Keiko Nishi

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Keiko Nishi
西 炯子
Born (1966-12-26) December 26, 1966 (age 50)
Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Sanban-chō Hagiwara-ya no Bijin
Love Song

Keiko Nishi (西 炯子, Nishi Keiko, born December 26, 1966 in Ibusuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist.[1] After graduating from Kagoshima Prefectural Ibusuki High School, she attended Tsuru University where she graduated with a degree in Japanese literature. While still attending Tsuru University, Nishi made her professional manga debut with her story Matte Iru yo in Shogakukan's manga magazine Petit Flower.[1]

Nishi currently makes a living as an independent manga artist and a teacher. Her definitive works include Sanban-chō Hagiwara-ya no Bijin and Love Song. Matt Thorn described her in the mid-1990s as "one of the most popular and respected artists of her (twenty-something) generation."[2]


Cover of Love Song.




  1. ^ a b c Van Huffel, Peter (2004-01-17). "Nishi Keiko 西炯子". The Ultimate Manga Guide. Retrieved 2007-07-14. 
  2. ^ Thorn, Matt (February 1996). "Introduction". Four Shōjo Stories. Viz Communications. ISBN 1-56931-055-6. 

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