Reiko Shimizu

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Reiko Shimizu
Born (1963-03-26) March 26, 1963 (age 55)
Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Kaguyahime, Himitsu - Top Secret

Reiko Shimizu (清水玲子, Shimizu Reiko, born March 26, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese shōjo manga writer and illustrator. She made her professional debut in 1983 with Sansaro Monogatari in LaLa, and has written primarily for the publisher Hakusensha. She is noted for her works of science fiction and her art style, and is also known for her illustrations of tarot cards called the Miracle Tarot deck.

She received the 2002 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo for Kaguyahime.[1] Her Himitsu - Top Secret has been recommended twice by the Japan Media Arts Festival jury in 2007 and 2008.[2][3] It has also been listed on the Tohan charts four times as of May 2009.[4] Her manga Moon Child is licensed in English by CMX Manga.

Selected works[edit]


  1. ^ 小学館漫画賞:歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2007-08-19. 
  2. ^ "2007 Japan Media Arts Festival Jury Recommends Works". Anime News Network. 2007-12-25. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
  3. ^ "Tsumiki no Ie, Piano Forest, Kaiba Win Media Arts Awards". Anime News Network. 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
  4. ^ "Japanese Comic Ranking, January 29–February 4". Anime News Network. 2008-02-06. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
    "Japanese Comic Ranking, July 29–August 4". Anime News Network. 2008-08-06. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 
    "Japanese Comic Ranking, February 24-March 2". Anime News Network. 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 
    "Japanese Comic Ranking, March 3–9". Anime News Network. 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2009-05-25. 

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