Abiko was the eldest son of a monk at a historic temple in central Toyama area. However his household left the temple after the dying of Abiko’s father when he was in fifth grade.
“My father’s dying modified my life probably the most. If he had not died, I feel I might have been a monk,” he instructed the Asahi newspaper day by day in 2020.
In highschool, he turned associates with Hiroshi Fujimoto, who later created “Doraemon”, and the pair began to work collectively.
They shaped a partnership that debuted in 1951, collectively producing works below the pen identify “Fujiko Fujio”, and shared a Tokyo condo with different well-known manga artists together with Osamu Tezuka.
One of many duo’s early works was “Q-Taro”, a couple of good-natured, mischievous ghost little one who begins residing with a human household, which discovered followers in Japan in addition to overseas.
Abiko additionally created numerous manga by himself, together with “Ninja Hattori”, a ninja who turns into finest associates with a daily child, in addition to different works focused at adults.
Regardless of his long-time affiliation with Fujimoto, Abiko as soon as confessed he was reluctant to learn “Doraemon” cartoons too carefully.
“I’ve been avoiding studying [them] as a protecting measure, as a result of after I learn them, I’m influenced by them and suppose ‘I can’t draw like this’,” he stated with amusing.
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