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The Astro Boy essays : Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the manga/anime revolution

Author: Frederik L Schodt
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, ©2007.
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Japan expert Frederik L. Schodt examines Osamu Tezuka's life, the art of animation, the connection between fantasy robots and technology, spinoffs, and Astro Boy's cultural impact. The book includes over 40 black-and-white images and 16 pages of full-color Astro Boy art.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schodt, Frederik L., 1950-
Astro Boy essays.
Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, c2007
(OCoLC)691031172
Named Person: Osamu Tezuka; Osamu Tezuka
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Frederik L Schodt
ISBN: 9781933330549 1933330546
OCLC Number: 123912558
Description: xvi, 215 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm.
Contents: A national icon --
How "Mighty Atom" came to be --
Designing a world --
Mighty Atom, TV star --
Go, go, GO Astro Boy! --
An interface between man and robot --
A medley of messages --
A complicated relationship.
Responsibility: Frederik L. Schodt.
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