Comics: Fujiko Exhibition Focuses on Manufacturing in MangaPosted: December 20, 2016
Fujiko, who came from Takaoka, is known as the creator of “Doraemon” and other manga. The gallery introduces his life and work.
The ongoing commemorative exhibition, titled “Gengaten: Kiteretsu Daihyakka to Monozukuri,” features scenes from his manga showing characters making things. Takaoka is known as a city of manufacturing — hence the theme.
Many of Fujiko’s original drawings on display come from “Kiteretsu Daihyakka” (Kiteretsu encyclopedia), the central character of which loves to tinker with anything mechanical. There are pages from other works by Fujiko as well, including “Doraemon” and “Tebukuro Tetchan.”
Many visitors told the gallery they wanted to take pictures, and the gallery is allowing them to photograph the original drawings until Dec. 28. The gallery has also set up a new photo spot near the exit, where they have installed a life-size statue of Doraemon…(read more)
Source: The Japan News