Published from 1969 to 1996 in Japan, Doraemon is a manga that has been an enormous success around the globe. Co-created by two mangakas, we study at the moment that one among them, Fujiko Fujio A, whose actual identify is Motoo Abiko, died at the moment on the age of 88.
This morning, round 8:40 am, the Japanese police acquired a name indicating that an individual had handed out on the mangaka’s residence, positioned in Kawasaki, within the Tokyo space. When authorities arrived on the scene, Motoo Abiko was dead .
The lifeless physique of the manga writer was discovered this Thursday morning at his house within the metropolis of Kawasaki, Kanagawa prefecture, south of Tokyo, in line with media comparable to the general public community NHK.
So far, the Japanese police are investigating his reason for demise, though no indicators of violence have been apparently discovered.
Born in 1934, Abiko was the eldest son of the superior of a Buddhist temple in Toyama Prefecture, central Japan. It was on this non secular place that the long run mangaka grew up till the demise of his father when he was solely ten years old. During an interview given to Japanese media Asahi in 2020, Abiko stated that the demise of her father was the occasion that had essentially the most impression on her life.
After graduating from excessive school in Takaoka City, he met his different half for years, Fujimoto. He labored within the native newspaper, directed by his uncle, and later devoted himself to doing portraits and interviews for the artwork and society part.
Doraemon, the now orphaned blue robotic cat
Published as early as 1969, Doraemon was created by two mangakas, Fujiko Fujio A and Fujiko F. Fujio. The two artists separated in 1987 whereas the manga was not but completed. Motoo’s accomplice Abiko, whose actual identify was Hiroshi Fujimoto, died on September 23, 1996. Nonetheless, Doraemon is a kind of timeless franchises. Indeed, the adventures of the blue cat-robot have seen a number of animated variations, the final of which has been on the air since 2005.