Nico Tanigawa (谷川ニコ Tanigawa Nico) is a pseudonym for the author and artist of the manga WataMote. They have worked on several other manga, such as Kuzu to Megane to Bungaku Shoujo Nise, Number Girl, and Write Shimai. Not much is known about them. The author is the one depicted with glasses.
They are very private. They do not release much in the way of personal details nor pictures. The author jokingly refers to himself as "Ikko" in interviews when he is alone.
In Omake chapters from the released volumes.
- June 4, 2019: interview with the auther. A translation from the first part and second part provided by watamote.com. In this interview, he refers to himself as "Ikko" since he is alone. He does suggest that the story of Tomoko developed over time.
|Female Characters||Tomoko Kuroki | Shiki Futaki | Anna Haruna | Shizuku Hirasawa | Akari Iguchi | Hikari Itō | Megumi Imae | Asuka Katō | Kayo | Kotomi Komiyama | Mrs. Kuroki | Koharu Minami | Miyazaki | Nagi | Miho Narita | Yū Naruse | Hina Nemoto | Ogino | Akane Okada | Reina | Fūka Sasaki | Kiko Satozaki | Sayaka | Yuri Tamura | Mako Tanaka | Emiri Uchi | Masaki Yoshida|
|Male Characters||Tomoki Kuroki | Aomatsu | Art Teacher | Hatsushiba | Homeroom Teacher | Jun Ishimine | Kakinuma | Yoshinori Kiyota | Kosaka | Mr. Kuroki | Suzuki | Nico Tanigawa | Wada | Yocchan|
|Minor and Unnamed||Minor and Unnamed Recurring Characters|
|Manga Volumes||1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18|
|Anime Episodes||1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | OVA|