Fusako Kuramochi

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Fusako Kuramochi (くらもち ふさこ, Kuramochi Fusako, real name 倉持房子 Kuramochi Fusako, born 14 May 1955 in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese shōjo manga artist. She debuted with Megane-chan no hitorigoto, published in the 1972 Autumn issue of Bessatsu Margaret. She left Musashino Art University before graduation.

Her manga Tennen Kokekkō received the 1996 Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo manga,[1] and was adapted as a live-action movie in 2007. Her series A-Girl was adapted as an anime OVA in 1993. Her manga Hana ni Somu won the Grand Prize category of the 21st Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize in 2017.[2]


  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21.
  2. ^ "Hana ni Somu Manga Wins 21st Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize's Top Award". Anime News Network. Retrieved 16 May 2017.

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