Tsubaki Nekoi

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Tsubaki Nekoi
Tsubaki Nekoi at Anime Expo 2006.jpg
Nekoi at Anime Expo 2006
Born (1969-01-21) January 21, 1969 (age 52)
Kyoto, Japan
Area(s)Drawing characters, assists in character design, applying screentones, correcting manga illustrations
Pseudonym(s)Mick Nekoi (猫井 みっく)
Collaborators Clamp

Tsubaki Nekoi (猫井 椿, Nekoi Tsubaki, born January 21, 1969), formerly Mick Nekoi (猫井 みっく, Nekoi Mikku), is a member of the all-female manga-creating team Clamp. [1] She is the co-director and her duties in the team include applying screentones and correcting manga illustrations.[ citation needed ] She was also the lead artist (a role that normally falls to Mokona) on Legal Drug , The One I Love , Wish , Suki and xxxHolic . As the lead artist in xxxHolic , she is in charge of drawing the male characters while Mokona is responsible for the female characters.[ citation needed ]

For Clamp's 15th Anniversary in 2004, she and the other three members of Clamp changed their names because they reportedly wished to try new monikers. [2]

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