Kiyohiko Azuma

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Kiyohiko Azuma
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]


Title Year Notes Refs[2]
Inma no Ranbu 1997 As Jōji Jonokuchi [1][3]
Wallaby (ja:わらびー Warabi?) 1998–2000 Serialized in Game-jin
ja: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


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