In the year 1863, a time fraught with violent social upheaval, samurai of all walks of life flock to Kyoto in the hope of joining the Mibu-Roshi--a band of warriors united around their undying loyalty to the Shogunate system. In time, this group would become one of the greatest (and most famous) movements in Japanese history...the Shinsengumi!
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Taeko Watanabe debuted as a manga artist in 1979 with her story. Waka-chan no Netsuai Jidai (Love Struck Days of Waka) Kaze Hikaru is her longest-running series, but she has created a number of other popular series. Watanabe is a two-time winner of the prestigious Shogakukan Manga Award in the Girls' category-her manga Hajime-chan is Number One! claimed the award in 1991 and Kaze Hikaru took it in 2003.
Watanabe read hundreds of historical sources to create Kaze Hikaru. She is from Tokyo.
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