Wataru Yoshizumi





Wataru Yoshizumi

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born
in Tokyo, Japan
June 18, 1963

gender
female

genre

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


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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: 4.00 · 26,805 ratings · 378 reviews · 85 distinct works · Similar authors
Marmalade Boy, Vol. 01
3.92 of 5 stars 3.92 avg rating — 6,406 ratings — published 1992 — 11 editions
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Ultra Maniac, Vol. 01
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 4,663 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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Ultra Maniac, Vol. 02
4.15 of 5 stars 4.15 avg rating — 1,384 ratings — published 2001 — 6 editions
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Marmalade Boy, Vol. 02
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 1,434 ratings — published 1993 — 9 editions
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Marmalade Boy, Vol. 05
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,352 ratings — published 1994 — 10 editions
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Ultra Maniac, Vol. 04
4.21 of 5 stars 4.21 avg rating — 1,173 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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Marmalade Boy, Vol. 08
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 1,108 ratings — published 1996 — 9 editions
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Ultra Maniac, Vol. 03
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 1,023 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Marmalade Boy, Vol. 04
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 1,051 ratings — published 1994 — 10 editions
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Marmalade Boy, Vol. 03
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 1,032 ratings — published 1993 — 9 editions
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