about me

Harukichi is a self-proclaimed composer, cartoonist, pho-toy-grapher, translator of foreign comics. He also creates as a writer from time to time. He was born on the island of Hokkaido in 1973.

You can always email me at: noiserelax(AT)gmail(DOT)com
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Blog of Harukichi

<Toge No Jizo> book shop 「峠の地蔵」ショップ、自著等販売中。

<Toge No Jizo> e-books branch

Harukichi as a music composer

Mikami Harumichi (real name)
Tokura 2-5
Hakodate, Hokkaido 042-0953

<Year 2017>

DJ Cat Gosshie debut in Serbia! here

<Year 2016>

Harukichi published a Serbian comic "Bakugekichi Serbia karano tegami"(original title: Regards from Serbia) by Aleksander Zofraf.  Price:1400JPY「爆撃地セルビアからの手紙」アレクサンダー・ゾグラフ作 ハル吉訳 1400円発売。

  Harukichi published a New Zealand comic titled"Seppukhime to Sukeban Jessica"(Princess Seppuku and Jessica of the skoolyard) by Karl Willis. Price:1100JPY
切腹姫とスケ番ジェシカ」カール・ウィリス作 ハル吉訳 発売1100円

C’est Bon Anthology vol 34<<Re: Creation & Idleness>>
One of my DJ Cat Gosshie stories is featured in the CBA vol.34.

Solo exhibition was held at Amexica during 16th and 26th June.

巨大写真集「満猫全席 Part2」発売。
My hand-made BIG photobook "満猫全席 Part2"(loosely translated as "Cats on Every Table"Part 2) is released. English edition is here.

<Year 2015>
Harukichi's novel "The adventure of DJ Goshogawara" is released in 3 volumes. more info

 Harukichi starts the japanese website of the web comic "DELIA" by Hans Rickheit & Krissy Dorn.海外ウェブ漫画「DELIA」の日本語翻訳サイト「デリア」を開始。

<<DJ Cat Gosshie short stories part4>> English edition is available. 32pages.  PayPal 600JPY including world wide shipping.  Mail me before ordering. noiserelax★gmail.com

 『猫DJゴッシー短編集4』 350円発売

 Harukichi published the 2nd edition of the comic "NEET METAL", japanese edition of the swedish heavy metal comic "Ove, den 34-arige hardrokaren" by Daniel Ahlgren.

"DJ Cat Gosshie in KKK" is selected as one of 93 works from 120 contribution over the world and included in the anthology book "Comics Cookbook".

 New story "DJ Cat Gosshie fights for a better world" is included in "Si!"#21 from Latvia.

 Most of DJ Cat Gosshie comic#1 are featured in 『Treasury of Mini Comics Vol. 2』(Fantagraphics) edited by Michael Dowers.

<Year 2014>

 A story of DJ Cat Gosshie is included in komikaze #13, an international comic magazine from Croatia. You can read the story for free in the komikaze webzine page.

 two stories of my comics are featured in CEST BON anthology vol.24 , an international comic magazine from Sweden.

Harukichi released his second album "Hotel Califormeow"(CD-R).

Harukichi translated and released the finnish comic "カウガール・ナニの冒険"(The adventure of cowgirl NANI, author: Jouko Nuora).   

 My hand-made photobook "満猫全席"(loosely translated as "Cats on Every Table")got an honorable mention in EPSON photo grand prix.

<Year 2013>
  DJ CAT Gosshie (both English & Japanese edition) part1, 2 and the japanese edition of "KONA, Monarch of monster isle"( translated and published by me) are aquired to the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library of Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.

Harukichi translates and publishes the legendary comic "KONA, monarch of monster isle" (public domain) of Sam Glanzman.

 DJ CAT Gosshie part2 English edition (self published) by Harukichi is released as paper format 28pages, 250JPY a copy. please contact me.

"DJ-katten Gosshie möter en rymdvarelse" [the swedish edition of DJ Cat Gosshie meets an alien], a 4 page comic, is featured in the website of the great swedish synthesizer KING: Ralph Lundsten.here

Harukichi translates and publishes the anthology comic "Nigeria Urban Legends" in digital format. The comic are originally published by Comicbandit press in Nigeria.

Harukichi have written and published "TZADIK DISC GUIDE 100" in paper format.

Harukichi published the comic "NEET METAL"in paper format, the japanese edition of the swedish heavy metal comic "Ove, den 34-arige hardrokaren" by Daniel Ahlgren.

 DJ CAT Gosshie part1 English edition (self published) by Harukichi is released as paper format 400JPY a copy (contact me) and also digital eidition in DL market.105JPY!

<Year 2012>
My short comic is selected as one of  the best 89  from over 300 works in the  anthology "SILENCE 2012" published by international comic festival "ligatura"in Poland.
My comic is in page 147

My first comic exhibition was held for one month in the international comic festival "Boom fest" in St.Petersburg, RUSSIA.

<Year 2011>
Harukichi wrote a guide book «Let’s read alternative foreign comics». The book’s 170 pages tell about 50 foreign comics that were published after 2000. It also included a series of comics of Russian author Oleg Tischenkov «Cat».

Harukichi became the winner of the Boomfest festival competition.

His short comic is selected as one of  the best 43  from over 200 works in the  anthology "SILENCE 2011" published by international comic festival "ligatura"in Poland.
My comic is in page 51

<Year 2010>
Harukichi founded Electronic Publishing House Toge No Jizo, where he began to publish mini-comics by Annco from Korea, Eric Kriek from Holland, Hans Rickheit and Robert Goodin from the U.S. At the moment he is the only publisher in Japan, who publishes foreign alternative comics in electronic format.