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Takahashi, Rumiko (ta-ka-ha'-shE rU'-mE-kO) n.

(1957- ) Rumiko Takahashi is the creator of numerous manga (japanese comics) series, such as RANMA 1/2, Urusei Yatsura, Maison Ikkoku, the Mermiad Saga, Rumic World, and Rumic Theater. She is considered to be the world's most popular female comic artist.
Born in Niigata, Japan, Takahashi attended college in Tokyo, where she studied the art of manga. Many of her creations have been adapted to anime TV shows and movies.

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