Biography Miyao, Shigeo (1902 - 1983)
Shigeo Miyao was primarily known as a manga artist creating humorous children's manga such as Kushisuke Manyuki ("The Adventures of Dango Kushisuke") during the Taisho period. He was born in Tokyo in 1902 and he studied manga with Okamoto Ippei (1886-1948), generally considered the godfather of manga. He taught himself mokuhan (woodblock carving and printing), and he had a special interest in folk culture and Edo culture.
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