Akiko Higashimura (Japanese: 東村 アキコ Hepburn: Higashimura Akiko?, born October 15, 1975) is a Japanese manga artist from Miyazaki, Japan. She debuted in the Japanese seinen manga magazine Weekly Morning and later became more notable for her manga Kisekae Yuka-chan which debuted in You magazine. In 2008, she drew the one-shot Chuō-Sen Cinema Paradise for the magazine Jump SQ. She was nominated for the Manga Taishō in 2008 for Himawari: Kenichi Legend, in 2009 for Mama wa Tenparist, and in 2011 for Omo ni Naitemasu.[1][2][3] In 2015, she won the Manga Taishō for Kakukaku Shikajika.[4] Her younger brother Takuma Morishige is the author of the manga My Neighbor Seki.[1]

She began publishing Kuragehime in Kodansha's Kiss manga magazine in November of 2008.



  1. [1] Wikipedia. Retrieved 2015-9-11

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