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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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Known For

Ranma ½
Ranma ½ Writer
(1989)
Ranma ½: Nettô-hen
(1989-1992)
Maison Ikkoku
Maison Ikkoku Writer
(1986-1988)
InuYasha
InuYasha Writer
(2000-2002)

Filmography

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 2015 Kyoukai no Rinne (TV Series) (manga)
 2012 The Rumiko Takahashi Theatre (TV Mini-Series) (manga)
 2011 Ranma ½ (TV Movie) (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)
 2008 1 pondo no fukuin (TV Series) (manga - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (manga)
 2005 Kidô shinsengumi: Moe yo 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)
 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)
 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)
 2002 Inuyasha: A Feudal Fairy Tale (Video Game) (creator)
  InuYasha (TV Series) (creator - 27 episodes, 2000 - 2001) (comic book - 1 episode, 2002)
- Sota's Brave Confession of Love (2002) ... (comic book)
- The Lake of the Evil Water God (2001) ... (creator)
- Naraku's Insidious Plot (2001) ... (creator)
- Enter Sango the Demon Slayer! (2001) ... (creator)
 2000 Sailor and the Seven Ballz (Video) (based on characters created by - uncredited)
  Ranma 1/2 (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode, 1995) (writer - 1 episode, 1993)
 1993 Rumic World: Mermaid's Scar (Video) (comic)
 1992 Rumik World: Za chojo (Video)
 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)
 1991 Ningyo no mori (Video)
 1991 Urusei Yatsura: Otome bashika no kyôfu (Video short) (comic)
 1991 Urusei Yatsura: Reikon to dêto (Video short) (comic)
 1989 Ichi pondo no fukuin (Video) (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 Mezon Ikkoku: Kanketsu-hen (TV Movie) (comic)
 1988 Urusei Yatsura: Nagisa no Fianse (Video short) (comic)
 1988 Urusei Yatsura: Okore shâbetto (Video short) (comic)
 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)
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Personal Details

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Creator of the popular manga series Inuyasha, Ranma 1/2, and more.

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Trivia:

Graduated from Kazuo Koike's Gekiga Sonjuku (college for manga artists). See more »

Trademark:

Always portray women as strong and dependable in her works. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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