About the Author
Yumi Hotta received the runner-up award for the 2nd Annual Story King Awards for Best Storyboard. Her winning story, KOKONOTSU NO HOSHI was changed to HIKARU NO GO. In 1999, she teamed up with Takeshi Obata and the series began. Artist, Takeshi Obata made his debut in 1989 with CYBORG JI-CHAN G. The runner-up recipient of the 30th Annual Tezuka Award, Obata's major works include HIKARABITO DENSETSU and MASHIN BOUKENTAN LAMP-LAMP.