Fumiyo Kouno

Fumiyo Kouno


Born
in Hiroshima, Japan
September 28, 1968

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Fumiyo Kōno (こうの史代 Kōno Fumiyo, born 28 September 1968[1]) is a Japanese manga artist from Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, known for her Town of Evening Calm, Country of Cherry Blossoms. She was born in Hiroshima in 1968 and began drawing manga when she was in junior high school.[2] She states that she began drawing manga because her parents would not often buy her manga.[3] Kōno studied science at Hiroshima University and moved to Tokyo, becoming an assistant to Katsuyuki Toda, Aki Morino, and Fumiko Tanigawa. Kōno made her commercial debut in 1995 with Machikado Hana Dayori.[2] She feels that Osamu Tezuka and Fujiko Fujio were among her early influences, but then she was inspired by Sanpei Shirato's literary style and at present, she takes inspirati ...more

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Town of Evening Calm, Count...

3.99 avg rating — 1,227 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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To All Corners of the World

4.40 avg rating — 132 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
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In This Corner of the World...

4.61 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Pour Sanpei, Tome 1 :

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In This Corner of the World...

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この世界の片隅に : 中

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4.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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この世界の片隅に : 下

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4.63 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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In This Corner of the World...

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この世界の片隅に (前編)

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