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Yuu Watase

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Yuu Watase (渡瀬 悠宇, Watase Yuu, born March 5, 1970, in Kishiwada, Osaka) is a Japanese manga artist. She debuted in 1989 at the age of 18 with the short story "Pajama de Ojama" (パジャマでおじゃま, "An Intrusion in Pajamas") and has since published more than 50 volumes of one-shots and long-running manga series. One of her most popular titles is Fushigi Yûgi. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuu Watase has received more than 333,745 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Yuu Watase is the 156th most popular comic artist (down from 141st in 2019), the 1,500th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,406th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Japanese Comic Artist.

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  • 20

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  • 3.83

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  • 2.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among comic artists, Yuu Watase ranks 156 out of 174Before her are Norihiro Yagi, Neal Adams, John Byrne, Marv Wolfman, Kōsuke Fujishima, and Mark Millar. After her are Oh! great, Natsuki Takaya, Len Wein, Eduardo Risso, Bill Watterson, and Robert Kirkman.

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Among people born in 1970, Yuu Watase ranks 314Before her are Clifton Collins Jr., Tim Sweeney, Nicole de Boer, Moacir Rodrigues Santos, Moreno Torricelli, and Steve Jablonsky. After her are Serhiy Honchar, Leah Remini, B-Real, Christian Meier, Sander Boschker, and Donald-Olivier Sié.

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Among people born in Japan, Yuu Watase ranks 1,500 out of 6,048Before her are Yukitaka Omi (1952), Yuko Takeuchi (1980), Yuya Osako (1990), Noriko Sakai (1971), Kyōko Koizumi (1966), and Kyoko Fukada (1982). After her are Yoshikazu Nagai (1952), Mami Kaneda (1968), Akiho Yoshizawa (1984), Kento Masuda (1973), Oh! great (1972), and Masanobu Ando (1975).


Among comic artists born in Japan, Yuu Watase ranks 57Before her are Tooru Fujisawa (1967), Inio Asano (1980), Lynn Okamoto (1970), Momoko Sakura (1965), Kiyohiko Azuma (1968), and Norihiro Yagi (1968). After her are Oh! great (1972), Natsuki Takaya (1973), One (1986), Nisio Isin (1981), Yoshitoshi ABe (1971), and Makoto Yukimura (1976).

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