Fujiko Fujio (A) has died. His real name is Motoo Abiko. He was 88 years old.
Fujiko (A) was born on March 10, 1934, in Himi City, Toyama Prefecture. She started co-writing with Fujiko F. Fujio, who later became Fujiko F.
Fujio, and made her debut in 1951 with the four-frame manga “Tenshi no Tama-chan” posted in the elementary school newspaper every day.
After that, she released her work as Fujiko Fujio in a duo, but in 1987 she canceled the duo. Started a new activity as Fujio Fujiko (A).
His masterpieces include “Ninja Hattori-Kun,” “Kaibutsu-Kun,” “Manga Michi,” “Pro Golfer Monkey,” “Mataro Comes !!,” and “Laughing Salesman.”
In 2005, he received the 34th Japan Cartoonists Association Award, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology Award, and in 2008, he received the Order of the Rising Sun.
In 2014, he won the 18th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award Special Award for “Love … Around the time of Shirisome …” and “Manga Michi”.
Following the death of Fujiko (A), Fujiko Studio, Shogakukan Comic Bureau, and CoroCoro Comic editorial department announced comments.
The Shogakukan Comic Bureau said, “As a writer representing the manga world, Mr. Fujiko Fujiko (A), who has been entertaining people for a long time in manga, anime, movies, television, and all kinds of brilliant stages.
We would like to express our deepest respect and gratitude to all of you, and we would like to express our deepest condolences. “
Source: Anime News Network