Osamu Tezuka

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Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治) was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film producer.wikipedia
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Astro Boy

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His legendary output would spawn some of the most influential, successful, and well received manga series including the children mangas Astro Boy, Princess Knight and Kimba the White Lion, and the adult oriented series Black Jack, Phoenix, and Buddha, all of which won several awards. In 1951 Tezuka graduated from the Osaka School of Medicine and published Ambassador Atom, the first appearance of the Astro Boy character.
Astro Boy, known in Japan by its original name Mighty Atom, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka.

Black Jack (manga)

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His legendary output would spawn some of the most influential, successful, and well received manga series including the children mangas Astro Boy, Princess Knight and Kimba the White Lion, and the adult oriented series Black Jack, Phoenix, and Buddha, all of which won several awards. Besides the well-known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha, which are drawn in this style, he also produced a vast amount of one-shots or shorter series, such as Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, Ayako, MW, The Book of Human Insects, and a large number of short stories that were later collectively published in books such as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and Other Short Stories, and Record of the Glass Castle.
Black Jack is a manga written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka in the 1970s, dealing with the medical adventures of the title character, doctor Black Jack.

Kimba the White Lion

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His legendary output would spawn some of the most influential, successful, and well received manga series including the children mangas Astro Boy, Princess Knight and Kimba the White Lion, and the adult oriented series Black Jack, Phoenix, and Buddha, all of which won several awards.
Kimba the White Lion is a Japanese shōnen manga series created by Osamu Tezuka which was serialized in the Manga Shōnen magazine from November 1950 to April 1954.

Phoenix (manga)

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His legendary output would spawn some of the most influential, successful, and well received manga series including the children mangas Astro Boy, Princess Knight and Kimba the White Lion, and the adult oriented series Black Jack, Phoenix, and Buddha, all of which won several awards.
Phoenix is an unfinished manga series by Osamu Tezuka.

Mangaka

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Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治) was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film producer.
For example, Naoko Takeuchi, author of Sailor Moon, won a contest sponsored by Kodansha, and manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka was first published while studying an unrelated degree, without working as an assistant.

Buddha (manga)

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His legendary output would spawn some of the most influential, successful, and well received manga series including the children mangas Astro Boy, Princess Knight and Kimba the White Lion, and the adult oriented series Black Jack, Phoenix, and Buddha, all of which won several awards. Besides the well-known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha, which are drawn in this style, he also produced a vast amount of one-shots or shorter series, such as Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, Ayako, MW, The Book of Human Insects, and a large number of short stories that were later collectively published in books such as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and Other Short Stories, and Record of the Glass Castle.
Buddha is a manga drawn by Osamu Tezuka and is Tezuka's unique interpretation of the life of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism.

Gekiga

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Though this phrase praises the quality of his early manga works for children and animations, it also blurs the significant influence of his later, more literary, gekiga works.
In the 1950s, mainstream manga came from Tokyo and was aimed at children, led by the work of Osamu Tezuka.

Manga

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Born in Osaka Prefecture, his prolific output, pioneering techniques, and innovative redefinitions of genres earned him such titles as "the father of manga", "the godfather of manga" and "the god of manga".
Regardless of its source, an explosion of artistic creativity occurred in the post-war period, involving manga artists such as Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy) and Machiko Hasegawa (Sazae-san).

Shin Takarajima

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Tezuka began what was known as the manga revolution in Japan with his New Treasure Island published in 1947.
Shin Takarajima is a Japanese manga by Sakai Shichima and Osamu Tezuka that was serialized in 1947.

Osaka University

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In 1945, Tezuka was accepted into Osaka University and began studying medicine.
Numerous prominent scholars and scientists have attended or worked at Osaka University, such as Nobel Laureate in Physics Hideki Yukawa, manga artist Osamu Tezuka, Lasker Award winner Hidesaburō Hanafusa, author Ryōtarō Shiba, and discoverer of regulatory T cells Shimon Sakaguchi.

