Yellow Tanabe (田辺イエロウ Tanabe Ierou?) is a Japanese manga artist. She was an assistant for Mitsuru Adachi and Makoto Raiku and made her debut in 2002 with the short story Lost Princess.[1] She is best known for the manga series Kekkaishi, which has been adapted as an anime television series and translated into many languages. She published a one-shot story in the inaugural issue of the revival of Monthly Shōnen Sunday in May 2009.[2]

Her blood type is AB (see Blood types in Japanese culture). She was born on June 13 in Tokyo,[3] and she graduated from the Musashino Art University.[4]

In 2007 she won the Shogakukan Manga Award for shōnen manga for Kekkaishi.[5]


  1. "Yellow TANABE". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2008-09-13. 
  2. "Kekkaishi's Tanabe to Start Manga in Monthly Shonen Sunday". Anime News Network. 11 March 2009. Retrieved 1 May 2009. 
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