Artist Osamu Tezuka

Osamu Tezuka Source

Osamu Tezuka is a mangaka born in 1928 in Toyonaka and died in 1989 in Tokyo, Japan.

At the age of four, Osamu Tezuka and his family moved to Takarazuka, a region that was very important to the little boy. He was fascinated by the spectacle of nature. His father owns a film projector which allows Osamu to discover all the Walt Disney.

It is published for the first time, at 17 years, the story The Diary of Ma-chan.

At the same time as his career as a mangaka, he studied medicine, which he passed.

In 1947, The New Treasure Island made him known to the general public. His career was launched with the publication of Astro Boy, five years later. He published thousands of pages of manga with these many series, including Black Jack, King Leo, Princess Sapphire, Buddha but also shorter series such as The story of the 3 Adolf, Ayako or Phoenix the firebird.

At the same time, he created an animation studio to bring his characters to life.

He is the most famous Japanese author in the world and the one who made discover manga to several generations.

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