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TOUME Kei  [Edit]
Associated Names
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Kanagawa, Japan
Birth Date
April 13, 1970
Last Updated
June 25th, 4:56am PST
She studied at the Tama University of Art in Tokyo. She made her manga debut with 'Rokujô Gekijô', which was printed in the magazine Comic Burger in 1992. The manga won her the Shiki prize in a contest held by Kodansha in 1993. A year later, her follow-up manga 'Mannequin' also won a prize. She started the serial 'Hitsuji no Uta' in Comic Burger in 1995. After the disappearance of this magazine, it was continued in Birz. This serial ran for six years, and was adapted into a radio play and animated film. In 1997, she began 'Yesterday wo Utatte' ('Sing Yesterday For Me'), a manga inspired by a song of the Japanese rock group RC Succession. In addition, Toume contributes to a lot of fanzines and specialized magazines, and is also active in video games and films.

Other works:
Character designer for "Giga Wing", a shoot 'em up video game.
Blood Type
Seinen(13)  Drama(11)  Supernatural(6)  Fantasy(4)  Mystery(4)  Slice of Life(4)  Historical(3)  Psychological(3)  Action(2)  Romance(2)  Sci-fi(2)  Tragedy(2)  Adult(1)  Adventure(1)  Comedy(1)  Ecchi(1)  Horror(1)  Martial Arts(1)  Mature(1)  School Life(1)  Shounen(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Acony   Drama, Fantasy, Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural   2003
Bokura no Henbyoushi   Drama, Seinen, Slice of Life, Supernatural   1995
Fugurumakan Raihouki   Drama, Historical, Seinen, Supernatural   1998
Fuushi Juunika     2013
Genei Hakurankai   Historical, Mystery, Seinen   2005
Hatsukanezumi no Jikan   Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Seinen   2004
Hi Ina   Fantasy, Seinen   2005
Hitsuji no Uta   Drama, Mature, Psychological, Seinen, Tragedy   1995
Kurogane   Action, Drama, Historical, Martial Arts, Seinen, Supernatural   1996
Luno   Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural, Tragedy   2002
Mahoromi - Jikuu Kenchiku Genshitan   Drama, Mystery, Seinen, Supernatural   2010
Momonchi   Drama, School Life, Seinen, Slice of Life   2006
Robot   Action, Adult, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Ecchi, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Romance, Sci-fi, Seinen   2004
Yesterday o Utatte   Drama, Romance, Seinen, Slice of Life   1997
Yesterday o Utatte EX     2009
Zero (TOUME Kei)   Drama, Sci-fi, Seinen   1995
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