Yoshida, Akimi

Yoshida, Akimi

Given name: 秋生
Family name: 吉田
Birthday: Aug 12, 1956
Member Favorites: 17
Hometown: Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan

Akimi Yoshida is best known for the series Banana Fish.

She twice won the Shogakukan Manga Awards for shōjo, for Kisshō Tennyo in 1984 and for Yasha in 2002.

In 2007, she received an Excellence Award for manga at the Japan Media Arts Festival for Umimachi Diary.
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Eve no Nemuri
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Kawa yori mo Nagaku Yuruyaka ni
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stand | Aug 4, 2017 2:07 PM
Truly an amazing mangaka, her works never fail to draw me in.

lifeisabanana | Feb 2, 2016 5:50 AM
The photo is not Akimi Yoshida. It's a image photo of Sayoko from Kisshō Tennyo.

bignick142 | Oct 8, 2014 3:10 PM
Akimi Yoshida is one of the best mangaka ever!

Roughan | May 21, 2012 11:45 PM
Kawa Yori mo Nagaku Yuruyaka ni is one of the funniest mangas I've read.

raiine | Sep 23, 2010 10:25 PM
Banana Fish was and is awesome! I loved it.

shinkeikaku | Jun 13, 2010 3:01 PM
It's lonely here. Banana Fish ruled. Loved the artbook Angel Eyes. I need to read Yasha soon.

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