tokiwa osamu


Tokiwasou Apartment is to be rebuilt in 2020 (2016)

the origin of manga, Tokiwasou Apartment used to be a famous atelier of the young manga artists in the postwar days was levelled because of aging in 1982.

Toshima Ward announced the restoration plan they will rebuild the building on near the original spot in Toshima.
it is schedule to be completed in 2020 March.

legendary Osamu Tezuka, Fujio Akatsuka, Shotarou Ishinomori, Fujiko Fujio and the other five artists used live there together.
Jiro Tsunoda and the other future important artists in manga/anime industry spent almost all their time at the apartment.

Tobay, there is a monument at the site of Tokiwasou.