Metropolis (manga)

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While still in medical school Tezuka published his first masterpieces: a trilogy of science fiction epics called Lost World, Metropolis, and Nextworld.
Metropolis, also known as Osamu Tezuka's Metropolis or Robotic Angel (in Germany, due to an objection by the Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau Foundation), is a Japanese manga by Osamu Tezuka published in 1949.

Lost World (manga)

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While still in medical school Tezuka published his first masterpieces: a trilogy of science fiction epics called Lost World, Metropolis, and Nextworld.
Lost World is a manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka.

Princess Knight

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His legendary output would spawn some of the most influential, successful, and well received manga series including the children mangas Astro Boy, Princess Knight and Kimba the White Lion, and the adult oriented series Black Jack, Phoenix, and Buddha, all of which won several awards. Due to the success of Tetsuwan Atom, in 1953 Tezuka published the shōjo manga Ribon no Kishi (Princess Knight), serialized in Shojo Club from 1953 to 1956.
Princess Knight, also known as Ribon no Kishi, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka.

Diary of Ma-chan

After World War II, at age 17, he published his first professional work, Diary of Ma-chan, which was serialized in the elementary school children's newspaper Shokokumin Shinbun in early 1946.
Diary of Mā-chan is a manga by Osamu Tezuka that began serialization in 1946.

Ambassador Atom

In 1951 Tezuka graduated from the Osaka School of Medicine and published Ambassador Atom, the first appearance of the Astro Boy character.
Ambassador Atom is a manga short series written by Osamu Tezuka.

Tezuka Productions

Tezuka stepped down as acting director in 1968 to found a new animation studio, Tezuka Productions, and continued experimenting with animation late into his life.
Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd. is a Japanese animation studio founded by Osamu Tezuka in 1968.

Alakazam the Great

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The film was released as Alakazam the Great in 1960.
Osamu Tezuka was named as a director of the film by Toei Company.

Shōjo manga

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Due to the success of Tetsuwan Atom, in 1953 Tezuka published the shōjo manga Ribon no Kishi (Princess Knight), serialized in Shojo Club from 1953 to 1956.
But Osamu Tezuka's postwar revolution, introducing intense drama and serious themes to children's manga, spread quickly to shōjo manga, particularly after the enormous success of his seminal Princess Knight .

Dororo

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The change of his manga from aimed at children to more 'literary' gekiga manga started with the yōkai manga Dororo in 1967.
Dororo is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by the manga artist Osamu Tezuka in the late 1960s.

Astro Boy (1963 TV series)

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He first began innovating the industry with the broadcast of the animated version of Astro Boy in 1963; this series would create the first successful model for animation production in Japan and would also be the first Japanese animation dubbed into English for an American audience.
It originated as a manga of the same name in 1952 by Osamu Tezuka, revered in Japan as the "God of Manga."

Takarazuka, Hyōgo

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A museum was constructed in Takarazuka dedicated to his memory and life works, and Tezuka received many posthumous awards.

Takarazuka Revue

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She frequently took him to the Takarazuka Grand Theater, which often headlined the Takarazuka Revue, an all-female musical theater troupe.
Other manga adaptations include The Window of Orpheus, also by Ikeda, Osamu Tezuka's Black Jack and Phoenix, and Yasuko Aoike's El Halcón.

Swallowing the Earth

After these two he began his true first gekiga attempt with Swallowing the Earth.
Swallowing the Earth is a manga by Osamu Tezuka serialized in Big Comic and licensed by Digital Manga.

Alabaster (manga)

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Besides the well-known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha, which are drawn in this style, he also produced a vast amount of one-shots or shorter series, such as Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, Ayako, MW, The Book of Human Insects, and a large number of short stories that were later collectively published in books such as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and Other Short Stories, and Record of the Glass Castle.
Alabaster is a manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka, published in Akita Shoten's Weekly Shōnen Champion from December 1970 to June 1971.

The Book of Human Insects

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Besides the well-known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha, which are drawn in this style, he also produced a vast amount of one-shots or shorter series, such as Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, Ayako, MW, The Book of Human Insects, and a large number of short stories that were later collectively published in books such as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and Other Short Stories, and Record of the Glass Castle.
The Book of Human Insects is a Japanese seinen manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka.