Well-known for her internationally well-known Fullmetal Alchemist manga series, this Japanese artist can be known on her behalf focus on Hero Stories, Silver Spoon, as well as the Heroic Star of Arslan. After doing work for a period as an helper towards the set up manga musician Hiroyuki Eto, she released her own profession by posting an award-winning manga entitled Stray Pet dog. Fullmetal Alchemist gained a Shogakukan Manga Prize in 2003 along with a Seiun Prize in 2011. She and her four siblings was raised on a plantation in Hokkaido, Japan. She afterwards resolved in Tokyo and welcomed three kids between 2007 and 2014. She was inspired and motivated by the task of fellow manga musician Rumiko Takahashi.