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Frederik L. Schodt interviewed on Osamu Tezuka Disney Lion King controversy

Michael Palmer - Tuesday, July 30, 2019

The Osamu Tezuka Story translator and close friend and interpreter of Osamu Tezuka has lent some insight into the Lion King controversy that has recently been reignited with the release of the new Lion King movie. The Hollywood Reporter and The Washington Post both report.  Read More

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