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    Osamu Tezuka - '手塚 治虫'
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Bio:
Osamu Tezuka is viewed as the "Godfather of Manga", and is responsible for making Manga comics so popular in Japan. He created the character "Astro Boy", known in Japan by his real name, "Tetsuwan Atomu", or "Mighty Atom". Also created by him were Jungle Emperor Leo, also known as "Kimba" in the West, and "Princess Sapphire", heroine of the Princess Knight series of Manga.

Date of Birth: November 3, 1928
Birthplace:
Date of death: February 9, 1989



Favorite Creators:
Osamu Tezuka - '手塚 治虫' is a favorite creator of 24 users


Awards:
  • 1996 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Best Writer/Artist, Drama: (Adolf: A Tale of the Twentieth Century (Cadence Books))
  • 1997 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Best Writer/Artist, Drama: (Adolf (Cadence Books) )
  • 2001 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Nominee - Hall of Fame
  • 2002 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards - Winner - Hall of Fame: (Judges' choice)




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Writer:
Adolf (1995)
Adolf (2005)
Apollo's Song (2007)
Astroboy (2002)
Ayako (2010)
Barbara (2010)
Barbara (2012)
Black Jack (2008)
Black Jack Special: Under the Knife (1998)
Black Jack: Le mdecin en noir (2006)
The Book Of Human Insects (2011)
Buddha (2003)
Buddha (2012)
Dororo (2008)
Hinotori (1992)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2001)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2011)
Kirihito (2009)
Lost World (2003)
Message to Adolf (2012)
Metropolis (2003)
MW (2007)
Nextworld (2003)
Ode to Kirihito (2006)
Phoenix (2003)
Pluto (2009)
Princess Knight (2011)
Swallowing the Earth (2009)
Ten-Cent Manga (2013)
The Twin Knights (2013)

Penciller:
Adolf (1995)
Adolf (2005)
Apollo's Song (2007)
The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga (2009)
Astroboy (2002)
Ayako (2010)
Barbara (2010)
Barbara (2012)
Black Jack (2008)
Black Jack Special: Under the Knife (1998)
The Book Of Human Insects (2011)
Buddha (2003)
Buddha (2012)
The Comics Journal (1977)
Dororo (2008)
Hinotori (1992)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2001)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2011)
Kirihito (2009)
Lost World (2003)
Message to Adolf (2012)
Metropolis (2003)
MW (2007)
Nextworld (2003)
Ode to Kirihito (2006)
Phoenix (2003)
Princess Knight (2011)
Swallowing the Earth (2009)
Ten-Cent Manga (2013)
The Twin Knights (2013)

Inker:
Adolf (1995)
Adolf (2005)
Apollo's Song (2007)
The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga (2009)
Astroboy (2002)
Ayako (2010)
Barbara (2010)
Barbara (2012)
Black Jack (2008)
Black Jack Special: Under the Knife (1998)
The Book Of Human Insects (2011)
Buddha (2003)
Buddha (2012)
Dororo (2008)
Hinotori (1992)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2001)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2011)
Kirihito (2009)
Lost World (2003)
Message to Adolf (2012)
Metropolis (2003)
MW (2007)
Nextworld (2003)
Ode to Kirihito (2006)
Phoenix (2003)
Princess Knight (2011)
Swallowing the Earth (2009)
Ten-Cent Manga (2013)
The Twin Knights (2013)

Colorist:
The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga (2009)
Buddha (2012)
Hinotori (1992)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2011)

Cover Artist:
Adolf (2005)
Apollo's Song (2007)
The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga (2009)
Astroboy (2002)
Ayako (2010)
Barbara (2010)
Barbara (2012)
Black Jack (2008)
Black Jack Special: Under the Knife (1998)
The Book Of Human Insects (2011)
Buddha (2003)
Buddha (2012)
The Comics Journal (1977)
Dororo (2008)
Hinotori (1992)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2001)
Kimba, der weisse Lwe (2011)
Kirihito (2009)
Lost World (2003)
Manga - Sechzig Jahre japanische Comics (2006)
Message to Adolf (2012)
Metropolis (2003)
MW (2007)
Nextworld (2003)
Ode to Kirihito (2006)
Phoenix (2003)
Princess Knight (2011)
Swallowing the Earth (2009)
Ten-Cent Manga (2013)
The Twin Knights (2013)



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