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Kazuko Chikuhama

Kazuko Chikuhama
Field:
Manga artist
Location:
Osaka-shi, Osaka

The special selection of large furoshiki wrapping cloths with manga illustrations held at an exhibition in Paris

The mysterious manga festival of Chikuhama Kazuko' opened in district 10 of Paris this 2015 as a solo exhibition, and has been highly praised for its selection large manga furoshiki on sale. Please enjoy these mysterious, funny and cute works of art, starting with the 'Octopus Noodle Fair', a piece which takes the topics of food and fairs as its themes, and which won a prize at the Agency for Cultural Affairs' media and art festival in The National Art Center of Tokyo.

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Kazuko Chikuhama

Large manga furoshiki

Upon unfolding the large furoshiki, you'll burst out laughing! They are traditional Japanese furoshiki, but with bizarre manga drawn on them. You can use them like tapestry, to decorate any space in a cheerful style. They're manufactured and printed by the well-established Matsuo Nassen company, founded in 1926 in Osaka wharf. It's a genuine MADE IN OSAKA article.

Kazuko Chikuhama

Kazuko Chikuhama

Manga artist
Kazuko Chikuhama

The masterpiece "Shi Ri To Ri" from Enterbrain, which has won many manga awards from sources such as the Agency for Cultural Affairs Media Arts Festival, is now available at bookstores across the country. A well-received solo exhibition was held in Paris, 2015. Member of the Japan Cartoonists Association.

Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi line

They're located in the Tenjinbashisuji Shopping Street, Kita ward, Osaka. It's the longest shopping district in Japan, extending for 2.6 km north to south in Osaka's Kita ward. It's also famous for being the location of the 'Tenjin Matsuri', one of Japan's three biggest festivals, to which one million people gather in one single day. Surrounding that area there is a market of fresh produce, restaurants, sales of goods, recreational facilities, schools, hospitals, television stations, newspaper companies, public parks, hotels, factories and all sorts of other facilities established back in the past. This all gives it a nostalgic, folkloric mood. It is the most beloved shopping district by residents of Osaka.
Tenjimbashi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi line
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