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Book Announcement: The Osamu Tezuka Story

Michael Palmer - Monday, October 19, 2015

We are proud to announce that next July we will be publishing The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime, a huge (900+ pages) single-volume manga style work that covers the entire life of Japan’s most beloved artist/comics/animation visionary.

Not only will readers get to see how Tezuka got his start and first successes, but they will follow him all the way through his amazing career, and in so doing will see how manga and anime developed from almost nothing in a devastated postwar Japan to the enormous commercial juggernauts they have become today. The story of Tezuka is truly the story of comics and animation media in Japan.

The amazing Fred Schodt (Tezuka’s interpreter and long-time friend) will be handling the translation, which makes this project doubly exciting.

Mark July on your calendars and pre-order as soon as you can! Check this site for more details as they become available!

You can preorder the The Osamu Tezuka Story directly from Stone Bridge Press or from Barnes & Noble and Amazon.


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