Chieko Hosokawa

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Chieko Hosokawa
Born (1935-01-01) January 1, 1935 (age 82)
Osaka, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) manga artist and writer

Chieko Hosokawa (細川 智栄子 (formerly 細川 知栄子), Hosokawa Chieko, born January 1, 1935 in Osaka, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist.[1][2] She made her professional debut in 1958 with Crimson Rose (くれないのバラ, Kurenai no Bara).[1][3] Her series Crest of the Royal Family, which received the 1991 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo,[4] has been continuously serialized in Princess since 1976.

Her series Akogare was adapted into a TV drama series, titled Hanayomeishō wa Dare ga Kiru (花嫁衣裳は誰が着る) in 1986.[3] Another series, Attention Please, was adapted from a 1970 TV drama series produced for Japan Airlines. A newer version of the TV drama was produced in 2006. Shortly after this, a producing deal fell through. This was a controversial deal that contained her painting a live walrus.




  1. ^ a b c 細川智栄子プロフィール (in Japanese). MangaV. 2005. Retrieved 2007-12-15. 
  2. ^ 細川智栄子&芙~みん (in Japanese). 少女漫画ラボラトリー【図書の家】. 2007-02-10. Retrieved 2007-12-15. 
  3. ^ a b c 【細川知栄子】作品リスト(1958~79/初期作品を中心に) (in Japanese). 少女漫画ラボラトリー【図書の家】. 2003-08-19. Retrieved 2007-12-15. 
  4. ^ 小学館漫画賞:歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on 2011-01-03. Retrieved 2007-08-19. 
  5. ^ Mituki (2007-12-14). 細川智栄子先生作品データ集 (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-12-15. 

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