Osamu Tezuka


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Dororo: Anime Honors Osamu Tezuka’s Classic Manga, Better with Subtitles (REVIEW)

Cancel those Rosetta Stone orders, anime fans! Dororo… has subtitles at last on Amazon Prime! And yes, it’s much better when you can understand what they’re saying. The story takes place in the Sengoku period of medieval Japan, where an ambitious lord makes a pact with demons to ensure his land thrives. The price is his newborn […]


New Line To Set Up Live Action Astro Boy With San Andreas Writers

Astro Boy will live again as a live action feature from New Line. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the division of Warner Bros. Pictures is in talks to acquire the rights to the Osamu Tezuka manga. Andrea Fabrizio and Jeremy Passmore, the writers of last summer’s Dwyane Johnson disaster flick San Andreas, will write the […]

What Angoulême Looked Like In 1982, In The Eyes Of Osamu Tezuka

In 1982 the creator of Astro Boy, Osamu Tezuka went to the ninth Angoulême comic book festival. Sponsored by the Japanese government and accompanied by politicians, he turned the experience into a comic book, as recalled by Paul La Marca for Fumettologica. Which gives a chance to see what once was, through the eyes of an outsider… as he took one […]

Dark Horse Is Releasing 700 Page Astro Boy Omnibus This September, With More To Follow

Calling all fans of Astro Boy! This September will bring the release of Osamu Tezuka’s beloved Astro Boy in a whopping seven hundred-page omnibus! Dark Horse Comics will release Astro Boy Omnibus Volume 1, and it will feature Astro Boy’s jet-powered, evil-bashing adventures. The omnibus will collect rare and out-of-print material sure to please fans […]