Gender: Female Birth Place: Tokyo Japan Zodiac: Gemini Blood Type: A Likes: Blue Chocolate Practical Magic Powerpuff Girls Tennis Watching soccer games Hobbies: Beadbased fashion designs Shopping Travelling Was born as Mari Nakai or She graduated with a degree in economics from Hitotsubashi University. She started her career as a mangaka while working as an office lady. Known as a social mangaka she often hangs out with close friends Megumi Mizusawa Miho Obana and Ai Yazawa. Her debut work was in 1984 with a yomikiri short story called Radical Romance in Ribon Original magazine. The artist has since produced a string of fanfavorite titles including Quartet Game Handsome na Kanojo Handsome Girl Marmalade Boy and Random Walk. Many of her titles are available throughout Europe and Asia.