Unfortunately, it has been announced that Motoo Abiko, better known as Fujiko A. Fujio, one of the legends of Japanese manga and entertainment, died last Thursday , April 7, at 88 years of age.
According to the report, Fujio died at her’s house in Tokyo, Japan. Although at first instance this name may not be known, this is the responsible artist, in part, by doraemon, one of the most recognized Japanese properties worldwide . Motoo Abiko, was part of a duo of manga artists with Hiroshi Fujimoto, also known as Fujiko F. Fujio. Together they were known as Fujiko Fujio.
Friends of childhood, the two formed a collaborative society in 1951 and then created some of Japan’s most iconic sleeves, including doraemon, which were eventually adapted to anime, and until today they are still valid. In 2008, the Japanese Government awarded Fujiko A. Fujio the Order of the Rising Sun , which is one of the highest honors of the country.
The last work of FUJIO was Parman not Jounetsu-Teki Na Hibi, or _The intense daily life of Parman _ , a memoir that was launched in 2007.
Rest in peace, Motoo Abiko.