COMIC ARTIST

Machiko Hasegawa

1920 - 1992

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Machiko Hasegawa (長谷川町子, Hasegawa Machiko, January 30, 1920 – May 27, 1992) was a Japanese manga artist and one of the first female manga artists. She started her own comic strip, Sazae-san, in 1946. It reached national circulation via the Asahi Shimbun in 1949, and ran daily until Hasegawa decided to retire in February 1974. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Machiko Hasegawa has received more than 128,267 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Machiko Hasegawa is the 79th most popular comic artist (down from 64th in 2019), the 979th most popular biography from Japan (down from 817th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Japanese Comic Artist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

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  • 51.62

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.12

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.67

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Machiko Hasegawas by language

Over the past year Machiko Hasegawa has had the most page views in the with 143,859 views, followed by English (19,048), and Chinese (4,011). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Bengali (272.31%), Tagalog (78.97%), and Simple English (74.80%)

Among COMIC ARTISTS

Among comic artists, Machiko Hasegawa ranks 79 out of 226Before her are Richard F. Outcault, Kazuki Takahashi, Francisco Ibáñez Talavera, Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Kazuo Koike, and Hiromu Arakawa. After her are Jean Van Hamme, Al Taliaferro, Chica Umino, Quentin Blake, Hermann Huppen, and Moto Hagio.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1920, Machiko Hasegawa ranks 216Before her are Fernando Riera, Hannie Schaft, Virginia Mayo, Clark Terry, Amos Tutuola, and Camillo Felgen. After her are Danilo Alvim, Lea Padovani, Augusto da Costa, Fiorenzo Magni, Clifton James, and Françoise d'Eaubonne. Among people deceased in 1992, Machiko Hasegawa ranks 132Before her are František Tomášek, Giovanni Colombo, Richard Hartshorne, Juanito, Sándor Veress, and Lenny Montana. After her are Wilfried Dietrich, Karl Deutsch, Chris McCandless, Marsha P. Johnson, Jack Arnold, and Harald Sæverud.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Machiko Hasegawa ranks 979 out of 6,245Before her are Ennin (793), Kazuo Koike (1936), Abe Masahiro (1819), Nobuo Uematsu (1959), Hiromu Arakawa (1973), and Shinji Mikami (1965). After her are Misuzu Kaneko (1903), Yoko Shimada (1953), Yukio Goto (null), Yasuhiko Okudera (1952), Hiratsuka Raichō (1886), and Tarō Okamoto (1911).

Among COMIC ARTISTS In Japan

Among comic artists born in Japan, Machiko Hasegawa ranks 28Before her are Yoshito Usui (1958), Takeshi Obata (1969), Kazuki Takahashi (1961), Mitsuteru Yokoyama (1934), Kazuo Koike (1936), and Hiromu Arakawa (1973). After her are Chica Umino (null), Moto Hagio (1949), Tetsuya Chiba (1939), Yoshiyuki Sadamoto (1962), Sanpei Shirato (1932), and Hajime Isayama (1986).