Born: 1935 September 14 in Rehe

Died: 2008 August 2 in Tokyo, Japan

Biography: Early humor mangaka.

Notes: Was given the name 藤雄 at birth but credited himself as 不二夫 throughout his career. Both are pronounced the same (as Fujio).

Born in Manchuria while it was under Japanese control (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manchukuo).


Name:

    赤塚不二夫 Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: 不二夫 Family name: 赤塚

Other Names:

  1. Fujio Akatsuka Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Fujio Family name: Akatsuka
  2. 赤塚藤雄 Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: 藤雄 Family name: 赤塚

Awards:

  1. 1972: Bungeishunju Manga Awards - [no name]
  2. 1997: 手塚治虫文化賞 (Osamu Tezuka Awards (手, Tezuka Osamu Bunkashō) - Grand Prize
  3. 1997: 日本漫画家協会賞, (Nihon Mangaka Kyōkai shō, Japanese Cartoonists' Association Award) - Minister of Education, Science and Technology Award
  4. 2014: 手塚治虫文化賞 (Osamu Tezuka Awards (手, Tezuka Osamu Bunkashō) - Special Award