The youngest manga artist to ever have their work officially published.
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25 Sep 2017 - 3:07 PM  UPDATED 25 Sep 2017 - 3:07 PM

A 13-year-old girl has made her manga debut in a magazine in Japan.

According to Comic Natalie, Shion Sakamaki is the first 13-year-old to ever have their work officially published. Her shoujo manga series Fulfill Me Sweetly & Bitterly will be unveiled in the November issue of Cheese! Magazine. The magazine is known for publishing series about mature relationships.

Fulfill Me Sweetly & Bitterly is a modern tale of young love. Shiori is a 17-year-old high school student who sleeps with a boy she’s fallen for in an attempt to move on from her crush, before finding herself falling further for him.

Sakamaki is the youngest manga artist to debut in the magazine, joining the author of the adorable Idol Kyuukou, who when fourteen was awarded manga publisher Shogakukan’s Newcomer Grand Prize in 2015.

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