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Koge-Donbo* (こげどんぼ*?), is a Japanese manga artist. Koge-Donbo* started her career soon after college as a doujinshi artist. She got the idea of a unique pen-name, Koge-Donbo* from Akira Toriyama's pet cat. She made her first official US appearance at Otakon 2004 in Baltimore, MD as a Guest of Honor. Before that, she appeared at the AnimeGamers USA retail store in Los Angeles, California on July 7, 2002, for an autograph session promoting her Chocola 2001 artbook. She returned for another autograph session at the same store on August 3, 2004. She was a Guest of Honor at Anime Expo 2006, presenting the world premiere of the new Di Gi Charat animation series.

Often very shy, her drawings express her beauty and characteristic "cute" factor. She is a Harry Potter fan and has done many fan drawings on her Harry Potter fan site. Koge Donbo* recently finished working on the sequel (ending with chapter 26) of the Kamichama Karin series, named Kamichama Karin Chu. Recently, she has started working on a new manga called Naki Shōjo no Tame no Pavane that is being serialized in Mag Garden's Comic Blade manga magazine. On Koge-Donbo's official website, she has announced that she will be starting a new manga called "DokiDoki! Tama-tan" featuring the "Magical Usamimi Girl" pictures that have been on her website. It was launched in Nakayoshi's March 2009 issue.[1] Donbo added an "*" mark to her formal pen name in April 2008.

Manga

Artbooks

  • Chocola (annual artbook)
  • Digi Charat Fantasy Perfect Collection
  • Pita-Ten Artbook

Anime Series

Other works

  • Aquarian Age (illustrator)
  • Princess Concerto (character design)
  • Di Gi Charat Fantasy (character design)
  • Harry Potter Dōjinshi, as well as others done early in her career

References

ko:코게돈보* it:Koge-Donbo ms:Koge-Donbo ru:Кохаруно, Кокоро fi:Koge-Donbo zh:小夏鈍帆

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