Makoto Yukimura

Yukimura made his debut in 2000 with the highly praised sci-fi manga Planetes, serialized in Kodansha Weekly Morning mangazine and adapted into a 26 episodes anime series by the studio Sunrise. He is currently working on Vinland Saga, which was first serialized in Weekly Shōnen Magazine then moved to the monthly Afternoon magazine. For this work he received the 2009 Japan Media Arts Festival Grand Prize in the manga category. In 2010, he was a guest of the Angoulême International Comics Festival.