Machiko Sakurai
    Machiko Sakurai
    Alternate names: 桜井麻知子
    Birth Place: Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
    Birthday: Jul 7, 1980
    Family name: 桜井
    Given name: まちこ
    Website: http://sakuraimachiko.blog101.fc2.com/
    Gender: Female
    Zodiac: Aries

    In the manga "Yamato Nadeshiko Shichi Henge" (a.k.a. The Wallflower) Hayakawa Tomoko-sensei (the author of the manga) wrote on her vol.21 chapter 83, that up until that chapter Sakurai-sensei drew the character named Machiko which resembles her main female lead in her manga titled "Minima!".