Wataru Yoshizumi (吉住渉 Yoshizumi Wataru?) is a Japanese mangaka. She was born as Mari Nakai (中井 真里 Nakai Mari?) on June 18, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated with a degree in economics from Hitotsubashi University.
Yoshizumi started her career as a mangaka while working as an office lady. Her debut manga was a yomikiri (short story) called "Radical Romance" that was published in 1984, in the summer issue of Ribon Original. She is known as a social mangaka, and is a good friend of fellow mangakas Naoko Takeuchi, Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Megumi Mizusawa.
- Quartet Game
- This tankōbon contains three early short stories. Along with the title story, the other stories are "Another Day" and "Heart Beat".
- Handsome na Kanojo (Handsome Girl) (9 volumes)
- Several volumes of this series include some more early short stories, including Wataru's debut work, "Radical Romance".
- Marmalade Boy (8 volumes)
- Kimi Shika Iranai (I Don't Need Anyone But You) (2 volumes)
- Mint na Bokura (We Are Mint) (6 volumes)
- Random Walk (3 volumes)
- Ultra Maniac (5 volumes)
- Datte Suki Nandamon (Because I Love You) (2 volumes)
- "PxP" (one-shot)
- "Happiness" (one-shot)
- "Baby It's You" (one-shot)
- Cherish (1 volume)
- Spicy Pink
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