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KIHARA Toshie  [Edit]
Associated Names
Name (in native language)
Birth Place
Tokyo, Japan
Birth Date
February 14, 1948
Last Updated
September 21st, 12:02am PST
One of the Year 24 Group. She made her professional debut in 1969 with Kotchi muite Mama! in Bessatsu Margaret, and has since written mainly historical manga. She is best known for her series Mari to Shingo (published in Hana to Yume from 19791984) about a romance between two young men in the early Shōwa era.

She received the 1985 Shogakukan Manga Award for shōjo for Yume no Ishibumi, a multi-volume collection of short stories with shōnen-ai themes.

In 1998, Kihara adapted Torikaebaya Monogatari, a Heian-era tale, into a manga volume called Torikaebaya Ibun. Her manga was then adapted as a Takarazuka Revue musical.
Blood Type
Shoujo(28)  Historical(13)  Josei(11)  Romance(9)  Drama(4)  Fantasy(4)  Comedy(3)  Gender Bender(2)  Shounen Ai(2)  Slice of Life(2)  Supernatural(2)  Horror(1)  School Life(1)  Sci-fi(1)  Seinen(1)  Tragedy(1) 
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Series Title (Click for series info)   Genre   Year
Angelique (KIHARA Toshie)   Historical, Romance, Shoujo   1977
Ara Waga Tono!   Comedy, Gender Bender, Romance, Shoujo   1973
Classic na Safari   Seinen   1984
Diamond Gojiran   Shoujo   1979
Doushita no Daisy?   Shoujo   1973
Emerald no Kaizoku   Fantasy, Shoujo   1973
Furufuru   Historical, Josei   2006
Gingasou Nano!   Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance, Sci-fi, Shoujo, Supernatural, Tragedy   1974
Ginshousui   Shoujo   1988
Hakuyou no Musume     --
Hana no Na no Himegimi   Shoujo   1991
Hanasoushi   Shoujo   1977
Hinata e Hikage e no Romance   Romance, Shoujo   1976
Ise Monogatari   Historical, Josei   2011
Iwa wo Makura ni Hoshi wo Daki   Shoujo   1991
Junkin no Douwa   Shoujo   1994
Kaden Tsa   Historical, Shoujo   1980
Mari to Shingo   Drama, Historical, School Life, Shoujo, Shounen Ai, Slice of Life   1977
Mugen Kaden   Shoujo   1979
Mugonka   Shoujo   1978
Odeai Asobase   Shoujo   1973
Ooeyama Kaden   Josei   1978
Ouji-sama ga Ii no!   Comedy, Fantasy, Shoujo   1976
Seika Soushi - Yume Miru Gothic Nihon Hen   Shoujo   2013
Shijuu Shimoji   Josei   1992
Shiroi Mori   Shoujo   1976
Siikurinde no Komuriuta   Shoujo   1972
Sore wa Tokoyo no Requiem - Yume Miru Gothic   Romance, Shoujo   2012
Suishou to Biroudo   Josei   1988
Taishou Roman Tanteitan   Historical, Shoujo   2008
Tasogare no Cinderella   Shoujo   1982
Ten made Agare!   Drama, Historical, Romance, Shoujo   1975
Torikaebaya Ibun   Gender Bender, Historical, Josei, Romance   1998
Totteoki no Ribon   Josei   1993
Tsue to Tsubasa   Historical, Josei, Romance   2001
Tsue to Tsubasa: Bangaihen   Fantasy, Historical, Shoujo   2009
Ugetsu Monogatari (KIHARA Toshie)   Historical, Josei, Supernatural   1996
Utsukushiki Koto Tsukushite yo   Shoujo   1978
Watashi ga Kirai na Oanesama   Historical, Shoujo   1991
Yume no Ishibumi   Drama, Historical, Josei, Romance, Shounen Ai, Slice of Life   1982
Yunta Muari   Josei   1986
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