Hasegawa, Machiko

Hasegawa, Machiko

Given name: 町子
Family name: 長谷川
Birthday: Jan 30, 1920
Website: http://www.hasegawamach...
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Birthplace: Taku, Saga Prefecture

Machiko Hasegawa was one of the first female manga artists. She started her own comic strip, Sazae-san, in 1946. It reached national circulation via the Asahi Shimbun in 1949, and ran daily until Hasegawa decided to retire in February 1974.

Her comic strip was turned into a dramatic radio series in 1955 and a weekly animated series in 1969, which is still running as of 2016.

She received People's Honor Award in 1992.

She died of heart failure at the age of 72 on May 27, 1992.

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Ijiwaru Baasan (1996)
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Sazae-san
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Sazae-san: Dawn to Ikka de Hawaii Ryokou
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TheTasty | Nov 16, 2020 8:40 AM
RIP


Lordbadface | Sep 16, 2019 10:32 AM
Don't know how to begin to like something so nostalgic and boring. Only for japanophiles and nostalgic people of Japan. Overrated and boring.


Ignoramus- | Jan 17, 2019 1:33 PM
F


Optim | Apr 11, 2018 12:44 AM
rip, came across you accidentally but hey i'm moved


EratiK | Oct 26, 2015 2:53 PM
I miss her old picture but this one is more dignified.


toblynaruto | Mar 13, 2015 6:17 PM
RESPECT


Biser | Apr 3, 2014 1:47 PM
This person here is a real legend.


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