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Sakurako Kimino (公野 櫻子, Kimino Sakurako) is a Japanese novelist. She is notable for the creation of Sister Princess and Strawberry Panic!, two very successful bishōjo series where almost all the characters in both series are young girls. Another well-known work by her is Love Live!, which has been adapted into two animated series, and an iOS and Android game. She has had her work serialized in the Japanese bishōjo magazine Dengeki G's Magazine, published by MediaWorks. She is also the creator of the light novel series Baby Princess, which was serialized in Dengeki G's Magazine.
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