April 13, 2009
This statue stands in front of shibamata station.
Tora-san is the main character of movie series titled "Otoko wa Tsurai yo".
It is a very popular movie series (1969-1995) starring Kiyoshi Atsumi.
In tora-san movies, shibamata is home town of tora-san.
Photo above is a movie poster.
It is displayed in Tora-san memorial hall in shibamata.