Waki Yamato

Comic Book Creator

1948 –

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Who is Waki Yamato?

Waki Yamato is a Japanese manga artist. She debuted in 1966 with the short story Dorobou Tenshi.

Since this debut, Yamato steadily created and published a variety of works in the genre of shōjo manga. Among her early time works, Mon Cherie CoCo, 1971, was adapted into an anime TV series, and her work, Haikara-san ga Tōru, 1975 to 1977, was very successful, winning the 1st Kodansha Manga Award for shōjo in 1977. It was also made into a musical for the Takarazuka Revue, an anime series, and a live-action movie. Through these early works, she established her position as one of the most popular manga artists.

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Born
Mar 13, 1948
Sapporo
Profession
Lived in
  • Sapporo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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