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Shigeru Mizuki

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Shigeru Mizuki 
Catoonist

Catoonist

Born in 1922 and raised in Sakaiminato city, Tottori prefecture.
At the time of the Pacific War, he went to Rabaul, a fierce battlefield, and lost his left arm under the bombing.
After coimng back to Japan, he became a picture-story painter, then turned to a catoonist. Passed away on November 30, 2015 (93 years old).
His masterpiece works are "Gegege no Kitaro", "Kappa no Sanpei", "Akuma kun", etc. Has fans all over the world.
Mizuki Production Official Website "Gegege Correspondence" (in Japanese)

This Artist's Public Art Works

Stained Glass
March 8, 2016
Yonago Airport
"Forest of Yokai-monster"

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History

1965
Received the 6th Kodansha Children Comic Award at "TV Kun" published on "Separate Shonen Magazine
1991
Purple Ribbon Medal
2003
The Order of the Rising Sun "Mizuki Shigeru Memorial Hall" opened in Sakaiminato city, Tottori prefecture of his hometown
2007
Received the Best Comic Award of Angoulême International Comics Festival at "Non-non Old Woman and Me
2009
Received the Heritage Award of Angoulême International Comics Festival at "Everyone, die rather than surrender!
2010
Cultural Merit
2012
Received the Best Asian Film Award of Will Eisner Award at "Everyone, die rather than surrender!
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