December 26, 1966 |
Ibusuki, Kagoshima, Japan
|Sanban-chō Hagiwara-ya no Bijin
Keiko Nishi (西 炯子 Nishi Keiko, born December 26, 1966 in Ibusuki, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese manga artist. 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.
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."
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