Åsa Ekström is a Swedish female comics artist, currently resides and works as a manga creator in Suginami, Tokyo, Japan. Born in Karlskrona, Blekinge. The impact of anime “Sailor Moon” enthralled her into Japanese culture. After that, she read manga, such as “Ranma ½” “ONE PIECE”. As She started to think of manga artist in Japan, She learned graphic design in Swedish college. In 2011, She immigrated to Japan, that was the seventh time of the visit to Japan. She started to post her 4-koma essay(her diary) manga on her blog. In 2015 May, 「北欧女子オーサがみつけた日本の不思議(That’s what Åsa found in Japan)」 published by Media Factory. In 2015 July, 2015年7月 Romance comics「さよならセプテンバー(Goodbye, September)」(3 volumes(complete), Japanese translated version) published by CREEK & RIVER. In 2015 October, Traditional Chinese version of “That’s what Åsa found in Japan” published by 台湾国際角川書店(Kadokawa in Taiwan). In 2015 December, “Goodbye, September” win first prize in「ガイマン賞2015(Gaiman Award, foreign comics contest)」. On 2015 December 17, にNHK(Japan Broadcasting Corporation) interviewed her. In 2016 February, second volume of “That’s what Åsa found in Japan” published by 台湾国際角川書店(Kadokawa in Taiwan).
How would Åsa Ekström be described?
Åsa Ekström would be described as A Swedish manga artist in Japan.
When was Åsa Ekström born?
Åsa Ekström was born on 01.01.1983.
What is Åsa Ekström subject of?
Åsa Ekström is subject of Swedish comics artists, Living people, Manga artists and Swedish cartoonists.
Where was Åsa Ekström born?
Åsa Ekström was born in Karlskrona.
What is the gender of Åsa Ekström?
Åsa Ekström is female.