Showa era is the period of Japanese history corresponding to the reign of the Showa Emperor Hirohito, from December 25, 1926, through January 7, 1989.
Please remember that this show focuses on manga and NOT anime.
There were many artworks or projects that got inspired by the artists from Showa period.
Here are some and all times of our favorite artists that we want to share with you.
1 Osamu Tezuka - (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack and Phoenix)
There is absolutely no denying the immense influence this artist has had on Japanese manga and anime and in turn, US comics and animation. There’s a reason he is known as THE GOD OF MANGA.
2 : Shotaro Ishinomori (Cyborg 009, Super Sentai series, Kamen Rider Series)
3 :Fujio Akatsuka "Gag Manga King" (Osomatsu - kun ,Tensai Bakabon)
4 :Fujio Fujiko - (Obake no Q-taro)
5 : Takao Saito - ( Golgo13 )
6: “father of seinen manga” Shinji Nagashima - (Beloved Pet Dog Taro, Hanaichi Monme, Wamderer, and many more)
7 :Kazuhiko Katō or Monkey Punch - ( Lupin The Third )
8: Shirato Sanpei- ( Ninja Bugeicho, Sasuke, The Legend of Kamui)
9: Go Nagai or Kiyoshi Nagai (Cutie Honey, Devilman and Mazinger Z.)
10: Leiji Matsumoto (Space Battleship Yamato, Space Pirate Captain Harlock, Galaxy Express 999, The Insect ,The Cockpit, and more)
11: Goseki Kojima- (Samurai Executioner, Lone Wolf and Cub, Path of the Assassin)
12: Keiko Takemiya - ( Natsu e no Tobira, Kaze to Ki no Uta, Pharaoh's Tomb, Andromeda Stories , and more)
13: Moto Hagio - ( They Were Eleven, Poe no Ichizoku, Marginal, and more)
14: Katsuhiro Otomo - (Akira , Fireball, Short Peace )
15 : Yoshihiro Tatsumi- (A Drifting Life, Black bilzzard, and more)
16 : Shigeru Sugiura - ( Sarutobi Sasuke -(ninga Sasuke), Jiraiya, Monkey King , and more)
17: Kazuo Umezu - (The Drifting Classroom, Makoto-Chan, Reptilia, Cat Eyed Boy, and more)
18: Tetsuya Chiba - ( Tomorrow's Joe-(Ashita No Joe),
19: Buichi Terasawa - (Goku Midnight Eye, Cobra,
20: Riyoko Ikeda - (The Rose of Versailles, Oniisama e.. , Orpheus no Mado, Claudine, and more)
21: Mitsuteru Yokoyama - (Tetsujin 28-go, Giant Robo, Akakage, Princess Comet, and more)
22: Tetsuo Hara - (Fist of the North Star, and more)
23: Machiko Hasegawa - (Sazae-San, Ijiwaru Ba-san-(Granny Mischief)) Hasegawa was one of the first female manga artists and her immensely popular post-war manga Sazae-san is considered to be the "Peanuts" of Japan.
24: Yoshikazu Yasuhiko - (Venus Wars, Arion, )