Akiko Higashimura

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Akiko Higashimura
東村 アキコ
Born (1975-10-15) October 15, 1975 (age 39)
Miyazaki, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Writer, Manga artist
Notable works

http://www.higashimurapro.com/

Akiko Higashimura (Japanese: 東村 アキコ Hepburn: Higashimura Akiko?, born October 15, 1975) is a Japanese manga artist from Miyazaki, Japan. She debuted in the Japanese seinen manga magazine Weekly Morning and later became more notable for her manga Kisekae Yuka-chan which debuted in You magazine. In 2008, she drew the one-shot Chuō-Sen Cinema Paradise for the magazine Jump SQ. She was nominated for the Manga Taishō in 2008 for Himawari: Kenichi Legend, in 2009 for Mama wa Tenparist, and in 2011 for Omo ni Naitemasu.[1][2][3] In 2015, she won the Manga Taishō for Kakukaku Shikajika.[4] Her younger brother Takuma Morishige is the author of the manga My Neighbor Seki.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Kisekae Yuka-chan (きせかえユカちゃん?) (2001, Shueisha)
  • Himawari: Kenichi Legend (ひまわりっ 健一レジェンド?) (2006, Kodansha)
  • Mama wa Tenparist (ママはテンパリスト?) (2007, Shueisha)
  • Kuragehime (海月姫?) (2008, Kodansha)
  • Omo ni Naitemasu (主に泣いてます?) (2010, Kodansha)
  • Kakukaku Shikajika (かくかくしかじか?) (2012, Shueisha)
  • Meropon Dashi! (メロポンだし!?) (2013, Kodansha)
  • Tokyo Tarareba Musume (東京タラレバ娘?) (2014, Kodansha)
  • Bishoku Tantei (美食探偵?) (2015, Shueisha, one-shot)[5]
  • Unnamed manga series (2015, Kodansha)[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "12 Titles Nominated for 1st Ever Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 23, 2008. Archived from the original on 14 January 2010. Retrieved December 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ "10 Titles Nominated for 2nd Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 18, 2009. Retrieved December 23, 2009. 
  3. ^ "13 Titles Nominated for 4th Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 16, 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  4. ^ "Akiko Higashimura's Kakukaku Shikajika Wins 8th Manga Taisho Award". Anime News Network. March 24, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Princess Jellyfish's Higashimura Draws One-Shot Manga About Food & Handsome Detective". Anime News Network. May 27, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Princess Jellyfish's Higashimura Starts Manga Series in August". Anime News Network. June 21, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015. 

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