(Volumes 1-21 Complete Set. Japanese Edition. Japanese cla...)
Volumes 1-21 Complete Set. Japanese Edition. Japanese classic comedy manga. It is about the misadventures of a dim-witted boy (Bakabon) and his insane father, the latter of whom eventually becomes the central character.
His name at birth is 赤塚 藤雄, whose Japanese pronunciation is the same as 赤塚 不二夫. When he was 19, he moved to Tokyo. While working at a chemical factory, he drew many manga.
After that, Tokiwa-so accepted him.
He started his career as a shōjo artist, but in 1958, his Nama-chan (ナマちゃん) became a hit, so he became a specialist in comic manga. He is said to have been influenced by Buster Keaton and MAD magazine.
In 1965, Akatsuka established his own company "Fujio Productions Limited.". In 2000, he drew manga in braille for the blind.
Many of his manga featured supporting characters who ended up becoming more popular and more associated with their series than the main character, such as Papa (Tensai Bakabon), Iyami, Chibita (Osomatsu-kun), and Nyarome (Mōretsu Atarō).
In April 2002 he was hospitalized for intra-axial hematoma and was said to frequently be in a persistent vegetative state from 2004 until his death. On August 2, 2008, he died of pneumonia at a hospital in Bunkyō, Tokyo. Kunio Nagatani