Funato Akari
    Funato Akari
    Birth place: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
    Birthday: Mar 21, 1973
    Family name: 船戸
    Given name: 明里
    Gender: Female
    Current residence: Aichi Prefecture, Japan
    Funato Akira is her real name.
    She started out as a doujin artist, then made her name as the illustrator for other people's manga before starting her own series "Under the Rose."