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The Osamu Tezuka story : a life in manga and anime

Author: 伴俊男, 1953- author. ; Toshio Ban; Frederik L Schodt; Tezuka Purodakushon,
Publisher: Berkeley, California : Stone Bridge Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This graphic-format biography of Osamu Tezuka--Japan's "God of Manga"--looks at one of the twentieth century's great creative artists (Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Black Jack). It is also an anecdotal study of the evolution of Japan's early manga and anime business and its heroes.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Translations
Biographical comics
Comic books, strips, etc
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Named Person: Osamu Tezuka; Osamu Tezuka
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 伴俊男, 1953- author. ; Toshio Ban; Frederik L Schodt; Tezuka Purodakushon,
ISBN: 9781611720259 1611720257
OCLC Number: 923553342
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Notes: "Tezuka Osamu Monogatari by Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions ... First published in Japan in 1992."
Reads from right to left.
Description: xiv, 914 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: From Osamu to Osamushi (1928-1945) --
Dreams of manga (1945-1959) --
Dreams of anime (1960-1968) --
Appendix : Works by Osamu Tezuka.
Other Titles: Tezuka Osamu monogatari.
Responsibility: Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions ; translated by Frederik L. Schodt.
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One of Publishers Weekly's Best Summer Books of 2016 "Beautifully done... entertaining, heartwarming, and quite sad in places, the warmth and charm that defined Tezuka's work has been captured Read more...

 
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