|Written by||Noriyuki Murase|
|Original run||June 2004 – ongoing|
Keshikasu-kun (ケシカスくん?, a keshi-gomu (消しゴム) is a white eraser) is a Japanese children's manga written and illustrated by Noriyuki Murase (村瀬 範行 Murase Noriyuki). It has been serialized in Monthly CoroCoro Comic from June 2004.
The series is about a white eraser who becomes Keshikasu-kun by putting an eraser crumb on his head and a paper costume on his body. Keshikasu-kun wants to become the best of the stationary supplies, outdoing other characters such as the blackboard eraser (kokuban-keshi) and the correction fluid (shūseieki).
Beginning in 2008 Keshikasu-kun appeared in the television program Oha Coliseum. Keshikasu-kun received the Shogakukan Manga Award in the children's category in 2008. The January issue of Monthly Coro Coro Comic, released on December 15, 2009.
The January 2010 issue of Monthly Coro Coro Comic, released on December 15, 2009, revealed that an anime adaptation, classified by Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions as a television program, has been approved.
- Keshikasu (ケシカス)
- Bōzu (ボウズ)
- Enpitsu (エンピツ)
- Chibikasu (チビカス)
- Shūseieki (修正液) - The correction fluid
- Kokuban Keshi (黒板消し) - The blackboard eraser
- "Keshikasu-kun Children's Manga Gets TV Anime Green-Lit." Anime News Network. December 26, 2009. Retrieved on March 25, 2014.
- "53rd Shogakukan Manga Award Winners Announced". Anime News Network. 2008-01-30. Retrieved 2009-02-12.
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