Kaoru Mori

森薫, Fumio Agata (文緒県)
Birth:Sep 18, 1978
Years active:2001-Present
Hometown:Tokyo, Japan
Likes: green color genmaicha fern action films Tokyo classic music and French music documentation books about history. Created doujinshi about British maids before her debut under the penname Fumio Agata as member of doujinshi circle Lady Maid. Started to draw in high school. Her first work was Emma. She refers to research and academic theses for her work. In 2005 she received an Excellence Award from the Japan Media Arts Festival for her manga Emma. In 2012 she received a French award Prix intergnrations du festival dAngoulme for her manga Bride Stories. Moris works are known for their high level of detail in terms of clothing design historical nuances and background work. Her books are often published outside Japan in larger hardbound editions in order to compliment the heavy detail seen in every page.