Peach-Pit

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This article is about the manga artist duo. For the US publisher, see Peachpit. For the pit of a peach, see Peach. For the location in 90210 fiction, see Beverly Hills, 90210 franchise.
Peach-Pit
Native name ピーチ・ピット
Type Manga studio
Founder(s)
  • Banri Sendo
  • Shibuko Ebara
Headquarters Japan

Peach-Pit (ピーチ・ピット Pīchi Pitto?) is a female manga artist duo in Japan, made up of Banri Sendo (千道 万里 Sendō Banri?) and Shibuko Ebara (えばら 渋子 Ebara Shibuko?). Their group name derives from the diner hangout Peach-Pit from the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210.[1] Although both have similar styles, with some artwork it is possible to identify which artist drew it. Both are known for their bishōjo styled works. As noted in their books, they are both Geminis and have "Almost flushed our phones down the toilet...twice."

The two of them grew up together and went to the same elementary school and have been best friends ever since. Both started as doujinshi manga artists, but not as Peach-Pit. Then they were scouted by Dengeki Comic Gao!.[1] In 2008, one of their manga, Shugo Chara!, was awarded the Kodansha Manga Award for best children's manga. Shugo Chara was also turned later into an Anime television series.

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  1. ^ a b Bamboo Dong (August 14, 2005). "Anime News Network's interview with Peach-Pit". Anime News Network. Retrieved January 31, 2009. 

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