Moyoco Anno (安野 モヨコ Anno Moyoko, born March 26, 1971) is a manga artist and fashion writer. Her manga and books have attained considerable popularity among young women in Japan. She primarily writes josei manga, however her most popular work, Sugar Sugar Rune is targeted at younger girls. She also won the 29th Kodansha Manga Award in 2005 for Sugar Sugar Rune.
In an Oricon poll, she was voted the number eight most popular manga artist among females and thirteen in the general category. Several of her works have been adapted into anime, TV, and film, including Happy Mania, Hataraki Man and Sakuran.
Moyoco Anno was born on March 26, 1971 in Suginami, Tokyo. She was raised in Tama, Tokyo, and currently resides in Kamakura, Tokyo.
Her first work, Mattaku Ikashita Yatsura Daze was published in 1989. In 1993, she began serializing Trumps! in Bessatsu Friend. Cho Kanden Shojo Mona was published in 1994, originally written throughout 1990 to 1992. During 1995, Peek a Boo! was released and her popular josei title, Happy Mania begins. Happy Mania was also serialized in Shodensha's Feel Young magazine for eleven volumes. Anno continued writing short josei and shojo series throughout the late 90s, including Shibou to Iu Na no Fuku o Kite (1997), Patrol QT (1997), Jelly in the Merry-Go-Round (1997), Angelic House (1997), Love Master X (1998), and Chameleon Army (1999).
Moyoco Anno published two titles in 2000, including her first seinen title, Flower & Bees, and Tundra Blue Ice. The next year, Anno's Sakuran and Babe-G are released. In 2003, her most popular work, Sugar Sugar Rune began in Nakayoshi. Hataraki Man begins the following year in Weekly Morning. Jelly Beans and Kantoku Fuyuki Todoki are published in 2005. Anno continued on to Gekkou Himejion (2007) and Ochibi-san (2008). She also contributed a short story to an anthology, Japan as Viewed by 17 Creators in 2006.
Her upcoming series is scheduled to premiere in early 2013.
|1994*||1994*||Cho Kanden Shojo Mona||Complete||1|
|1995||2001||Happy Mania||Feel Young||Josei||Complete||11|
|1995*||1995*||Peek a Boo!||Complete|
|1996||1997*||Jelly in the Merry-Go-Round||CUTiE Comic||Shōjo||Complete||3|
|1997||1998*||Love Master X||CUTiE Comic||Josei||Complete||3|
|1997*||1997*||Patrol QT||Shōjo Friend||Shōjo||Complete||1|
|1998||2000*||Tundra Blue Ice||Young You||Josei||Complete|
|1998||2002||Jelly Beans||CUTiE Comic||Shōjo||Complete||4|
|1999||2003||Flowers & Bees||Young||Seinen||Complete||7|
|1999||1999*||Buffalo Gonin Musume||CUTiE Comic||Complete|
|2002||2002||Kantoku Fuyuki Todoki||Feel Young||Josei||Complete||1|
|2003||2007||Sugar Sugar Rune||Nakayoshi||Shōjo||Complete||8|
|2004||2007||Hataraki Man||Weekly Morning||Josei||Hiatus||4|
* - refers to volume release.
|Moyoco Anno's works|