Tora-san is a character of famous comedy movie series “Otoko wa tsuraiyo”(It’s Tough Being a Man), staring Kisyoshi Atsumi (1928-1996). This movie had been made since 1969, and it was released 48th films in 1995. After Atsumi’s death of cancer, the Japanese government gave him a National Honor Award. There is a statue of Tora-san near the Shibamata station. In the movie, he went to trip from this station after his broken heart. This statue turns around his home.