漫画家。東京出身。1996年渡英。イギリス人の夫,息子とともにロンドン在住 。代表作に「シニカル・ヒステリー・アワー」(白泉社)「いまどきのこども 」「バケツでごはん」(小学館)「ヒメママ」(マガジンハウス)など。
また 、「キリコ・ロンドン」「中級キリコ・ロンドン」「ロンドン丼」(角川書店 )などのエッセイもある。CDのジャケットなども手がけ,自身の漫画作品を アニメーション映画にした「シニカル・ヒステリー・アワー」の監督も行う。
「アノヨカラハナヨ」「ぼくはロンどん」「ホテル・ニューからまつ」「ヒメ ママ」の電子コミック+角川からのエッセイ類も続々配信中。

厚生労働省の「麻薬撲滅キャンペーン」のキャラクター、ロンドンのエブリー ナ小児病院、聖トマス病院の小児医科歯科のインテリアのためのイラストも手 がける。


また、シニカル・ヒステリー・アワーの翻訳版がデジタルで発売中。 ブログも読める公式HP「玖保倉庫」


Kiriko Kubo was born in Tokyo and made her debut as a cartoonist (manga-ka) in the early 1980s. After the huge success of 'Cynical Hysterie Hour' and 'Imadoki no kodomo', Kiriko has gone on to direct short animation films, design CD and book covers, write essays, children's books and many other manga comics, including 'Buckets de Gohan' (animated for television in 1996), 'Dobutsu uranai' (1999), 'Kuru Kuru Cynical' (2007) and 'Hime Mama' (2007-2009). Retrospective exhibitions of her work were held in Tokyo, Yokohama and Kyoto in 2001. Recently published books include her collected essays about life in London, 'Boku wa Ron-don' (2012), and a series of digitalized editions of her earlier work (2011-2014).? A new manga series, "Eigo Michi" started in Melody (Hakusensha) in 2015.

Kiriko has been living in London for the last 19?years and continues to publish widely in Japan. Her work has been exhibited at the Japanese Embassy in London, and she has given talks at the ICA and other venues, including the universities of Brighton and Aberdeen. She has also worked on a series of design projects for hospitals in the UK, including the Evelina Children's Hospital (2013) and the Dental Centre (Children's Dentistry & Orthodontics) at St Thomas' Hospital (2014). An English translation of one of her best-known series of manga, 'Cynical Hysterie Hour', is now available as an e-book. In 2006 she appeared on Melvyn Bragg's South Bank Show special on Japanese manga.