Yukari Ichijo

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Yukari Ichijo
Born (1949-09-19) September 19, 1949 (age 69)
Tamano, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Area(s) Manga artist
Notable works
Yūkan Club, Pride
Awards Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo - Yūkan Club
Japan Media Arts Festival Excellence Prize - Pride

Yukari Ichijo (一条ゆかり, Ichijō Yukari, born 19 September 1949 in Okayama Prefecture, Japan) is a Japanese shōjo and josei manga artist. She debuted in 1968 with Yuki no Serenade. In 1986 she received the Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo for Yūkan Club,[1] and in 2007, she received an Excellence Prize in manga at the Japan Media Arts Festival for Pride.[2] Several of her series have been dramatized, including Yūkan Club as an anime OVA and Designer and Tadashii Ren'ai no Susume as high-rated live-action television dramas.[3] A live-action film based on her work Pride was released in 2009.


  1. ^ Joel Hahn. "Kodansha Manga Awards". Comic Book Awards Almanac. Archived from the original on 2007-08-16. Retrieved 2007-08-21. 
  2. ^ "Japan Media Arts Plaza". Retrieved 2007-12-17. 
  3. ^ "Series Based on Yukari Ichijo Manga Dominate Afternoon TV". Anime News Network. 2005-10-13. Retrieved 2007-12-17. 

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