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KURIMOTO Kaoru  [Edit]
     
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Associated Names
中島梓
IMAOKA Sumiyo
NAKAJIMA Azusa
 
Name (in native language)
栗本薫
 
Birth Place
Tokyo, Japan
 
Birth Date
February 13, 1953
 
Zodiac
Aquarius
 
Last Updated
June 15th, 5:47pm PST
 
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Kaoru Kurimoto is the pen name of Sumiyo Imaoka, an award-winning Japanese novelist. Imaoka also used the pen name Azusa Nakajima (中島梓 Nakajima Azusa) to write criticism. She is best known for her record-breaking 118-volume Guin Saga series, which has been translated into English, German, French, Italian and Russian.

Kurimoto was known for being prolific, and in the thirty years since her debut, she wrote nearly 400 books. This includes four years where she wrote more than twenty books; she still regularly produced more than ten books a year near the end of her life. She wrote in several genres, including science fiction, fantasy, horror, mystery, yaoi and Japanese-style historical romance.

She passed away on May 26th, 2009 of pancreatic cancer at age 56.
 
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Fantasy(5)  Action(4)  Adventure(4)  Drama(3)  Mature(2)  Shounen(2)  Gender Bender(1)  Mystery(1)  Seinen(1)  Shoujo(1)  Shoujo Ai(1)  Tragedy(1) 
 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Guin Saga   Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mature, Shounen   2007
Guin Saga (Novel)   Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery   1979
Guin Saga: Shichinin no Madoushi   Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mature, Seinen   2001
Mugen Senki   Action, Fantasy, Shounen   2007
Paros no Ken   Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Gender Bender, Shoujo, Shoujo Ai, Tragedy   1986
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