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Rumiko Takahashi


Takahashi was born on October 10, 1957 in Niigata, Japan. She displayed no special talent or interest for manga (Japanese comics) while attending Niigata Chuo High School, but while attending Japan Women's University, she enrolled in Gekiga Sonjuku, a manga school founded by Kazuo Koike (artist and writer of the mangas Lone Wolf and Cub, Crying ... See full bio »

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Inuyasha Writer
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Ranma ½ Writer
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 2015 RIN-NE (TV Series) (manga)
 2012 The Rumiko Takahashi Theatre (TV Mini-Series) (manga)
 2011 The Holy Pearl (TV Series) (creator - 32 episodes)
- Episode #1.32 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.30 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.31 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.27 (2011) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.28 (2011) ... (creator)
 2011 Ranma ½ (TV Movie) (manga)
 2009 Sunday vs Magazine: Shuuketsu! Choujou Daikessen! (Video Game) (characters and universe: Inuyasha)
 2008 Urusei Yatsura: Za Shougaibutsu Suiei Taikai (TV Movie) (creator)
 2008 1 pondo no fukuin (TV Series) (manga - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (manga)
 2007 Special Drama: Maison Ikkoku (TV Movie) (manga: "Mezon Ikkoku")
 2005 Moeyo Ken TV (TV Series) (characters - 13 episodes)
- Sayônara (2005) ... (characters)
- Horete abarete utsumuite (2005) ... (characters)
- Chigirita ga wedo witazura ni (2005) ... (characters)
- Omoi mayoi te ui kemu (2005) ... (characters)
- Tsuki ni utsurishi haha he no omoi (2005) ... (characters)
  Inuyasha (TV Series) (creator - 166 episodes, 2000 - 2004) (comic book - 1 episode, 2002)
- The Ultimate Key to Defeating Naraku (2004) ... (creator)
 2004 Inuyasha: The Secret of the Cursed Mask (Video Game) (manga)
 2003 Rumic Theater: Mermaid Forest (TV Series) (comic - 13 episodes)
- Yume no owari (2003) ... (comic)
- Yakusoku no ashita part 2 (2003) ... (comic)
- Yakusoku no ashita part 1 (2003) ... (comic)
- Togyo no sato part 2 (2003) ... (comic)
- Togyo no sato part 1 (2003) ... (comic)
 2003 Rumiko Takahashi Anthology (TV Series) (manga - 12 episodes)
- Senmu no inu (2003) ... (manga)
- L-saizu no kôfuku (2003) ... (manga)
- Higaeri no yume (2003) ... (manga)
- Poi no ie (2003) ... (manga)
- Cha no ma no rabusongu (2003) ... (manga)
 2002 Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale (Video Game) (creator)
 1996 Ranma 1/2: Battle Renaissance (Video Game) (manga)
  Ranma 1/2 (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes, 1994 - 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
 1995 Ranma 1/2: Ougi Jaanken (Video Game) (manga)
 1994 Ranma 1/2: Super Skill Wild Dance Chapter (Video Game) (manga)
 1993 Ranma 1/2: Akanekodan Teki Hihou (Video Game) (manga)
 1993 Rumic World: Mermaid's Scar (Video) (comic)
 1992 Ranma 1/2 (Video Game) (manga)
 1989-1992 Ranma ½: Nettô-hen (TV Series) (original manga - 143 episodes)
- Boy Meets Mom, Part 2: Someday, Somehow... (1992) ... (original manga)
- Boy Meets Mom, Part 1 (1992) ... (original manga)
- The Tendo Dragon Legend (1992) ... (original manga)
- A Ninja's Dog Is Black and White (1992) ... (original manga)
- The Musical Instruments of Destruction (1992) ... (original manga)
 1992 Street Combat (Video Game) (manga)
 1991 Urusei Yatsura: Reikon to dêto (Video short) (comic)
 1991 Urusei Yatsura: Terror of Girly-Eyes Measles (Video short) (comic)
 1989 Urusei Yatsura: Hâto o tsukame (Video short) (comic)
 1989 Urusei Yatsura: Yagi-san to chîzu (Video short) (comic)
  Ranma ½ (TV Series) (creator - 18 episodes, 1989) (manga - 18 episodes, 1989)
- Ore wa otokoda! Ranma chuugoku ni kaeru? (1989) ... (creator) / (manga)
- Ranma daisuki! Sayonara wa iwanaide!! (1989) ... (creator) / (manga)
- Kotsuban uranai! Ranma wa nihonichi no oyomesan (1989) ... (creator) / (manga)
 1989 Urusei Yatsura: Tsuki ni Hoeru (Video short) (comic)
 1989 Urusei Yatsura: Denki shikake no oniwaban (Video short) (comic)
 1988 Urusei Yatsura: Nagisa no Fianse (Video short) (comic)
 1988 One Pound Gospel (Video) (comic)
 1988 Urusei Yatsura: Ikare!! Shâbetto (Video short) (comic)
 1988 Mezon Ikkoku: Kanketsu-hen (TV Movie) (comic)
 1987 Urusei Yatsura: Inaba the Dreammaker (Video) (comic)
 1987 Rumic World: The Laughing Target (Video) (manga)
 1986 Urusei Yatsura: Memorial Album (Video short) (manga)
 1986 Maris the Chojo (Video) (manga)
 1986 Rumic World: Fire Tripper (Video) (comic)
  Urusei yatsura (TV Series) (manga - 195 episodes, 1981 - 1986) (comic - 26 episodes, 1981 - 1985) (creator - 22 episodes, 1981 - 1982)
 1983 Alice in Wonderland (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Alice and Benny (1983) ... (writer)
 1983 Urusei Yatsura: Only You (comic)
 1982 Urusei Yatsura Specials (TV Mini-Series) (manga - 2 episodes)
- All-Star All-Out Attack! (1982) ... (manga)
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Creator of the popular manga series Inuyasha, Ranma 1/2, and more.

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Trivia:

One of the wealthiest women in Japan. See more »

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Nickname:

The Princess of Manga

Star Sign:

Libra

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