27 Women Creating Your Favorite Shounen and Seinen Series

Let's get to know some of the mangaka behind some of the industry's most popular titles!

There is a false belief that only men can write shounen and seinen manga, while only women can write shoujo and josei manga. Let’s try to shake up that myth by taking a look at women mangaka who have created some of the most popular shounen and seinen titles!

 

1Rumiko Takahashi

Popular works: Ranma ½ InuYasha Kyoukai  no Rinne

 

2Katsura Hoshino

Popular work: D.Gray-man

 

3Hiromu Arakawa

Popular works: Fullmetal Alchemist Silver Spoon The Heroic Legend of Arslan

 

4Akira Amano

Popular works: Katekyō Hitman Reborn! ēlDLIVE

 

5Shinobu Ohtaka

Popular works: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Adventure of Sinbad

 

6Adachitoka

Popular work: Noragami

 

7Yana Toboso

Popular work: Black Butler

 

8Yuki Urushibara

Popular work: Mushishi

 

9Miki Yoshikawa

Popular works: Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches Yankee-kun to Megane-chan

 

10Natsume Ono

Popular works: House of Five Leaves FutagashiraACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept.

 

11Hikaru Nakamura

Popular works: Arakawa Under the Bridge Saint Young Men

 

12Jun Mochizuki

Popular work: Pandora Hearts

 

13CLAMP

Popular works: Angelic LayerTsubasa: Reservoir ChronicleChobitsxxxHolic

 

14Kazuya Minekura

Popular work: Saiyuki

 

15Yellow Tanabe

Popular work: Kekkaishi

 

16Chica Umino

Popular work: March Comes in Like a Lion

 

17Mari Yamazaki

Popular work: Thermae Romae

 

18Peach-Pit

Popular works: DearS Rozen MaidenZombie-Loan

 

19Koharu Sakuraba

Popular work: Minami-ke

 

20Milk Morinaga

Popular works: Girl Friends Gakuen Police Hana and Hina After School

 

21Yun Kōga

Popular work: Akuma no Riddle

 

22Mizuki Kawashita

Popular works: Ichigo 100% First Love Limited Anedoki

 

23Yumi Hotta

Popular work: Hikaru no Go

 

24Asa Higuchi

Popular work: Big Windup!

 

25Nanae Chrono

Popular works: Peacemaker Kurogane Senki Senki Momotama

 

26Cocoa Fujiwara

Popular work: Inu x Boku SS

 

27Kozue Amano

Popular works: Aria Amanchu!

 

Which mangaka are your favorite?

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