Watase, Yuu

Given name: 悠宇
Family name: 渡瀬
Birthday: Mar 5, 1970
Website: http://www.y-watase.com
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Zodiac: Pisces
Blood Type: B
Debut work: Pajama de Ojama (1989)
Born in Kashiwada, Osaka. Won the Shogakukan Manga Award in 1998 for Ayashi no Ceres.

Read Watase's blog in English, translated by Watase's Sorai: http://watasesorai.livejournal.com/

In 2014, she blogged that she was subject to editorial harassment while working on Arata Kangatari. She explained that her former editor would bulldoze her ideas to make room for his own and would constantly ask her to redraw scenes, which lead to immense stress and exhaustion.

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Yuu Watase Continues 'Fushigi Yuugi' Series with New Manga [Update 1/29]

Yuu Watase Continues 'Fushigi Yuugi' Series with New Manga [Update 1/29]

March's issue of Shougakukan's Monthly Flowers magazine announced that a new manga by Yuu Watase, titled Fushigi Yuugi: Byakko Ibun, will debut in its next...read more

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Sarqux | Jun 27, 5:09 PM
Someone recommended me her work... When googling her name I found the first manga I ever read which name I had forgotten, Imadoki. Insane:0


haydenluvsanime | Jun 9, 3:13 AM


-0 | Sep 28, 2018 6:51 PM
Fushigi Yuugi was perfect work, arigato gozaimasu.


stand | Mar 6, 2018 3:11 PM
Zettai Kareshi was the first manga I read back when I barely knew what manga was.

Sakura Gari- not for the faint of heart but the artwork is really beautiful.


Dorayakisama | Sep 28, 2017 1:02 PM


Chaldene | Sep 24, 2016 2:02 PM
Sakura Gari... Whoa that left an impactful impression on me! I've never read any other of Watase-sensei's works, but I'm sure it's a as great as this one


pandamon514 | Sep 16, 2016 10:39 PM
Her works, despite being some what cheesy and aimed towards mainly girls- never fail to entertain me or make me emotional. She has created many great characters, my fave being Nuriko- also sensei must have some magic in her hands to consistently draw such good looking men :D


sztinky | Dec 20, 2015 9:05 AM
Sakura Gari is mad good... full of hate, sadness and insanity - I love it.


Laany_ | Apr 18, 2015 5:07 PM
Zettai Kareshi ♥


nurul23495 | Oct 31, 2014 4:20 PM
I love her work very much. I've watch Fushigi Yuugi for 6 or 7 times (lost count of it) already.To me, this is the ONLY anime that really suits my taste. It has all genres that I wish every anime has. I also watch 2 version of Zettai Kareshi live-action (Taiwan and Japanese), animes Arata Kangatari, and Ceres. I wish u would make more of ur works into anime especially Zettai Kareshi and Alice 19th. And read some of ur mangas (didn't hv time to read all of them).


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