Wataru Yoshizumi





Wataru Yoshizumi


Born
in Tokyo, Japan
June 18, 1963

Genre

Influences
Naoko Takeuchi, Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Megumi Mizusawa


Wataru Yoshizumi (吉住渉, Yoshizumi Wataru) is a Japanese mangaka. 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 mangaka while working as an office lady. Her debut manga was a yomikiri (short story) called "Radical Romance" that was published in 1984, in the summer issue of Ribon Original. She is known as a social mangaka, and is a good friend of fellow mangakas Naoko Takeuchi, Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Megumi Mizusawa.

Yoshizumi currently (as of 2007) has her works published in both Ribon and Chorus.


Average rating: 4.02 · 40,215 ratings · 624 reviews · 91 distinct works · Similar authors
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 1 (Marm...

3.93 avg rating — 8,746 ratings — published 1992 — 15 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ultra Maniac, Vol. 01

3.99 avg rating — 6,502 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 5 (Marm...

4.14 avg rating — 2,113 ratings — published 1994 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ultra Maniac, Vol. 02

4.16 avg rating — 1,960 ratings — published 2001 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 2 (Marm...

4.11 avg rating — 2,097 ratings — published 1992 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ultra Maniac, Vol. 04

4.21 avg rating — 1,769 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 4 (Marm...

4.11 avg rating — 1,826 ratings — published 1992 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 8 (Marm...

4.15 avg rating — 1,653 ratings — published 1996 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ultra Maniac, Vol. 03

4.16 avg rating — 1,620 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 3 (Marm...

4.10 avg rating — 1,703 ratings — published 1992 — 12 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Wataru Yoshizumi…
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 1 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 2 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 3 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 4 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 5 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 6 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 7
Marmalade Boy 16 Volume edition (16 books)
by
4.05 avg rating — 22,122 ratings

Marmalade Boy, Vol. 1 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 2 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 3 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 4 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 5 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 6 Marmalade Boy, Vol. 7
Marmalade Boy (8 books)
by
4.04 avg rating — 21,085 ratings

Ultra Maniac, Vol. 01 Ultra Maniac, Vol. 02 Ultra Maniac, Vol. 03 Ultra Maniac, Vol. 04 Ultra Maniac, Vol. 05
Ultra Maniac (5 books)
by
4.08 avg rating — 13,215 ratings

Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 01 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 03 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 02 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 04 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 05 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 06 Somos chicos de menta
Mint na Bokura 16 volume edition (16 books)
by
3.87 avg rating — 1,920 ratings

Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 01 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 02 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 03 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 04 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 05 Mint Na Bokura, Vol. 06
Mint na Bokura (6 books)
by
3.89 avg rating — 1,498 ratings

More series by Wataru Yoshizumi…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“this book puts the FUN in Disfunctional”
Wataru Yoshizumi, Marmalade Boy, Vol. 1

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Erudite Readers: Comics/Graphic Novels/Manga 31 46 Jan 24, 2013 03:11PM  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Wataru to Goodreads.