In fact, near Ikebukuro, there was an apartment called "Tokiwa-so/トキワ荘" where the author of "Doraemon" spent his youth. There is a Manga Museum, now.
The movie "Kimetsu no Yaiba/鬼滅の刃" is a super-hit movie released in Japan that earns the highest income movie-title ever. You can still watch it in the cinema.
Japanese manga and anime are very popular, but now the target is "adults"!
Valentine's Day in Japan has a custom of giving chocolates to each other. From now on until February, the topic of chocolate will increase. "Kimetsu no Yaiba/鬼滅の刃" will be a collaboration product with Italy's "BABBI". Although, it is already sold out online, it will be sold at special events at the Seibu Ikebukuro Main Store (1/16 - 2/14) and Tobu Department Store Ikebukuro Store (1/30 - 2/16).
"Doraemon", which has been serialized for 50 years, will be released in collaboration with GUCCI, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. In addition, a magazine with a bonus will be released from the magazine publisher "Shogakukan" where Doraemon was serialized. (Photo: Notebook / Memo pad / Stationery)