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Wataru Yoshizumi
Author information
Name in Japanese 吉住渉
Romaji translation Yoshizumi Wataru
Gender Female
Born June 18, 1963
Tokyo, Japan
Death
Occupations Manga artist
Known for

Wataru Yoshizumi(吉住渉 Yoshizumi Wataru) is a Japanese manga artist. She was born as Mari Nakai (中井 真里 Nakai Mari) on June 18, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated with a degree in economics from Hitotsubashi University. Yoshizumi started her career as a Japanese manga artist while working as an office lady.

Her debut manga was a short story called "Radical Romance" that was published in 1984, in the summer issue of Ribon Original. She is known as a social manga artist, and is a good friend of fellow manga artists Naoko Takeuchi, Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Megumi Mizusawa.

She is best known for Marmalade Boy and Ultra Maniac. In March 2013, Yoshizumi launched a new sequel to Marmalade Boy, titled Marmalade Boy Little.[1]

Published worksEdit

From To Title Magazine Status Volumes
1988 1988 Quartet Game Ribon Complete 1
1988 1992 Handsome Girlfriend Ribon Complete 9
1992 1995 Marmalade Boy Ribon Complete 8
1996 1996 Kimi Shika Iranai Ribon Complete 2
1997 1999 Mint na Bokura Ribon Complete 6
2000 2001 Random Walk Ribon Complete 3
2001 2003 Ultra Maniac Ribon Complete 5
2004 2005 Datte Suki Nandamon Ribon Complete 2
2006 2007 PxP Ribon Complete 1
2006* 2006* Cherish Chorus Complete 1
2007* 2008* Spicy Pink Chorus Complete 2
2009* 2009* Cappuccino Chorus Complete 1
2009 2012 Chitose, etc. Margaret Complete 7
2013 Marmalade Boy Little Cocohana Ongoing

* - refers to volume release date.

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