Machiko Hasegawa

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Machiko Hasegawa
Machiko hasegawa.jpg
Hasegawa in August 1950
Born(1920-01-30)January 30, 1920
DiedMay 27, 1992(1992-05-27) (aged 72)
NationalityJapanese
OccupationManga artist
Known forSazae-san
AwardsSee below
Japanese name
Kanji長谷川 町子
Hiraganaはせがわ まちこ

Machiko Hasegawa (Japanese: 長谷川 町子, January 30, 1920 – May 27, 1992) was a Japanese manga artistand one of the first female manga artists.[1]

Sazae-san[change | change source]

Sazae-san was a popular postwar comic strip depicting the life of Sazae-san, a fictional Japanese housewife.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Schodt, Frederik L. (1985). "Reading the Comics". The Wilson Quarterly. 9 (3): 64. JSTOR 40256891.
  2. Garon, Sheldon (2000). "Luxury is the Enemy: Mobilizing Savings and Popularizing Thrift in Wartime Japan". Journal of Japanese Studies. 26 (1): 71. doi:10.2307/133391. JSTOR 133391.

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