Aka Akasaka

Aka Akasaka (赤坂 アカ, Akasaka Aka) is a Japanese manga artist. His series Kaguya-sama: Love Is War was serialized in Shueisha's Miracle Jump between May 2015 and January 2016, and was then transferred to Weekly Young Jump starting from March 2016. It was the 9th best selling manga in Japan in 2019, with over 4 million copies sold.[1] In 2020, he won the 65th Shogakukan Manga Award in the general category with the manga.[2]

Aka Akasaka
Born (1988-08-29) August 29, 1988 (age 32)
Sado, Niigata, Japan
Area(s)Manga artist
Pseudonym(s)appu
Notable works
Kaguya-sama: Love Is War

Starting from April 2020, his work Oshi no Ko, which is illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari, is serialized on Weekly Young Jump and is his second active series on the magazine at the same time.[3]

WorksEdit

  • Sayonara Piano Sonata (さよならピアノソナタ) (2011-2012, story by Hikaru Sugii, character design by Ryō Ueda)
  • Ib -instant bullet- (ib -インスタントバレット-) (2013-2015)
  • Kaguya-sama: Love Is War (2015–present)
  • Oshi no Ko (【推しの子】) (2020–present, illustrated by Mengo Yokoyari)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Loo, Egan (November 27, 2019). "Top-Selling Manga in Japan by Series: 2019". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 28, 2019.
  2. ^ Sherman, Jennifer (January 23, 2020). "Aoashi, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, More Win 65th Shogakukan Manga Awards". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  3. ^ 『かぐや様』作者、ヤンジャンで2作品同時連載開始 原作担当の新連載は芸能界描く. Oricon (in Japanese). April 23, 2020. Retrieved June 25, 2020.

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