released year: 1986～1996
author: momoko sakura
Tibimarukochan is a comedy comic which is took place in sizuoka prefecture simizu city. The theme of this contents is mainly events, for example, classroom, birthday party, travel, excursion, clean up, bazaar, sports day, school lunch, which are occurred in elementary school in 1970s in japan. Main character maruko was familiar with verious humorous character and do slapstick drama each other.
Main character of this contents, nickname is “maruko”, she spend daily life naturally every day. she frequently do slapstick drama with classmates. She put weight on socializing with family and friends.
Marukos’ close friend. She have common sense and earnest girl.
Hamaji is a boy who frequently try to talk to maruko, He always bring out special atmosphere which he looks like stupid. He have kindness.
Maruokun is a honor student who carry class president. His favorite phrase are unique and he looks like eccentric boy.
Hanawakun is a son of rich house. He is gentle and nice guy. His wording impress surrounding people snobbish.
Migiwasan is a girl who join class committee and she loves hanawakun. On the other hand hanawakun usually keep a distance with migiwasan.
Pootarou is a boy who’s favorite phrase is “poo” and he is always cheerful.
Nagasawakun is a boy who have dark personality.
Fujikikun is a boy who have dark personality and he always act with nagasawakun.
Nogutisan is a mysterious girl who loves comedy but she have dark appearance.
Maruko’s sister. She is a reliable person and frequently preach maruko. She sometimes act with maruko.
Maruko’s mother and she is noisy all the time. She is house wife and support family.
His name is “hirosi” and he have a taste for alcohol and tobacco. He is frequently watching TV.
Maruko’s grand mother. she is gentle character.
His name is “tomozou” and he get along with maruko. He is gentle person and kind to maruko.
characteristics and attraction of this contents
Reader can taste retro inspired view of the world in 1970s in japan. In maruko’s home, there is a round table which have kotatu in living room and maruko’s family frequently
watching TV surrounding the table. School events in the story are actually performed in elementary school in japan. Reader can taste feelings in those days. Maruko’s friends have great individuality and they have funny episode each other. There is a narration in the story. that emphasize character’s feature. This contents have special directing that there is a virtual line on character’s face.