Artist / Educator
Masumi Sendou is a manga artist who debuted with Ecchi, a title which was published in the popular Weekly Young Jump magazine in 1995, while Sendou was still in school at Tama Art University. After working in the industry for a number of years, Sendou-sensei's life was impacted by the tragic passing of her young second child, which inspired the touching manga essay NICU Inochi no Monogatari (translation: NICU The Story of Life). Recently, she has drawn manga essays covering topics within medical field, and has been sharing her artistic talents with prospective artists through her work as a teacher at the Toyo Institute of Art and Design. She is a mother of two children and her husband, Nao Kurebayashi, is also a manga artist.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- Naka-Kon 2018 - March 16-18, 2018 in Overland Park, KS