One of Japan's Greatest (and Oldest) Manga Artists, Eating a McDonald's Hamburger.Brian Ashcraft3/04/13 7:20amFiled to: GeGeGe no KitaroShigeru mizukiJapanKotakueastMangaSnacktaku381EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Shigeru Mizuki is best known as the creator of GeGeGe no Kitaro. Before becoming a famous manga artist, he survived serving in World War II, catching malaria and having his arm blown off. Now at a spritely 90 years old, he's eating burgers. Good for him! Advertisement Usually, greasy fast food might be rough on elderly people's stomachs—and the stereotype in Japan is that old people really don't like hamburgers. But Mizuki seems to be enjoying this McDonald's "Texas Burger." Heck, the entire Twitter feed for Mizuki's production company is him eating burgers and Japanese sweets, as well as working. Advertisement テキサスバーガーのチラシを見た水木 [@mizukipro via ロケットニュース]Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.