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October 2, 1964|
|Area(s)||Writer, Manga artist|
Bara-Iro no Ashita
|Awards||2000 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo
2009 Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo
Ryo Ikuemi (Japanese: いくえみ綾 Hepburn: Ikuemi Ryō?, born October 2, 1964 in Nayoro, Hokkaido, Japan) is a Japanese shōjo manga artist. She writes mainly for Margaret, where she debuted in 1979 at age 15 with Maggie. In 1993, her high school romance Pops was adapted as an OVA by Madhouse. She received the 2000 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo for Bara-Iro no Ashita ("Rose-Colored Tomorrow"), and the 2009 Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo for Kiyoku Yawaku. In 2013, Kiyoku Yawaku was adapted into a live action film starring Masami Nagasawa and Masaki Okada.
- 小学館漫画賞：歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2007-08-19.
- "33rd Annual Kodansha Manga Awards Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved 15 May 2009.
- "Masami Nagasawa and Masaki Okada to Star in Kiyoku Yawaku film". Anime News Network. Retrieved 5 February 2015.
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