Date of Birth: May 27
Blood Type: A
Major Works: Tenshi no Poketto (Angels Pocket), Ohisama no Hana (The Flower of the Sun), Bikou Ruuto (Delicate Subtle), and Akuma de Sourou (Devil Does Exist)
At age 17, Mitsuba Takanashi debuted her first short story Mou Koi Nante Shinai (Never Fall in Love Again) in 1992 in Bessatsu Margaret magazine and now has several major titles under her belt.
Born in the Shimane Prefecture of Japan, Mitsuba Takanashi now lives in Tokyo, where she enjoys taking walks, watching videos, shopping, and going to the hair salon. Her penchant for all things fashionable can be seen in her characters hip, unconventional outfits, as well as their crazy hairstyles (note the do on Crimson Hero star Nobara!). Takanashi has a soft spot for the Japanese pop acts Yellow Monkey and Hide, and is good at playing ping pong.