Wataru Yoshizumi(吉住渉 Yoshizumi Wataru) is a Japanese manga artist. She was born as Mari Nakai (中井 真里 Nakai Mari) on June 18, 1963 in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated with a degree in economics from Hitotsubashi University.
Yoshizumi started her career as a Japanese manga artist while working as an office lady.
Her debut manga was a short story called "Radical Romance" that was published in 1984, in the summer issue of Ribon Original. She is known as a social manga artist, and is a good friend of fellow manga artists Naoko Takeuchi, Ai Yazawa, Miho Obana, and Megumi Mizusawa.
She is best known for Marmalade Boy and Ultra Maniac. In March 2013, Yoshizumi launched a new sequel to Marmalade Boy, titled Marmalade Boy Little.
Quartet Game | Handsome Girlfriend | Marmalade Boy | Kimi Shika Iranai | Mint na Bokura | Random Walk | Ultra Maniac Datte Suki Nandamon | PxP | Cherish | Spicy Pink | Cappuccino | Chitose, etc. | Marmalade Boy Little
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