Novala Takemoto
(also translated to Nobara Takemoto, or Takemoto Nobara) is a Japanese author who has written a number of novels, as well as essays and poems, that focus on the Lolita. He is most famous outside of Japan for his book Shimotsuma Monogatari, which was released as Kamikaze Girls in the US.

Novala Takemoto used to frequently collaborate with Baby, the Stars Shine Bright as well as was frequently featured in Gothic & Lolita Bibles, however in 2007, he was arrested for marijuana possession and has been since dropped from both Baby and the Bibles.