Akiko Higashimura

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Akiko Higashimura
東村 アキコ
Born (1975-10-15) October 15, 1975 (age 41)
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 now defunct Japanese magazine Bouquet Deluxe in 1999 with Fruits Kōmori (フルーツコウモリ) and later became more notable for her manga Kisekae Yuka-chan which debuted in Cookie 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,[1] in 2009 for Mama wa Tenparist,[2] in 2010 for Princess Jellyfish,[3] in 2011 for Omo ni Naitemasu,[4] and in 2016 and 2017 for Tokyo Tarareba Musume.[5][6] In 2015, she won the Manga Taishō for Kakukaku Shikajika.[7] 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)[8]
  • Himoxile (ヒモザイル) (2015, Kodansha)[9]

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. ^ "10 Titles Nominated for 3rd Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 18, 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-13. 
  4. ^ "13 Titles Nominated for 4th Manga Taisho Awards". Anime News Network. January 16, 2011. Retrieved 2011-01-17. 
  5. ^ "9th Manga Taisho Awards Nominate 11 Titles". Anime News Network. January 18, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2016. 
  6. ^ "10th Manga Taisho Awards Nominates 13 Titles". Anime News Network. January 23, 2017. Retrieved March 15, 2017. 
  7. ^ "Akiko Higashimura's Kakukaku Shikajika Wins 8th Manga Taisho Award". Anime News Network. March 24, 2015. Retrieved March 24, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Princess Jellyfish's Higashimura Draws One-Shot Manga About Food & Handsome Detective". Anime News Network. May 27, 2015. Retrieved May 28, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Princess Jellyfish's Higashimura Starts Manga Series in August". Anime News Network. June 21, 2015. Retrieved June 21, 2015. 

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