Makoto Yukimura

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Born (1976-05-08) May 8, 1976 (age 38)[1]
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Manga artist

Makoto Yukimura (Japanese: 幸村 誠 Hepburn: Yukimura Makoto?, born May 8, 1976) is a Japanese manga artist. Yukimura made his debut in 2000 with the praised Planetes, serialized in Kodansha Weekly Morning mangazine and adapted into a 26 episodes anime series by the studio Sunrise.[2] Before that, he worked as an assistant for Shin Morimura.[3]

He is currently working on Vinland Saga which was first serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine then moved to the monthly Afternoon magazine due to releases pacing issue.[4] For this work he received the 2009 Japan Media Arts Festival Grand Prize in the manga category.[5] In 2010, he was a guest of the Angoulême International Comics Festival.[6]

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  1. ^ "MANGA BUILDING In the very heart of manga culture.". Angoulême International Comics Festival. Archived from the original on March 7, 2010. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  2. ^ "SUNRISE Inc. Official Site [ 放送・上映情報-放送・上映作品リスト ]". Sunrise. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  3. ^ "『幸村誠先生』 その1 | まんが☆天国" (in Japanese). manganohi.com. Archived from the original on January 8, 2008. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  4. ^ Bahu-Leyser, Emmanuel; translation by Grégoire Hellot (July–August 2009). "Makoto Yukimura L'auteur de Vinland Saga" [Makoto Yukimura The author of Vinland Saga]. Animeland (in French) (153): 84–85. 
  5. ^ "Grand Prize VINLAND SAGA". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  6. ^ "The creator of "The Vinland Saga" is one of the Festival’s special guests. He will be here to meet his fans in the Manga building.". Angoulême International Comics Festival. Archived from the original on March 7, 2010. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  7. ^ "プラネテス(1)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  8. ^ "プラネテス(4)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  9. ^ "ヴィンランド・サガ(1)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 
  10. ^ "ヴィンランド・サガ(8)" (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010. 

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