Yamada Mineko is a member of the Year 24 Group. She made her debut in 1969 with Haru no Uta. In the seventies she began to draw for Margaret, later on for Hana to Yuma and eventually for Lala. Her most popular series is Harmageddon. In the nineties she also began to write novels. Currently she has withdrawn from the manga-business, but she still publishes some Dojinshi-titles.