Birth:Mar 5, 1960
Hometown:Aomori city, Japan
Debuted in 1977 with Invitation to a Star in the girls manga magazine Hana to Yume. Her bestknown works are Alien Street and Cipher. Acclaimed for her precise and intricate drawings and watermark a collection of her pictures. Her works deal mostly with human relationships life ideals friendship etc. Currently Hana Yori mo Hana no Gotoku a manga series featuring a young Noh performer runs in the bimonthly magazine Melody.