Rumiko Takahashi

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Birthday
10, 1957
Birthplace
Niigata, Japan
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Niigata, Japan

About

Top-selling manga artist and one of history's best-selling female comics artists, with more than 170 million copies of her publications sold.

Before Fame

Her first professional gig came in 1978 when she published one-shot "Katte na Yatsura," which won the Shogakkan New Comics Award. Her second major series was "Maison Ikkoku," which appeared in "Big Comic Spirits" magazine.

Trivia

She won the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award twice, first for "Urusei Yatsura" in 1980 and then for "InuYasha" in 2002.

Family Life

Her family was residing in Niigata when she was born. She was widowed by her husband Soichiro.

Associated With

She belonged to the same generation as "Naruto" creator Masashi Kishimoto .