Manga & Codename: Sailor V Information
The Author of Sailor Moon: Naoko Takeuchi
Naoko Takeuchi was born March 15th, 1967 and is a manga artist most well known for being the author of Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon.
She currently lives in Tokyo with her manga artist husband, Yoshihiro Togashi (creator of the series Yu Yu Hakusho and Hunter x Hunter)
and their son, nicknamed Petit Ouji.
Naoko Takeuchi graduated from the Kyoritsu University of Pharmacy, receiving a degree in chemistry. Later, she became a licensed pharmacist. In high school, she was a member of the astronomy club.
Takeuchi has earned several awards for her various manga series. These awards include: the 2nd Nakayoshi Comic Prize for Newcomers (for "Yume ja nai no ne" in 1985), Nakayoshi's New Artist Award (for "Love Call" in 1986), and finally, the 17th Kodansha Manga Award (for her mega hit Sailor Moon).
Naoko Takeuchi is a well-known and respected manga artist, even outside of Japan. This is mostly due to the success of Sailor Moon, which was widely distributed and marketed in the United States and worldwide. Although she is known for being both the author and artist for her series, she has collaborated with other artists in the past.
Takeuchi rarely makes pubic appearances and has attended a single manga-related event in America, San Diego Comic-Con in 1998.
Published Works:Chocolate Christmas, 1987-1988
The Cherry Project, 1990-1991
Codename: Sailor V, 1991-1997
Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon, 1992-1997
Miss Rain, 1993
Prism Time, 1986-1997
PQ Angels, 1997
Princess Naoko Takeuchi's Return-to-Society Punch!!, 1998-?
Toki Meca!, 2001
Love Witch, 2002
Toki Meca!, 2005-2006
Mermaid Panic Volumes 1-3 (written by Marie Koizumi)
Atashi no Wagamama (written by Marie Koizumi)
Zettai, Kore o Ubbatte Miseru (written by Marie Koizumi)
Oboo-nu- to Chiboo-nu (illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi)