Murasaki Yamada, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Murasaki Yamada

Japanese feminist essayist, manga artist, and poet

Date of Birth: 05-Sep-1948

Place of Birth: Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 05-May-2009

Profession: writer, poet, mangaka, feminist

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Murasaki Yamada

  • Murasaki Yamada (??? ?, Yamada Murasaki), born as Mitsuko Shiratori, was a Japanese feminist essayist, manga artist, and poet.
  • She was associated with Garo.
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  • Schodt regarded her work as particularly important because of the feminist message, rare in shojo manga.
  • Yamada influenced Hinako Sugiura and Yoko Kondo, her former assistants.She debuted in COM in 1969 and had formal art training before becoming a manga artist.
  • Her works are described as being pictorial I Novels.She taught at Kyoto Seika University's Faculty of Manga.Yamada ran for a seat in Japan's House of Councillors as part of the Chikyu Club political organization in 1989. Yamada died at Kyoto Hospital on May 5, 2009, age 60, from undisclosed causes.

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