Miyako Maki

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Miyako Maki (牧 美也子 Maki Miyako?, born July 29, 1935 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan) is a former Japanese manga artist. She made her professional debut in 1957 with Haha Koi Warutsu (母恋いワルツ?). She received the 1989 Shogakukan Manga Award for General for Genji Monogatari,[1] a Japanese manga version of Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji. She is the creator of Licca-chan, a popular Japanese doll. Her husband is well-known manga artist Leiji Matsumoto.[2] After marrying Matsumoto she ended her career and started to live as a traditional Japanese housewife.

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  1. ^ "小学館漫画賞:歴代受賞者" (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2009-02-12. 
  2. ^ allcinema 牧美也子 まき・みやこ