Shimizu, Reiko

Shimizu, Reiko

Given name: 玲子
Family name: 清水
Birthday: Mar 26, 1963
Member Favorites: 18
Gender: female
Blood type: 0
Birth place: Kumamoto, Japan

She made her professional debut in 1983 with Sansaro Monogatari in LaLa, and has written primarily for the publisher Hakusensha. She is noted for her works of science fiction and her art style, and is also known for her illustrations of tarot cards called the Miracle Tarot deck.

The first runner up of Puff magazine's New Artist Award in 1985. She received the 2002 Shogakukan Manga Award for shoujo for Kaguyahime. Her Himitsu - Top Secret has been recommended twice by the Japan Media Arts Festival jury in 2007 and 2008. It has also been listed on the Tohan charts four times as of May 2009.
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100 Man Pound no Ai
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Deep Water - Shinen
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toybox | 06-03-12, 8:47 AM
Great storytelling and art. This is what shoujo should be.

lera | 03-04-12, 8:52 PM
Everything she draws is just lovey

Maora | 07-29-11, 11:50 PM
I love how her manga is not the typical shoujo clitche manga. I feel in love with Kaguya Hime when I started reading it and now I wish I was better in Japanese to catch up to, like, 22 more volumes. ;u; But I recently started Moon Boy, it's good, but at most of the time I'm like "Shonach is better. ;u; At least have his babies, but just stay by Art's side." Gah. Reiko's series just keeps making me want to read more.

RenaPsychoKiller | 07-21-10, 10:07 AM
Amazing art, very elegant and delicate.

wichuraiana | 12-25-09, 7:59 PM
Shimizu is amazing. Her storytelling style feels very Hagio Moto-influenced, and while it ocassionally strays to the derivative in that sense, it never fails to be moving.

shinkeikaku | 05-31-09, 4:42 PM
I like her Jack and Elena stories. Well, her other short stories too. I'd probably like the longer ones too if I could ever get around to reading more of them.

JKS | 02-24-09, 3:22 PM
I read Magic - it's really original and beautiful.

chichiriNoDa | 12-31-08, 8:56 PM
Moon Child is awesome!

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