Banana Yoshimoto

Banana Yoshimoto

July 24, 1964 – ...

Banana Yoshimoto 吉本 ばなな Yoshimoto Banana (born 24 July 1964) is the pen name of Japanese writer Mahoko Yoshimoto 吉本 真秀子 Yoshimoto Mahoko. From 2002 to 2015, she wrote her name in hiragana (ja よしもと ばなな).