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Sweet Blue Flowers
Takako Shimura (志村貴子 Shimura Takako, born October 23, 1973) is a female manga artist primarily known for her manga works published in Japan which feature LGBT (especially about lesbian and transgender) topics. Originally from Kanagawa, she now resides in Tokyo. Her series Aoi Hana was adapted as an anime television series broadcast in 2009. Her series Wandering Son has been licensed in English by Fantagraphics Books and an anime adaptation aired in 2011. In 2014, she collaborated with the original character concepts for the anime Aldnoah.Zero. In 2016, she provided the character designs for the anime Battery.
- Shikii no Jūnin (敷居の住人) (1997–2002, 7 volumes)
- Seikatsu Ijishō (生活維持省) (2003, one-shot)
- Boku wa, Onna no Ko (ぼくはおんなのこ) (2003, 1 volume)
- Boku wa Onna no Ko (ぼくはおんなのこ) (1997, debut story)
- Rakuen ni Ikō (楽園に行こう)
- Shōnen no Musume (少年の娘)
- Akemi no Theme: Teruo-hen (アケミのテーマ テルオ編)
- Akemi no Theme: Yoshio-hen (アケミのテーマ ヨシオ編)
- Akemi no Theme: Haruo-hen (アケミのテーマ ハルオ編)
- Hana (花)
- Dōnika Naru Hibi (どうにかなる日々) (2002–2004, 2 volumes) On April 14, 2015 two volumes in a new edition with additional material were published simultaneously.
- Love Buzz (ラヴ・バズ) (2002–2005, 3 volumes)
- Wandering Son (放浪息子 Hōrō Musuko) (2002-2013, 15 volumes)
- Sweet Blue Flowers (青い花 Aoi Hana) (2004-2013, 8 volumes)
- Kawaii Akuma (かわいい悪魔) (1 volume)
- Toaru Hi (とあるひ) (2004–2005, 2 chapters)
- Route 225 (ルート225) (adaptation of the Chiya Fujino novel, 2007–2008, 1 volume)
- Fushō no Musuko (不肖の息子) (2009, one-shot)
- Awajima Hyakkei (淡島百景) (2011-ongoing, 1 volume as of April 14, 2015)
- Musume no Iede (娘の家出) (2012-ongoing, 2 volumes as of February 19, 2015)
- Okite Saisho ni Suru Koto wa (起きて最初にすることは First Thing I Do When I Wake Up) (2013, 1 volume as of May 23, 2015)
- Wagamama Chie-chan (わがままちえちゃん) (2014-2015, 1 volume as of March 25, 2015)
- Original character concepts for Aldnoah.Zero (2014)
- Koi Iji (こいいじ) (2014-ongoing, 1 volume as of March 13, 2015)
- Sayonara, Otoko no Ko (さよなら、おとこのこ) (2016-ongoing)
- "Takako Shimura's Wandering Son Manga Gets Anime". Anime News Network. March 11, 2010. Retrieved March 11, 2010.
- 志村貴子まつり 2015 [Takako Shimura festival 2015] (in Japanese). Ohta Publishing. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
- "Takako Shimura's Aoi Hana Yuri Manga Gets TV Anime". Anime News Network. March 6, 2009. Retrieved April 17, 2010.
- かわいい悪魔 (in Japanese). Ohta Publishing. Retrieved May 23, 2015.
- "Aoi Hana/Hourou Musuko's Shimura to Launch New Manga". Anime News Network. April 14, 2011. Retrieved April 14, 2011.
- 淡島百景 [Awajima Hyakkei] (in Japanese). Ohta Publishing. Retrieved May 22, 2015.
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