Kazue Kato, a manga author and illustrator, was born on July 20 in Tokyo. With her work Boku to Usagi (The Rabbit and Myself), published in Akamaru Jump, she received the prestigious Tezuka Prize in 2000. Robo to Usakichi, a sci-fi adventure starring a rabbit (again!) was serialized in the monthly magazine Shonen Sirius (Kodansha) from 2005 to 2006. Blue Exorcist, her most recent series, debuted in Jump Square in April of 2009.
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