Japanese publisher Shogakukan announced today that Tariji Sasaki, who has been designing the covers of the monthly children's manga magazine CoroCoro Comic for 34 years since 1986, has entered the Guinness Book of World Records by setting the record for the "Longest career as a cover designer for the same magazine."
The magazine, whose target readership is primary school children, was established in 1977 in Japan. Following the first designer Kazuie Ariga, Sasaki has been its cover designer since its January 1986 issue (the 93rd issue overall). The Japanese edition of the "Guinness Book of World Records" was published by Kadokawa Publishing House on November 18 in Japan.
In this regard, the designer Tariji Sasaki published a special message thanking the recognition: “I will always be excited about the work that I love. I have been designing the covers of CoroCoro Comic for 34 years. I would like to warmly and intensely thank the editorial staff. My parents gave me a strong body that has lasted me 74 years. How far can I extend this record? I'm going to keep doing this until I'm senile!
Source: Comic Natalie
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