A Class Of Its Own


Honda Origins retraces the lifestyle of corporation founder Soichiro Honda by an animated collection combining...

Honda Origins retraces the lifestyle of corporation founder Soichiro Honda by an animated collection combining Japanese-fashion manga cartoon drawings, audio and historic pictures. The audio-visible journey from the beginnings of Honda by to its achievements and legacy, with six episodes every single lasting involving 10 and 20 minutes, is accessible to check out now by means of the website link https://world.honda/heritage/HondaOriginsLibrary.html


Honda tells its story in the unique and iconic fashion of Japanese comic publications. The collection uses the unique manga comic “Honda Soichiro Hon Den”, released by Shogakukan Inc., to interweave the founder’s lifestyle and unique philosophy on lifestyle and organization with the evolution of the corporation from its origins to the earth-well known multinational that it is now.



A story to pass on from era to era

The first episode of the collection, “Bouncing Back”, tells how Soichiro Honda came by the Next Earth War (1939–1945), to uncovered the Honda Specialized Exploration Institute in 1946 in the town of Hamamatsu, launching his journey with a generator motor attached to a bicycle. This enterprise, together with Takeo Fujisawa, turned the Honda Motor Firm two a long time later on in 1948.

The other chapters (A Dream is Born Disaster on the Way to the Isle of Male Declaration American Progress Veni, Vidi, Vici: We Detest to Drop) portray keys moments of his lifestyle and values, and the record of the corporation, creating distinctive reference to Honda’s commitment to bikes, automobiles and racing. 1 of the most essential values highlighted in the collection is perseverance and discovering from failure this is embodied by a quotation from Soichiro Honda that defines the spirit of the corporation: “Success represents the 1% of your operate which success from the ninety nine% that is identified as failure”.


The past chapter in the collection (Epilogue) recounts the firm’s beginnings as a multinational by its enlargement in the United States, and finishes soon later on with the joint retirement of Honda’s two founders on the identical working day.


This entertaining collection is also accessible to check out in English as perfectly as in its unique Japanese version on Honda’s YouTube channel at the adhering to website link: https://www.youtube.com/check out?v=JVENopKz3M0, providing further on the internet content material to occupy our minds at property, in the remarkable scenario we obtain ourselves in.




Manga©Shogakukan  Illustration by Shinji Hikino, Unique story by Jinpachi Mouri