Aki Kondo

Aki Kondo (born February 22, 1977) is a Japanese illustrator and character designer. Former staff of San-X.

Aki Kondo
Akiya Kondawana

(1977-02-22) February 22, 1977 (age 44)
EducationJoshibi University of Art and Design (AFA)
OccupationIllustrator, Designer


After graduating from the Junior College of Art and Design at Joshibi University of Art and Design, Kondo was hired to work in the Design studio of San-X in 1997.

Kondo created and produced "Amaguri Chan" (September 2002), "Mikan Bouya" (December 2002) and Rilakkuma (September 2003) while she was at San-X. Kondo left San-X in 2003, and became a freelance illustrator and designer. In 2005, Kondo has released the first Manga Comic "Okutan & Danna chan".

Kondo is married to illustrator Tarouichi Aizawa and they have two daughters. Kondo is a part-time lecturer in Art and Design for Healing at Joshibi University of Art and Design.


  • Amaguri Chan
  • Mikan Bouya
  • Okutan & Danna chan
  • Usagi no Mofy
  • moguppy
  • Chopin & Pansy
  • Wonderful Family
  • NyaOssan

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