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Kochikame Manga Gets Memorial Hall in Tokyo

Kochikame Manga Gets Memorial Hall in Tokyo


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Kochikame Manga Will get Memorial Corridor in Tokyo

Memorial corridor to face in manga’s Kameari neighborhood setting in 2024

Tokyo’s Katsushika Ward introduced on Monday that it’ll construct a memorial corridor for Osamu Akimoto‘s Kochikame manga within the ward’s Kameari neighborhood, the place the manga is about. The native authorities has set a finances of 89 million yen (about US$770,000), and plans to complete the corridor in 2024.

The corridor might be constructed a couple of minutes from Kameari Station, in a 193 sq. meter plot of land. Eiji Aoki, the mayor of Katsushika Ward, famous that the mission has consulted with Akimoto, saying that the corridor will “really feel like moving into [the manga’s] world.”

The native Kameari Station on the Joban Line already homes statues of some the manga’s characters. Some characters additionally characteristic on manhole covers all around the neighborhood.

Kochikame led to September 2016 after 40 years of serialization, though Akimoto has printed a number of further chapters for the manga since then. The manga sequence had roughly 150 million copies in print as of June 2016 when the 199th quantity shipped. The manga’s 201st quantity shipped in October 2021.

The manga has impressed a tv anime sequence, anime movies, anime specials, live-action movies, a live-action sequence, and a number of other stage performs.

Supply: Asahi Shimbun (抜井規泰) by way of Recreation Yoridori Subcul Midori Park