Takako Shimura (born October 23, 1973) is a female manga artist primarily known for her manga works published in Japan which feature LGBT (especially about lesbian and transgender) topics. Originally from Kanagawa, she now resides in Tokyo. Her series Aoi Hana was adapted as an anime television series broadcast in 2009. Her series Wandering Son has been licensed in English by Fantagraphics Books and an anime adaptation which aired in 2011.
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