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Reiko Okano (岡野 玲子, Okano Reiko, born 24 June 1960) is a Japanese manga artist.

Reiko Okano
Born (1960-06-24) June 24, 1960 (age 59)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationManga artist
Spouse(s)Makoto Tezuka
AwardsShogakukan Manga Award (1989)
Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize (2001)
WebsiteReiko Okano's homepage

In 1989, she won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo for Fancy Dance.[1] In 2001, she won the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize for Onmyōji (The Master of Shade and Light) together with Baku Yumemakura[2]

She is married to director Makoto Tezuka. Onmyōji, an original work by Baku Yumemakura, was drawn by Reiko Okano and received the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Manga Award in 2001[3]. She went on to produce the serialized version as Onmyōji Tamatebako in the comic magazine Melody.

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  1. ^ 小学館漫画賞:歴代受賞者 (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2007-08-19.
  2. ^ 第5回 マンガ大賞 岡野玲子 原作・夢枕 獏  『陰陽師』 (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved July 18, 2010.
  3. ^ "手塚治虫文化賞:朝日新聞社インフォメーション". www.asahi.com. Retrieved 2019-04-23.