Momoko Sakura's "Special Exhibition" 1 year after death Shizuoka August 19, 13:27

Along with the year since the death of Shizuoka City's manga artist, Momoko Sakura, a special exhibition featuring illustrations related to the local community has begun in Shizuoka City, and many families are visiting.

Momoko Sakura, a former manga artist known for the popular comic book “Chibi Maruko-chan”, was born in Shimizu, Shizuoka, Shizuoka, Japan.

To coincide with the first year since his death, Shizuoka City has been holding a special exhibition at Shimizu Ward Office since 19th, featuring illustrations of local attractions such as Sakura's tourist attractions. .

Among them, the illustration donated by Sakura to Nippondaira Zoo shows a girl smiling and surrounded by animals.

Also, to the man who became the model of the character “Hamaji” appearing in “Chibi Maruko-chan”, the illustration given by Sakura is accompanied by a handwritten postcard that says “Please say hello to everyone in Shimizu” It has been.

A woman in her 30s who visited with a 1-year-old child said, “When I grow up, I want you to see the scenery of Shizuoka drawn by Sakura with a warm touch.”

The special exhibition is held at Shimizu Ward Office until 30th of this month except Saturdays and Sundays.