Kiyohiko Azuma

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Kiyohiko Azuma
あずまきよひこ
Area(s) Manga artist
Pseudonym(s) Jōji Jonokuchi (序ノ口譲二)
Notable works
Azumanga Daioh, Yotsuba&!

Kiyohiko Azuma (あずまきよひこ Azuma Kiyohiko?, born May 27, 1968 in Takasago, Hyōgo Prefecture) is a Japanese manga artist. From 1999 to 2002, he released the four-panel manga series Azumanga Daioh, about a group of high school girls, which was adapted into an anime series. In 2003, he started a slice-of-life manga series Yotsuba&!, about the adventures of a five-year-old girl; it is serialized in the monthly magazine Dengeki Daioh. Prior to these series, he worked on a hentai manga called Inma no Ranbu under the pseudonym Jōji Jonokuchi (序ノ口譲二?).[1]

Works[edit]

Title Year Notes Refs[2]
Inma no Ranbu 1997 As Jōji Jonokuchi [1][3]
Wallaby (わらびー Warabi?) 1998–2000 Serialized in Game-jin
Try! Try! Try! 1998 one-shot for Yotsuba&! and related webcomics [4]
Azumanga Daioh 1999–2002 Serialized in Dengeki Daioh
Published by MediaWorks in 4 volumes
Magical Play 2001–02 Character designs for ONA series. Published by Dengeki Comics
Yotsuba&! 2003–present Serialized in Dengeki Daioh
Published by ASCII Media Works in 13 volumes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "○ず○んがとは違うのだよ!あ○まん○とは!序ノ口譲二入荷しました!" [It's not *zu*nga! Not A*man**! We received some Joji Jonokuchi.]. Mandarake (in Japanese). Retrieved January 31, 2008. 
  2. ^ "著者:あずまきよひこ" [Author: Kiyohiko Azuma]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved January 19, 2016. 
  3. ^ "So I stumbled upon Inma No Ranbu". deviantart.com. Retrieved October 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ Chad Clayton (June 6, 2005). "Yotsuba&! vol. 1". Anime Jump!. Archived from the original on May 10, 2006. Retrieved August 8, 2007. 

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