By: Chiaki Hirai March 8, 20190 Comments

The Ribbon Knight from Tezuka's biographical comic: And he continued to be heavily influenced by Takarazuka Musical. In 1953, in Shojo Club Magazine, Tezuka would create what became the first story-format girls' manga - Ribon no Kishi, or "Princess Knight." A classic today, it is a manga manifestation of the costuming used by Takarazuka all-women's theater group.

About the Author : Chiaki Hirai

Chiaki Hirai is a trans and plural writer and freelance translator working out of San Francisco. Her personal accomplishments include: writing an undergraduate thesis on Touhou Project, getting blacklisted by TokyoPop, and interviewing the creator of Sudoku. In her free time she makes bad jokes about anime or screams about kink and urban development on Twitter.

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