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    Osamu Tezuka was born on November 3, 1928, in Osaka. He grew up in an open-minded family exposed to comics and Walt Disney. As a boy he also had a love for insects, which he would later as a grown-up incorporate into pen name. Having developed an intense understanding of the preciousness of life from his wartime experience, Osamu Tezuka aimed to become a physician and later earned his degree in medicine, but ultimately chose the profession he loved best: manga artist and animated film writer.

    Tezuka's manga and animated films had a tremendous impact on the shaping of the psychology of Japan's postwar youth. His work changed the concept of Japanese comics, transforming it into an art form and incorporating a variety of new styles in creating the "story cartoon." Osamu Tezuka lived out his entire life tirelessly pursuing his efforts, passing away at the age of 60 on February 8, 1989.

    In all, Tezuka produced more than 150,000 pages of graphic storytelling before his death. Posthumously Tezuka's work have won a number of awards in the U.S., including the 2009 Eisner Award given to his series Dororo.
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    ISBN 9781935654117
    Genre COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS / Manga / General
    Format Paperback
    Pages 259
    Publisher Date 2011-11-29 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Vertical Inc
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 6.0 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.84 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Black Jack
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Tezuka, Osamu
    Country of Origin United States

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