Yasuko Aoike (青池 保子, Aoike Yasuko?, born July 24, 1948 in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi) is a female Japanese manga artist. Most of her works are shōjo manga, predominantly focused on romance, adventure, and light comedy, and many of them contain elements of shōnen-ai. She is included in Year 24 group.
She made her professional debut in the Ribon magazine 1963 Winter Special Edition with the short story Sayonara Nanette. Her short works appeared in Shoujo Friend and other Kodansha publications through the mid-1970s. She began writing serial works primarily for Akita Shoten, starting with Miriam Blue's Lake in the January 1975 issue of Princess. Her work has also appeared in Shueisha's Monthly Seventeen Magazine in the late 1970s (most notably El Alcon and Seven Seas, Seven Skies) and Hakusensha's Lala magazine in the 1980s (Z).
She is best known for From Eroica with Love, which has been serialized by Akita Shoten since 1976 and has produced several spinoff series. It is licensed in English by CMX, which began publishing them in 2004.
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