Kimiko Uehara

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Kimiko Uehara (上原 きみ子?, Uehara Kimiko, born Murakami Kimiko on 1946-04-25 in Gifu, Japan) is a prominent Japanese shōjo and josei manga artist. She is best known for shōjo series such as Maiko no Uta ("Maiko's Poem"), Lovely Mari-chan, Marybell, Honoo no Romance, Lolly no Seishun, and Yumedokei ("Sweet Memory"). She received the 1990 Shogakukan Manga Award for children's manga for Lovely Mari-chan.[1] Uehara is cited by Naoko Takeuchi, author of Sailor Moon, as an influence, especially her dialog in Lolly no Seishun and Honoo no Romance.[2]

Her current manga is Inochi no Utsuwa, published by Akita Shoten since 1991 in the josei magazine For Mrs..


  1. ^ 小学館漫画賞: 歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-08-19. 
  2. ^ "nagareboshiHE >> information >> manga >> naoko". Archived from the original on 2002-08-06. Retrieved 2007-05-28. 

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