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.
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.
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.

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.

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.

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.
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). Astro Boy quickly became (and remains) immensely popular in Japan and elsewhere, and the anime adaptation of Sazae-san drawing more viewers than any other anime on Japanese television in 2011.

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 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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Whilst continuing his study in medical school Tezuka published his first masterpieces: a trilogy of science fiction epics called Lost World, Metropolis and Next World.
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.

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 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.

Lost World (manga)

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

Diary of Ma-chan

After World War II, at age 17, he published his first piece of work: Diary of Ma-chan.
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.

Shōjo manga

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Due to the success of Tetsuwan Atom, in 1953 Tezuka published 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 Ribon no kishi (リボンの騎士 Princess Knight). Sally the Witch —being the first magical girl genre anime—may (even more broadly) be the first shōjo anime as well.

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.

Message to Adolf

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Besides the well known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha that are drawn in this style he also produced a vast amount of one shots or shorter series like Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Message to Adolf, Swallowing the Earth, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, MW, Dororo, I.L., Ludwig B, The Book of Human Insects and a large amount of short stories that were later on collectively published in books as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and other short stories, Record of the Glass Castle.
Message to Adolf, known in Japan as Adolf ni Tsugu and known in earlier English versions as Adolf, is a manga series made by Osamu Tezuka.

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."

Sunrise (company)

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In 1973, Mushi Productions collapsed financially and the fallout would produce several influential animation production studios including Sunrise.
Rather than having anime production revolve around a single creator (like Mushi, headed by Osamu Tezuka), Sunrise decided that production should focus on the producers.

Swallowing the Earth

Besides the well known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha that are drawn in this style he also produced a vast amount of one shots or shorter series like Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Message to Adolf, Swallowing the Earth, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, MW, Dororo, I.L., Ludwig B, The Book of Human Insects and a large amount of short stories that were later on collectively published in books as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and other short stories, Record of the Glass Castle.
Swallowing the Earth is a manga by Osamu Tezuka serialized in Big Comic and licensed by Digital Manga.

Dororo

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Besides the well known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha that are drawn in this style he also produced a vast amount of one shots or shorter series like Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Message to Adolf, Swallowing the Earth, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, MW, Dororo, I.L., Ludwig B, The Book of Human Insects and a large amount of short stories that were later on collectively published in books as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and other short stories, Record of the Glass Castle.
Dororo is a Japanese manga series from the manga creator Osamu Tezuka in the late 1960s.

Cartoonist

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Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治) was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film producer.
Good examples of this phenomenon include Hergé's The Adventures of Tintin (in his "personal trademark" Ligne claire style), Will Eisner's Spirit and Osamu Tezuka's Buddha, among many others.

MW (manga)

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Besides the well known series Phoenix, Black Jack and Buddha that are drawn in this style he also produced a vast amount of one shots or shorter series like Ayako, Ode to Kirihito, Message to Adolf, Swallowing the Earth, Alabaster, Apollo's Song, Barbara, MW, Dororo, I.L., Ludwig B, The Book of Human Insects and a large amount of short stories that were later on collectively published in books as Under the Air, Clockwork Apple, The Crater, Melody of Iron and other short stories, Record of the Glass Castle.
MW is a manga series by Osamu Tezuka.