Tomoko Taniguchi
    Tomoko Taniguchi
    Birth Date: May 8
    Birth Place: Hokkaidou, Japan
    Family name: たにぐち
    Gender: Female
    Given name: 智子
    Zodiac: Taurus
    Taniguchi-sama has published 9 volumes of manga total. She spent a year in college at Ann Arbor, the University of Michigan. Her manga has been published by MB (My Birthday) in Japanese and by CPM Manga in English. Taniguchi's first published manga was Anpan Balance, which one silver at the 4th Omacomi Manga School Contest. Anpan Balance was later released in the manga Let's Stay Together Forever; the title story of that book was her second published story. She and Matt Forbeck have helped write some of the books in the Complete Idiot's Guide to Drawing Manga Illustrated series, especially the Shoujo edition which includes her illustrations.