Yogu (与偶, born in 1992) is a Japanese doll artist born in Gifu prefecture, Japan.
Born with congenital diseases. She experienced physical, sexual, and mental abuse by her parents. When she was in junior high school, she was diagnosed with schizophrenia and started treatment. This is when she became interested in ball-jointed dolls and self-studied doll-making.
After she graduated high school, she displayed her work at group exhibitions. Her clientele includes Eiji Otsuka, a comic writer. Her art has been published in the quarterly magazine “S” and she received a big response. In 2003, she left her family and moved to Tokyo. She has been in and out of the hospital with serious mental disorders.
Her article has been serialized in the quarterly magazine, “TH” published by Atelier Third since 2010. In 2017, she held her solo exhibit in Vanilla Gallery, Tokyo after 13 years after her first exhibit. She also published her first doll art book, “FULLKELOID DOLLS.”