|Name Miyako Maki|
Role Manga artist
|Spouse Leiji Matsumoto|
|Similar People Leiji Matsumoto, Hideko Mizuno, Masako Watanabe, Macoto Takahashi, Kaoruko Himeno|
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Miyako Maki (牧 美也子, Maki Miyako, born July 29, 1935 in Kobe, Hyogo, Japan) is a former Japanese manga artist. She made her professional debut in 1957 with Haha Koi Warutsu (母恋いワルツ). In 1961 she married the well-known manga artist Leiji Matsumoto, after their marriage, they started collaborating on shōjo manga mixing photography and painting techniques. She is the creator of Licca-chan, a popular Japanese doll. She received the 1989 Shogakukan Manga Award for General for Genji Monogatari, a Japanese manga version of Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji.