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Misumi Kubo was born on 1965 in Inagi, Tokyo, Japan, is a writer. Discover Misumi Kubo's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of networth at the age of 58 years old?

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Occupation Writer
Age 58 years old
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Born 1965, 1965
Birthday 1965
Birthplace Inagi, Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japan

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An English version of Kubo's early short story "Mikumari", translated by Polly Barton, was published in 2017 by Strangers Press. The next year Kubo's novel Jitto te o miru (じっと手を見る), a story about relationships among nursing caregivers, was published by Gentosha. Jitto te o miru was nominated for the 159th Naoki Prize and led the voting among selection committee members in the first round, but the prize was awarded to Rio Shimamoto. The following year her story Trinity (トリニティ, Toriniti) was nominated for the 161st Naoki Prize. A Nippon TV adaptation of Yameru toki mo sukoyaka naru toki mo, starring Taisuke Fujigaya of the boy band Kis-My-Ft2, aired in early 2020. In 2022, Kubo was awarded the 167th Naoki Prize for her short story collection Yoru ni hoshi o hanatsu (夜に星を放つ, Shooting Stars into the Night Sky).


Misumi Kubo (窪 美澄, Kubo Misumi) is a Japanese writer. She has won the R-18 Literary Award, the Yamamoto Shūgorō Prize, the Yamada Fūtarō Prize, and the Naoki Prize. Her work has been adapted for film and television, including the 2012 film The Cowards Who Looked to the Sky.

Kubo's second book, Seiten no mayoikujira (晴天の迷いクジラ), a story about three people who travel to see a stranded whale, was published by Shinchosha in 2012. Seiten no mayoikujira won the 3rd Yamada Futarō Prize, which is awarded by Kadokawa Shoten to works in the same artistic spirit as those of mystery writer Futaro Yamada. Several books followed, including the linked story collection Yoru no fukurami (よるのふくらみ) in 2014, the 2015 novel Sayonara niruvāna (さよなら、ニルヴァーナ, Goodbye, Nirvana), which dramatized an actual case of murder of a young girl by a teenage boy, the 2016 speculative fiction novel Akagami (アカガミ), which imagined Japan in 2030 after rising youth suicide rates and declining fertility, and the 2017 novel Yameru toki mo sukoyaka naru toki mo (やめるときも, すこやかなるときも).


In 2009 Kubo's short story "Mikumari" won the R-18 Literary Award, a prize for erotic short fiction by new women writers. Her first book Fugainai boku wa sora o mita (ふがいない僕は空を見た), a sexually explicit set of stories about the relationship between a woman seeking fertility treatments and the teenage son of the woman who runs the clinic, was published by Shinchosha in 2010. The next year Fugainai boku wa sora o mita won the 24th Yamamoto Shūgorō Prize. It was later adapted into the 2012 Yuki Tanada film The Cowards Who Looked to the Sky, starring Tomoko Tabata and Kento Nagayama.


Kubo was born in 1965 in Inagi, a city in western Tokyo. She attended Catholic schools through junior high and high school, then dropped out of junior college and worked part-time jobs before landing full-time work at an advertising company. After the birth of her child she became a freelance nonfiction writer and editor focusing particularly on women's health and medicine.