Aoi Nanase (七瀬 葵, Nanase Aoi), born on June 12 in the Yamaguchi Prefecture, is a Japanese illustrator, mangaka, and character designer. She has also used the name "Mayu Nagase" in the past. Before her professional debut, she published several well received Nakoruru related fan comics (doujinshi) and prints. She still likes to publish fan comics in her free time and she has a profile in the doujin circle, Himegami. Her official website is Seventh Heaven.
Apparently, she is also a well known fan of the Charlotte and Nakoruru pairing.
- Samurai Spirits 2: Asura-Zanmaden (OVA) - character designs, also did promotional work for the novelization
- Shiroiki Miko no Densetsu - published by Enix
- Nakoruru Fan Club
- SNK Best Figure Collection - Samurai Spirits - promotional image
- Garou Densetsu Amusement Anthology Series 3 - Hobby Japan Comics; a short comic.
- Samurai Spirits Amusement Anthology Series 7 - Hobby Japan Comics; a short comic.
- Samurai Spirits Amusement Anthology Series 8 - Hobby Japan Comics; front cover and a short comic.
- Neo Geo Gals Comic Anthology Vol. 2 - a short comic
- Neo Geo Gals Comic Anthology Vol. 3 - a short comic