Yumiko Igarashi is the artist of the famous manga 'Candy Candy'. While doing her studies, she took courses in comics for six months. She started to draw short stories and decided she would become a comics artist. She went to Tokyo and presented her work to several publishers. Soon, her first comic appeared in the monthly Ribbon: 'L'Ile du Requin Blanc'. Her 'Candy Candy' series, which she made together with writer Kyoko Mizuki, was launched in 1975. The comic, about the little orphan Candy, was also featured in animated cartoon series from 1976.
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