He went to Toho High School for his graduation. In 1996 he was a visiting professor of Kanazawa Gakuin University Faculty of Letters.
Akagawa started his profession as a mystery author in 1976, and his first novel was distributed in the next year. Picking up ubiquity for his diverting riddles, Akagawa turned into a top of the line creator. Notwithstanding his 16 primary arrangements, he has composed different works, producing 10 to 20 books every year.
His most popular series were based on Holmes, the tortoiseshell looking cat, named as The Mikeneko Hōmuzu, in which a feline illuminates the secrets, is especially well known. The primary book in the arrangement, Mikeneko Hōmuzu no suiri (The Deductions of Holmes, the Tortoiseshell Cat), distributed in 1978, prodded a sensational increment in the quantity of female pursuers purchasing secret books, which in Japan had already advanced for the most part to men. There are presently more than 40 titles in the seemingly perpetual arrangement, and new portions continue coming.
He is known best for his amusing puzzles. Humorous mysteries are not Akagawa's exclusive strong point. His first full-length work, Puppet's Trap, is an anticipation novel with hints of gothic ghastliness.
Other works of his, The Incident in the Bedroom Suburb and Voice from Heaven were later made into anime, while Sailor Suit and Machine Gun was made into a popular live action movie.
Akigawa is extremely prolific; as of 2013, he had written more than 560 novels in the course of his thirty-year career, over 300 million individual published volumes.
Akagawa hasn't shared much of his political interests or view publicly but truly believes in the power of equality for all without discrimination.
Quotations: "I didn't especially have an objective of 500 books as a main priority, yet the quantity of my productions simply continued developing. I don't know whether I can make it to the 600th novel, however the length of pursuers sit tight for my works, I'd adoration to proceed with writing," Akagawa said.
Akagawa has expressed his feelings on helping those who need solace. He is extremely known for his caring and kindness and wishes people to care for each other.
He is affable and local. He cherishes kids and is a decent parent. He is sentimental, devoted and exceptionally defensive.