Friday, October 05, 2007

New Astro Boy Website Features Frederik L. Schodt and The Astro Boy Essays

Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. and Nozomi Entertainment have launched, the official Web site celebrating Osamu Tezuka’s groundbreaking 1963 ASTRO BOY anime series.

At, visitors can view the trailer of this fan favorite, download Astro Boy wallpapers and avatars, and listen to an exclusive interview with Frederik L. Schodt, author of The Astro Boy Essays, about the significance of Dr. Tezuka’s works worldwide, the differences between the Astro Boy manga and its anime adaptations, and Tezuka’s love-hate relationship with his best-known creation.