Acclaimed author and artist Hiromu Arakawa won acclaim for the hit
manga sensation Fullmetal Alchemist which was honored with
the Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award 2011 for her innovation. The series
went on to spawn two anime adaptations and a blockbuster live
action film. Her lastest work, Silver Spoon, is equally
beloved, the first volume earning a starred review in Publisher's
Weekly in the U.S.