Yazawa, Ai

Yazawa, Ai

Given name: あい
Family name: 矢沢
Birthday: Mar 7, 1967
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Born in Osaka.
Zodiac: Pisces
Blood Type: B

Raised in Japan's Hyogo Prefecture, Yazawa grew up with ambitions to become a fashion designer, and as a youth enrolled in the Osaka Mode Academy, one of Japan's most competitive fashion schools.

In 1985, Yazawa made her manga debut in the pages of the monthly girl's anthology RIBON with the title 15th Year. While her tales focused on young love, but what captivated readers was her stunning sense of design. Since then she has gone to pen eleven more titles and has sold more than 100,000,000 books in Japan alone. Her title NANA was an international sensation, spinning off multiple movies, animated TV series, was awarded the Shogakukan Manga Award in 2002, and even inspiring talents such as Gwen Stefani. Paradise Kiss has been translated into 10 languages and is considered her defining work.
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Gokinjo Monogatari
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Ballad Made Soba ni Ite
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Current Condition of Manga NANA's Author Revealed ( 1 2 3 )
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Mar 30, 2013 11:02 AM
Publication of Manga NANA Suspended Due To a Sudden Illness of the Author ( 1 2 )
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Apr 30, 2010 9:53 AM
AyumiZouldeck | Jun 22, 6:57 PM
I'm in hopeless way, waiting for Nana to return and waiting for many mangas !! i really adore your stories and art T^T :(


rowlkitam_kika | Jun 13, 5:32 PM
I've watched Nana many time for almost 10years and I m still wating for the return, i'll never give up, and if Miss Ai Yazawa won't do it, it'll me who will find a following to this great manga, but I prefer that she did so.

soniaball03 | May 16, 10:13 AM
Nana, Tenshi nanka ja na, and kagen no tsuki are so good! <3

LovelyRocker | May 1, 7:34 PM
UGHGH Still waiting for Nana to return :( :( Please please come back

arracso | Apr 9, 10:12 AM
i really want to read the following of NANA T.T

Bae-chan | Mar 29, 4:31 PM
please come back! love her work soo much

marcellus | Mar 6, 9:26 PM
eu te amo pra caralho

chocolatex | Jan 10, 10:17 AM
I'm still wainting for Nana... :(
Please I need it...

Prince_Utena | Jan 10, 10:14 AM
My heart will never be at peace if Nana doesn't come to an end. This series means sooo much for me. Please, get well, come back and resume it. I'll be eternally grateful.

emylan | Jan 7, 2:50 PM
I love YAZAWA's style .. i've been waiting for Nana since last year and i re-read it many times.. i also enjoyed Paradise kiss & Tenshi nanka ja nai.. ( i'm addicted :P )
Please comeback, i miss NANA T^T

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