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Naoko Takeuchi
Naoko Takeuchi (武内 直子 Takeuchi Naoko, Japanese pronunciation: [ta.keꜜ.u͍.tɕi naꜜ.o.ko] born March 15, 1967) is a Japanese manga artist. She is best known for her manga series Codename: Sailor V (1991–1997) and Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (1991–1997).She earned the 2nd Nakayoshi Comic Prize for... show more



Naoko Takeuchi (武内 直子 Takeuchi Naoko, Japanese pronunciation: [ta.keꜜ.u͍.tɕi naꜜ.o.ko] born March 15, 1967) is a Japanese manga artist. She is best known for her manga series Codename: Sailor V (1991–1997) and Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon (1991–1997).She earned the 2nd Nakayoshi Comic Prize for Newcomers in 1985 for Yume ja Nai no Ne and the 1986 New Artist award for Love Call. Her next manga Sailor Moon, went on to become one of the most popular and successful manga around the world, with over 35 million copies sold worldwide.[citation needed] In 1993, she earned the Kodansha Manga Award for the series. Overseas, Sailor Moon's anime adaptations have been more successful than the manga and are credited with boosting Japanese animation's popularity in the Western world. Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Birth date: March 15, 1967
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Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it 6 years ago
Enjoyable read, highly recommend this series. It reminds me of Sailor Moon in the 90's, just updated.
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it 7 years ago
And now I have finally reached the end of the series. The previous volume of short stories were really just one shots that took place during the series and were all rather short. This volume only has three chapters and the first two stories are pretty long. The first one was familiar because it wa...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it 7 years ago
This is just a collection of stories set during the series around different characters. The villains are usually random demons or spirits loose in the world who encounter the scouts. A few of the storylines I believe were also adapted into anime episodes. My favorite of the group was probably eith...
Just Another Reader
Just Another Reader rated it 7 years ago
Reportedly, Naoko Takeuchi wanted to kill off all her heroes at the end of the first arc, the Dark Kingdom. Her publishers refused to let her because they wanted the series to keep going. When that arc was adapted into the first season of the anime, the characters are killed and then revived at the ...
The Manga Geek
The Manga Geek rated it 7 years ago
To be honest, I didn’t think I was going to like this manga. In fact, I was expecting to loathe it. To my surprise, I didn’t. But let me be clear in saying that I didn’t love this manga. I don’t know what it is about this manga but it’s a manga that I would love to bash but at the same time there’s ...
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