Michiyo Akaishi (赤石 路代 Akaishi Michiyo, born October 11, 1959) is a Japanese manga artist born in Urawa (now Saitama), Saitama Prefecture, Japan. She graduated from Saitama Prefectural Dai-Ichi Girls High School. Akaishi then attended Musashino Art University where she graduated with a degree in commercial plastic model design. In 1979, she won first place in the Shogakukan Shinjin Comic Award contest. From then on, she has worked for Shogakukan.
Akaishi's debut story, Marshmallow Tea wa Hitori de
, appeared in the January 1980 issue of Bessatsu Shōjo Comic
. Another series, One More Jump
, won the 1994 Shogakukan Manga Award for children's manga.
Some of her works are:
Some tropes found in her works are: