Artist and educator Masumi Sendou uses the power of manga to illustrate complex ideas and connect with inquisitive minds. We’re thrilled to welcome her wisdom and talent to Naka-Kon 2018!
Masumi Sendou is a manga artist who debuted with Ecchi, a title which was published in the popular Weekly Young Jump magazine in 1995, while Sendou was still in school at Tama Art University. After working in the industry for a number of years, Sendou-sensei’s life was impacted by the tragic passing of her young second child, which inspired the touching manga essay NICU Inochi no Monogatari (translation: NICU The Story of Life). Recently, she has drawn manga essays covering topics within medical field, and has been sharing her artistic talents with prospective artists through her work as a teacher at the Toyo Institute of Art and Design. She is a mother of two children and her husband, Nao Kurebayashi, is also a manga artist.
Birth Place: Sendou, Miyagi
Blood Type: O
List of Works
- 1995 – “Ecchi” serialized in Weekly Young Jump [Shueisha]. 14 volumes.
- 1999 – “Ai” serialized in Weekly Young Jump [Shueisha]. 11 volumes, 1 extra edition volume.
- 2006 – Shorty stories “Hitozuma Nikki” [Shueisha]. 1 volume.
- 2006 – “Watasashi wa Pet” serialized in Young Jump Zoukan Mankaku.
- 2012 – “NICU Inochi no Mongatari” [Takeshobo]. 1 volume. First biography manga essay. Title translation: “NICU Story of Life”.
- 2014 – “Revenge H” serialized in Manga Action [Futabasha]. Currently ongoing. 6 volumes as of November 2017.
- 2016 – “Komedikaru no Tame no (Jyadou na) Nougazo Shindan Yousei Kouza” [Miwa Shoten]. Author uruma go. Title translation: “Training Course - ’Improper’ Brain Imaging Course for Health Professionals”.
- 2017 – “Kouji Noukinou Shougai ・Hattatsu Shougai・Ninchishou no Tame no (Jyadou na) Chiiki Shien Yousei Kouza” [Miwa Shoten]. Author uruma go. Title translation: “Training Course - ‘Improper’ Support in the Country for Patients with Higher Brain Dysfunction, Developmental Disorder, and Dementia”.
- 2017 – 25 Anniversary Illustration Book JOY & PLEASURE [e-Books Japan].
- 2017 – “Ecchi” [Futabasha Publication]. Reprint.
- 2017 – “Kokoro to Karada no Itami no Tame no (Jyadou na) Shinri Ryouhou Yousei. Kouza” [Miwa Shoten]. Author uruma go. Title translation: “Training Course – ‘Improper’ Psychological Treatment for Mind and Body Pain”.