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Interview: Frederik L. Schodt talks Osamu Tezuka on Publisher's Weekly podcast "More To Come"

Michael Palmer - Friday, August 26, 2016

From Publisher's Weekly: In this week's podcast, More to Come's Calvin Reid interviews Frederik L. Schodt, manga expert and translator of ‘The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime’ (Stone Bridge Press) by Toshio Ban and Tezuka Productions, a mammoth, 900 page, manga-biography of the father of modern Japanese manga. Schodt discusses the book's creation, Tezuka’s life and works and his personal history with Tezuka, known as the “God of Manga.” Read More


Interview: Osamu Tezuka Story translator Frederik L. Schodt talks Tezuka with the International Examiner

Michael Palmer - Thursday, August 25, 2016

Leonard Rifas at the International Examiner sat down with Frederik L. Schodt to talk about Osamu Tezuka and translating the newly published Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime.   Read More


Announcement: Fall 2016 books

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Dear friends, We are happy to announce our forthcoming titles for Fall of 2016. This season SBP brings you three books on Japan and three on China. Read More


Review: Kotaku shares some panels from The Osamu Tezuka Story

Michael Palmer - Friday, August 12, 2016

Yesterday, Kotaku shared some panels from The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime. Check out their thoughts on the manga bio and the panels. 
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Review: The Japan Times on The Osamu Tezuka Story

Michael Palmer - Monday, August 08, 2016

Kris Kosaka at The Japan Times has shared her review for The Osamu Tezuka Story. Check it out here.  Read More


Review: Vox.com on The Osamu Tezuka Story

Michael Palmer - Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Thanks to Aja Romano for doing such a thorough job creating this in depth review of The Osamu Tezuka Story: A Life in Manga and Anime.   Read More


Review: Video, Podcast and Magazine reviews in for The Osamu Tezuka Story!

Michael Palmer - Monday, August 01, 2016

Happy Monday! We've been alerted to some new reviews of The Osamu Tezuka Story this morning! Check out the exciting coverage below.  Read More


San Francisco Book Review reviews Japaneseness: A Guide to Values and Virtues

Michael Palmer - Monday, July 18, 2016

Faith Lewis from the San Francisco Book Review has kindly taken a look at and reviewed Japaneseness: A guide to Values and Virtues by Yoji Yamakuse, calling it it “eye-opening… the perfect bedside book."  Read More


Love and allusion and soba.

Peter Goodman - Thursday, July 14, 2016

Bantering over the details of a party, a film, the Songs Common to Dreams, Tokyo's history, the Names of Love.  Read More


Flash Fiction: The Hill of 500 Buddhas

Thomas Joel - Friday, July 08, 2016

Fiction Fridays is a new online series from Stone Bridge Press devoted to bringing readers short stories from and about Japan. This piece is from KeKe Cribbs and was inspired by the possible spiritual symbolism of the black butterflies in Japan.  Read More


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