Related event for “Takemiya Keiko 50th Anniversary Exhibition –Kaleidoscope-”

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  • Venue
    2F Gallery 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Capacity
    20 people *First come basis
  • Fee
  • Participation

    Application closed

    Please call us on +81-75-254-7414 and tell your [Name / contact] before April 23.

    We can take upto 2 people a time.

    *We will close the application as soon as it reaches the maximum number.
    *Please gather at the multi-purpose room on the 1st floor at 17.30 on the day.
    *This event will be held in Japanese.

  • Organization
    Kyoto International Manga Museum
  • Support
    Kitakyushu Manga Museum
  • Special Support
    Tranquilizer product Ltd.

A special gallery talk for a small number of people will be held after the museum’s closure. (*This event will be held in Japanese)

For more information about the exhibition “Takemiya Keiko 50th Anniversary Exhibition –Kaleidoscope-”, please check out the special website mentioned below.

Takemiya Keiko
Born in Tokushima prefecture. “Kokonotu no yujo” created by Takemiya was published in COM in 1967, and the next year she debuted professionally with ‘Ringo no tsumi’ (Sin of the apple) in Weekly Margaret. “Kaze to ki no uta” (The Poem of Wind and Trees), themed Shonenai*, has been considered a masterpiece of human drama since its release and influenced the next generation of shojo manga. There are many other manga titles that she created such as “Terra e…” (To Terra…), “Tenma no ketsuzoku” and more. She won the 9th Seiun Award (Best comic section), the 25th Shogakukan Manga Award and the 41st Japan Cartoonists Association Award (Minister of Education, Science and Technology Award). Also, she received the Japanese Medal of Honor with purple ribbon in 2014. She took up a professorship at Kyoto Seika University in 2000, and was the president of the same institution between 2014-2018. She is presently working as a professor of the graduate school, the head of the research center at the university, and the president of Japan Society for Studies in Cartoons and Comics. *Boy love

*Please note that the schedule, performers, and contents are subject to change.