She was awarded the Cobalt Illustrator's Award in 1995. As a manga artist, Shurei's work, Alichino has gathered a considerable fanbase and critical acclaim, which is quite a feat for an artist's debut. She is the illustrator of the covers to the Return to Labyrinth manga series.
- ↑ http://lambiek.net/artists/s/shurei_kouyu.htm
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 http://www.sequentialtart.com/reports.php?ID=4793&issue=2006-08-01
- ↑ http://nl.newsbank.com/nl-search/we/Archives?p_product=AT&p_theme=at&p_action=search&p_maxdocs=200&p_topdoc=1&p_text_direct-0=108A5BD9CBB0DF98&p_field_direct-0=document_id&p_perpage=10&p_sort=YMD_date:D&s_trackval=GooglePM
- ↑ http://books.google.com/books?id=XiZ-SXfp50cC&pg=RA4-PT78&lpg=RA4-PT78&dq=Kouyu+Shurei+cobalt&source=bl&ots=mECSCDwBzU&sig=OcmpNJFQOPqZt-4wXBTrzGIibWI&hl=en&ei=wXo3TOKOAoP68Aa5m-WnBg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=3&ved=0CB4Q6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=Kouyu%20Shurei%20cobalt&f=false
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