Kyoko Ariyoshi

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Kyōko Ariyoshi
有吉 京子
Born (1950-09-14) September 14, 1950 (age 67)
Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Swan

Kyōko Ariyoshi (有吉 京子, Ariyoshi Kyōko, born September 14, 1950) is a Japanese shōjo manga artist. She was born in Kumamoto City, Kumamoto Prefecture. She debuted by publishing her work Kitty and a Girl (Koneko to Shōjo) in Shukan Margaret in 1971.

Ariyoshi is well known for her works of the ballet stories. Swan (Part 1, 1977 – 1980, and Part 2, 1980 – 1981),[1] Swan -The Prayer of Swan- (1982–1983) and Applause are the representative works. These are all stories of ballet and ballerinas.

Works[edit]

Title Year Notes Refs[2]
Swan 1976–81 Serialized in Margaret magazine
Published by Shueisha in 21 volumes
Apurōzu kassai (アプローズ喝采, Applause Applause) 1997–99 Published in Akita Comics Elegance in 6 volumes
Nijinsukī gūwa (ニジンスキー寓話, Nijinsky Fable) 1987–90 Published in Bouquet Comics in 5 volumes
Swan Act II 2006–09 Published in 4 volumes
Seishun kikku ofu! (青春キック・オフ!, Youth Kick Off) 1977–78 Published in 3 volumes
Hakuchō no inori (白鳥の祈り, Swan of Prayer) 1983 Published in Margaret comics in 3 volumes
Kaedamahaokotowari! Chārī no bōken no maki (かえ玉はおことわり!チャーリーの冒険の巻) 1976 Published in Margaret Comics in 2 volumes
Sensē ni keirei! (センセーに敬礼!, Salute to the Sensei) 1973 Published in Margaret Comics in 2 volumes
Kyūseishu nyūmon (救世主入門, Messiah Introduction) 1994 Published in Princess Comics for 2 volumes
Kaze no yume hana no yume (風の夢花の夢, Wind Yumehana dream of) 1986 Published in Margaret Comics for 2 volumes
Ijippari dai sakusen! ! (意地っぱり大作戦!!, Obstinate Battle II) 1975 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Tobe! Pegasasu (飛べ!ペガサス, Fly! Pegasus) 1976 Published in Margaret Rainbow Comics for 1 volume
Reira kara no tegami (麗羅からの手紙, Letter to Urarara) 1983 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Shiroi mori no kettō (白い森の決闘, White forest of duel) 1977 Published in Margaret Rainbow Comics for 1 volume
Bejitaburu sarada (べじたぶる・サラダ, Vegetable Salad) 1984 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Vu~aruna korekushon (ヴァルナ・コレクション, Varna Collection) 1985 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Nani kusottensai! (なにクソッ天才!, What Damn Genius!) 1972 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Mō sema-ranaide! ( もうセマらないで! , Do not anymore Sema et al) 1974 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Kaedamahaokotowari! (かえ玉はおことわり!) 2004 Published in Futaba Paperback for 1 volume
Apurōzu dai 2-bu kassai ( アプローズ 第2部喝采, Applause Part 2: Cheers) 1986 Published in parts only comics for 1 volume
Burūjuapurōzu (ブルージュアプローズ, Bruges Applause) 1992 Published in Princess Comics for 1 volume
Yume messēji (夢・メッセージ, Dream Messages) 1988 Published in Margaret Comics for 1 volume
Ariyoshi kyōko ji senshū (有吉京子自選集, Kyoko Ariyoshi Author's Edition) 1996 Published by KC Deluxe in 5 volumes
Barē dansā (バレエ・ダンサー, Ballet dancer) 1986

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gravett, Paul (2004). Manga: Sixty Years of Japanese Comics. Laurence King Publishing. p. 93. ISBN 978-1-85669-391-2. Retrieved 27 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "著者:有吉京子" [Kyoko Ariyoshi]. Media Arts Database (in Japanese). Japan: Agency for Cultural Affairs. Retrieved January 1, 2016. 

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