"the bears' school" is about the life of 12 living bear cubs at the dormitory on the top of a mountain.

More than 1,500,000 copies of the book have been sold as of 2010 since the first book was published in August 2002, and the series have been unprecedented hit in the picture book market in Japan. The Movie will come in 2010.

In France, the first and the second stories have been published in October 2004,
and the third story will be published in May 2005, and some plans of publication are in progress in other countries.
"the bears' school" is getting popular all over the world now.

The world of "the bears' school" has been produced not only in picture book.
Any sorts of its original such as stuffed postcards, audio books, CDs, etc.
exhibitions and concerts. More than 600 items.
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