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Makoto Yukimura (Japanese: 幸村 誠, Hepburn: Yukimura Makoto, born May 8, 1976) is a Japanese manga artist. Yukimura made his debut with the hard science fiction manga Planetes, serialized in Weekly Morning magazine from 1999 to 2004 and adapted into a 26-episode anime series by Sunrise.[2] Before that, he worked as an assistant for Shin Morimura.[3]

Makoto Yukimura
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in 2006
Native name
幸村 誠
Born (1976-05-08) May 8, 1976 (age 43)[1]
NationalityJapanese
OccupationManga artist
Known forPlanetes
Vinland Saga

He is currently working on Vinland Saga which was first serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine then moved to the monthly Afternoon magazine due to releases pacing issues.[4] For this work he received the 2009 Japan Media Arts Festival Grand Prize in the manga category.[5] In 2010, he was a guest of the Angoulême International Comics Festival.[6] It will also be adapted into an anime series by Wit Studio.[7]

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  1. ^ "MANGA BUILDING In the very heart of manga culture". Angoulême International Comics Festival. Archived from the original on March 7, 2010. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  2. ^ "SUNRISE Inc. Official Site [ 放送・上映情報-放送・上映作品リスト ]". Sunrise. Archived from the original on July 21, 2011. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  3. ^ "『幸村誠先生』 その1 まんが☆天国" (in Japanese). manganohi.com. Archived from the original on January 8, 2008. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  4. ^ Bahu-Leyser, Emmanuel; translation by Grégoire Hellot (July–August 2009). "Makoto Yukimura L'auteur de Vinland Saga" [Makoto Yukimura The author of Vinland Saga]. Animeland (in French) (153): 84–85.
  5. ^ "Grand Prize VINLAND SAGA". Agency for Cultural Affairs. Archived from the original on April 7, 2012. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  6. ^ "The creator of "The Vinland Saga" is one of the Festival's special guests. He will be here to meet his fans in the Manga building". Angoulême International Comics Festival. Archived from the original on March 7, 2010. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  7. ^ "Vinland Saga Manga Gets TV Anime by Wit Studio". Anime News Network. March 19, 2018. Retrieved March 20, 2018.
  8. ^ プラネテス(1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  9. ^ プラネテス(4) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  10. ^ ヴィンランド・サガ(1) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010.
  11. ^ ヴィンランド・サガ(8) (in Japanese). Kodansha. Retrieved March 7, 2010.

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