Natsumi Itsuki

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Natsumi Itsuki
Born (1960-02-05)February 5, 1960
Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Jyu Oh Sei
Eight Clouds Rising
Awards 1993 Seiun Award for best science fiction manga - Oz
1997 Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo - Eight Clouds Rising

Natsumi Itsuki (樹なつみ, Itsuki Natsumi, born 5 February 1960 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan) is a Japanese shōjo manga artist best known for writing science fiction manga. She debuted in 1979 with Megumi-chan ni Sasageru Comedy in LaLa. She won the 1993 Seiun Award for best science fiction manga for Oz and the 1997 Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo manga for Eight Clouds Rising.[1][2] Several of her works have been adapted as anime, including Jyu Oh Sei, Oz, Eight Clouds Rising, and Hanasakeru Seishōnen. Her series Demon Sacred and Jyu Oh Sei are licensed in North America by Tokyopop,[3][4] and the anime of Jyu Oh Sei is distributed in English by Funimation.[5]


Story & Art (manga)
Original story (OAV, anime television series)
Anime television series


  1. ^ "日本SFファングループ連合会議:星雲賞リスト" (in Japanese). Retrieved 2007-12-31.
  2. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21.
  3. ^ "Tokyopop Announces New Manga Titles (Update 2)". Anime News Network. 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
  4. ^ "Tokyopop Acquires Jyu Oh Sei Manga". Anime News Network. 2007-07-02. Retrieved 2008-08-24.
  5. ^ "Funimation Offers Subbed Downloads of Jyu-Oh-Sei". Anime News Network. 2008-07-21. Retrieved 2008-08-24.

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