Momoko Sakura

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Miki Miura
Born Miki Miura
(1965-05-08) May 8, 1965 (age 49)
Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka
Nationality Japanese
Other names Momoko Sakura
Occupation Manga artist
Known for Coji-Coji, Chibi Maruko-chan

Miki Miura (三浦 美紀 Miura Miki?, born May 8, 1965), pen name Momoko Sakura (さくら ももこ?), is a Japanese manga artist from Shimizu, Shizuoka Prefecture. She is the creator of the long-running manga Chibi Maruko-chan (published in Ribon from 1986 to 1996), based on her own childhood, and the more surreal fantasy series Coji-Coji, which ran from 1997 to 1999. She also worked with Marvelous Interactive on creating the Dreamcast title, Sakura Momoko Gekijō Coji-Coji, and Nintendo on creating the Game Boy Advance title, Sakura Momoko no Ukiuki Carnival. In 2005, she designed the characters for the Xbox 360 title Every Party.

In 1989, she received the Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo for Chibi Maruko-chan.[1]

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  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 

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