Prema Jatukanyaprateep, known by the pen name Prema-ja, is a Thai comic book artist and animator. Her most notable work is the manga, Bokbig, published by the Cartoonthai Institute. It was awarded the 2013 International Manga Award’s Gold Award. Topping 256 entries from 53 countries.
Prema-ja studied decorative art at Silpakorn University in Bangkok. It was during her studies at Silpakorn that the idea for Bokbig grew. The Cartoonthai Institute saw the drawings in an exhibition and asked if she could turn it into a full comic. Planning to study animation in France, she had little free time to complete the comic.