Kaori Yuki

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Kaori Yuki
Born December 18
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Manga artist
Years active 1987–present
Known for Angel Sanctuary
Earl Cain
Website
http://www.yukikaori.jp/

Kaori Yuki (由貴 香織里 Yuki Kaori?, born December 18 in Tokyo, Japan) is a female Japanese manga artist best known for her gothic manga such as Earl Cain, its sequel Godchild, and Angel Sanctuary. Yuki debuted professionally in 1987 with "Ellie in Summer Clothes" (夏服のエリー Natsufuku no Erii?) which ran in the manga anthology Bessatsu Hana to Yume published by Hakusensha, after placing in one of the many contests held by Hana to Yume.[1] Her work is typically serialized in one of Hakusensha's two shōjo manga anthologies, Bessatsu Hana to Yume and Hana to Yume. In 2010, Kaori Yuki was one of many manga artists whose work would appear in the new shōjo manga anthology Aria by the publisher Kodansha on July 28, 2010.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Kaori Yuki is a pen name, the "Kaori" part of "Kaori Yuki" is her real name, and "Yuki" comes from Yuki Saito.[3]

Bibliography[edit]

Manga[edit]

  • Ellie in the Summer Clothes (夏服のエリー Natsufuku no Erī?) (1987)
  • When a Heart Beats (1987)
  • Devil Inside (1988)
  • Earl Cain series (伯爵カインシリーズ Hakushaku Kain Shirīzu?)
    • Forgotten Juliet (忘れられたジュリエット Wasurerareta Jurietto?)
      (1992, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12597-5; English translation, 2006)
    • The Sound of a Boy Hatching (少年の孵化する音 Shōnen no Fukasuru Oto?)
      (1993, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12642-4; English translation, 2006)
    • Kafka (カフカ Kafuka?)
      (1994, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12659-9; English translation, 2007)
    • The Seal of the Red Ram (赤い羊の刻印 Akai Hitsuji no Kokuin?)
      (1994, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, 2 volumes (vol.1: ISBN 4-592-12234-8, vol.2: ISBN 4-592-12235-6); English translation, 2007)
  • Screw (螺子 Neji?)
    (1992–1993, 2001, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-17784-3)
  • Gravel Kingdom (砂礫王国 Sareki Oukoku?)
    (1993, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12624-6)
  • Cruel Fairytales (残酷な童話たち Zankoku na Douwa-tachi?)
    (1993, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12612-2
  • Angel Sanctuary (天使禁猟区 Tenshi Kinryōku?)
    (1994–2000, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, 20 volumes; English translation, 2004)
  • Kaine (1996)
  • Boy's Next Door (少年残像 Shōnen Zanzō?)
    (1997, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-12497-9)
  • Godchild (ゴッド チャイルド Goddo Chairudo?)
    (2001–2003, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, 8 volumes; English translation, 2005)
  • Blood Hound (夜型愛人専門店−ブラッドハウンド-DX Yorugata Aijin Senmonten - Buraddohaundo Derakkusu?)
    (2003–2004, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-18881-0)
  • Parfum Extrait (0の奏香師 Zero no Zōkōshi?)
    (2004–2005, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-18764-4; English translation)[4]
  • Ludwig Revolution (ルードヴィッヒ革命 Rūdovihhi Kakumei?)
    (2004–2007, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, 4 volumes)
  • Fairy Cube (妖精標本 Yōsei Hyōhon?)
    (2005–2006, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, 3 volumes; English translation, 2008)
  • Camelot Garden (キャメロット・ガーデン Kyamerotto Gāden?)
    (2008, Bessatsu Hana to Yume, Hakusensha, one-shot)[5]
  • Grand Guignol Orchestra (人形(ギニョール - Ginyōru)宮廷楽団 Guignol Kyūtei Gakudan?)
    (2008–2010, Hana to Yume Comics, Hakusensha, 5 volumes; English translation, 2010)
  • Demon from a Foreign Land (異域之鬼 IIki no Ki?)
    (2010–2013, Aria, Kodansha, 4 volumes as of July 2012; English translation, 2014[6])
  • Kakei no Alice
    (March 2014–ongoing, Aria)[7]

Art books[edit]

  • The Art of Angel Sanctuary: Angel Cage, 1997, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-73144-1; English translation, 2005
  • The Art of Angel Sanctuary II: Lost Angel, 2000, Hakusensha, ISBN 4-592-73174-3; English translation, 2007

Postcard books[edit]

Video game character design[edit]

References[edit]

Sources:[1]

  1. ^ a b "コミケイト No.53(由貴香織里先生プロフィール)" (in Japanese). Hakusensha. Retrieved March 2, 2009. 
  2. ^ "ARIA|TOP|講談社コミックプラス" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved June 5, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Comic8 - Kaori Yuki" (in Japanese). Comic8. Retrieved April 7, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Parfum Extrait". Chuang Yi. Retrieved March 29, 2010. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Kaori Yuki Creates Camelot Garden One-Shot Manga". Anime News Network. January 28, 2008. Retrieved March 1, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Yen Press Adds High School DxD, Demon From a Foreign Land, Ani-Imo, He's My Only Vampire". Anime News Network. October 12, 2013. Retrieved November 24, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Angel Sanctuary's Yuki To Launch Kakei no Alice Next Month". Anime News Network. December 28, 2013. Retrieved May 5, 2014. 
  8. ^ Card Gallery ISBN @ e-hon.ne.jp

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