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]
Wallaby (わらびー, Warabi) 1998–2000 Serialized in Game-jin
Try! Try! Try! 1998 one-shot for Yotsuba&! and related webcomics [3]
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 14 volumes


  1. ^ "○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. ^ 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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