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New Astro Boy will come soon

JAPANESE ANIME SPOT / Tezuka Osamu (45) / Tezuka Osamu (47)

Taking up herewith Tezuka News by News Day Com dated Oct 16, 2009.
And also quote herewith Photos provided by News Day Com.
You will be able to enjoy Tezuka World, I'm sure.
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For couch potatoes of a certain age, exposure to world culture once consisted of the British puppet adventure "Thunderbirds," the Japanese cartoon "Speed Racer" and most memorably "Tetsuwan Atomu" - "Astro Boy," the syndicated program based on the 1951 manga (comic book) by Osamu Tezuka.

Osama Tezuka, creator of Astro
(Photo credit: Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd. / Osama Tezuka, creator of Astro Boy)


Known as "the Walt Disney of Japan," and the godfather of manga, Tezuka would parlay his nuclear sprite into the animated TV program first broadcast in Japan from 1963 to 1966 (it was shown in an English-language version on NBC at almost the same time). ......

Astro Boy, voiced by Freddie

......As the first hero of anime, the Japanese style that has influenced animation globally, Astro holds a sacred place in his country's pop-cultural consciousness.
Still, his genesis is of a sort that has echoes everywhere.

Astro Boy tests his powers

Astro Boy tests his powers

ZOG, voiced by Samuel L.

In addition to "Oliver Twist," and perhaps "Billy Budd," Tezuka was clearly influenced by "Pinocchio" - he met Walt Disney at the 1964 World's Fair in New York - and he himself seems to have influenced not only "A.I.: Artificial Intelligence," the Steven Spielberg film, but perhaps even the short story on which it was based: In 1969, well after "Astro Boy" and his creation myth, UK author Brian Aldiss published that story ("Super-Toys Last All Summer Long"), about an android boy who doesn't know he isn't real and faces rejection when his "mother" becomes pregnant. ......

From left, Widget, Cora, Zane,

Astro Boy in a scene

Astro Boy in a scene

By A.S. on Oct 18, 2009
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