Kachou Kousaku Shima is the first in a number of Japanese manga series about a fictional salaryman named Kousaku Shima, a Japanese white-collar worker who devotes his life to his company, Hatsushiba Electric. At the start of the long-running series, Shima Kousaku is a kachou, or section chief, of a huge conglomerate, Hatsushiba Electric. He is later promoted to buchou (division chief) and eventually promoted to manager and executive-director, at the end the president of comapny, and with each promotion the title of the series changed as well. And last it is “Shachou ” Shima Kousaku, which means “President Kousaku Shima”.
Won the 15th Kodansha Manga Award for general manga in 1991 (tied with