Yoshizumi Wataru (pseudonym)

You can write to her at:
T 119-61
Kanda YûbinkyÔku, Shueisha
Ribon, Yoshizumi Wataru
Tokyo Japan


She currently still publishes in the pages of shoujo manga magazine Ribon.

Ultra Maniac is the newest manga by Yoshizumi Wataru, and it's been published in Ribon since it's February 2002 issue. Ultra Maniac will have an OVA adaptation shown at the Ribon 2002 Festival event, on the 6th and 7th of August in Tokyo's Big Sight complex. Manga synopsis here.

Random Walk.
June 2000 - August 2001. 3 volumes. Synopsis and translations here

Mint Na Bokura (We Are Mint).
July 1997 - February 2000. 6 volumes. Manga synopsis & translations, image gallery, character guide and more can be found here. ISBN numbers of the Japanese and Chinese tankoubon here.

Kimi Shika Iranai (I Want Nobody but You). February 1996 - Novenber 1996. 2 volumes. Synopsis

Marmalade Boy is an 8 volume manga. It originally ran in Ribbon from May 1992 to October 1995. In 1994, it was made into an anime which ran for 76 episodes in Japan from March 13, 1994 - September3, 1995 on the Japanese channel FujiTV. There was also a 30min movie shown in Japanese theaters. Tokyo Pop has acquired the American distribution rights to both the Marmalade Boy manga and anime series. Volume 3 of the manga is due to be released 09/17/2002.

Go Go Kenji-kun. September 1991.

Green Age. Summer 1991.

Handsome Na Kanojo (Handsome Girl) is a 9 volume manga which was published in Ribon November1988. There was one 36min OVA made in 1992. (fansubbed by Tomodachi) Here is an image gallery I put together.

Quartet Game. April 1988 Contains 3 short stories:

Quartet Game. Synopsis & Character Guide

Another Day (published in Ribbon in 1987). Synopsis & Character Guide

Heart Beat (published in Ribbon in 1985). Synopsis & Character Guide

Tenshi to Bouken. Fall 1987.

Another Day. Summer 1987.

Heart Beat. Fall 1985

Radical Romance. Summer 1984




Useful Links

Zahara's Shoujo Manga Page personal pages of ten mangaka -- with pages for each manga series, including synopsis, image galleries, translations, etc...

Mint na Bokura


If anyone has images from her other stories,
I'd love to be able to put images by the other titles. >^_^<