8Graphic Novel - 2005 | Shōjo ed.
Akimi Yoshida made her manga debut in 1977 with the college manga story her college story, A SLIGHTLY STRANGE NEIGHBOR. Her immensely popular series BANANA FISH, her longest work to date, ran from 1985 to 1994 and made her a superstar in the shojo manga world, injecting a new realism and narrative energy into the genre and attracting a large male crossover readership. Yoshida was honored twice with the top annual prize for excellence in shojo from Japanese publishing giant, Shogakukan.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Viz, 2005, c1987.
Edition: Shōjo ed.
Branch Call Number: FIC YOSHIDA
Characteristics: 185 p. : chiefly ill. ; 19 cm.