From Evil Twins to Monthly Girls: The evolution of mangaka Tsubaki Izumi

Most western fans first heard of Tsubaki Izumi thanks to the anime adaptation of her manga Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun, but Tsubaki’s work goes far beyond that. A look at how her manga has evolved over the years shows that she’s a master at making cutting commentary, crossing demographic lines, and poking fun at gender stereotypes.