, becoming the highest selling adult manga of 2008.
Naruko also works in other fields. In 2005, he drew the manga adaptation of the popular anime, Kamichu!, which was later translated into French. Naruko is the original character designer for the anime Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet.
His work is characterized by mostly full-colored pages, realistically drawn characters, and vivid backgrounds.