What are some more artists that drew doujins before doing actual manga?
There's that word again
Sumeragi is one example. Though ironically she used to draw yaoi of a series and was later hired to illustrate a manga focusing on female characters from the same series.
Makoto likes where this is heading, Tsubaki is ashamed at such lewd behavior taking place in front her and Noel is curious. These girls need to be arrested for corruption of a minor.
Look what they've done! The corruption has turned the innocent into the oppressor.
Motoi's the most famous example because he drew Pretty Neighbor, which Azuma read. He was so impressed by his ability to copy his artstyle that I believe he prompted Dengeki to hook him up with a deal.
Koume Keito still does doujinshi.
Hiroe Rei does too.
Takeda Hiromitsu made one of my favorite saber doujins.
Yoshikadu prototyped Tsugumomo with an H-manga.
I've seen some crappy doujinshi from Akamatsu Ken.
That's all I can think of off the top of my head.
Both Kiyotaka Haimura and Motoi Fuyukawa started doing porn before they started to illustrate Index/Railgun. In Fukuyama's case, he got popular in /a/ thanks to the Pretty Neighbor series, everybody was shocked when we learned that he was starting a manga in the same magazine that published Yotsuba.
>Imizu will never make a Fantasy Manga
Feels bad man, he has some god tier art.
>Hisasi who got canned at chapter 1
thank god now she can finally back drawing porn
Okayado did, one page monstergirl porn strips online before doing the published Monster Musume monthly and 12Beast bi-monthly. Monster Musume is getting an anime this summer too.
The one page strips were so much better than the Monster Musume manga though ;__;
Anyway, my favourite story about ero doujin artists going pro is that the Railgun mangaka got his job after Azuma was really impressed by the Pretty Neighbor doujins and recommended him to the magazine.
Half of these are either smut or doujin artist.
Try to spot porno artist.