Kaoru Kurimoto, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kaoru Kurimoto

Japanese writer

Date of Birth: 13-Feb-1953

Place of Birth: Katsushika-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 26-May-2009

Profession: writer, literary critic, novelist, science fiction writer

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Kaoru Kurimoto

  • Kaoru Kurimoto (?? ?, Kurimoto Kaoru, February 13, 1953 – May 26, 2009) was the pen name of Sumiyo Imaoka (?? ??, Imaoka Sumiyo), a Japanese novelist.
  • Imaoka also used the pen name Azusa Nakajima (?? ?, Nakajima Azusa) to write criticism and music.
  • She was known for her record-breaking 130-volume Guin Saga series, which has been translated into English, German, French, Italian and Russian.
  • Her style has been described as being part of the New Wave science fiction movement.
  • Outside of her literary endeavors, she was a playwright, theater director, and pianist who performed with her own jazz ensemble, the Azusa Nakajima Trio.

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