Friday, December 28, 2007

The Astro Boy Essays in Metropolis and Cultural News

This month, Cultural News and Metropolis both weighed in on Frederik L. Schodt's The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution!

Cultural News:
In a sophisticated take on Tezuka's life and art, Schodt explores Astro Boy's immense cultural impact in Japan and overseas.


Frederik L. Schodt is without doubt the Western world’s leading authority on Japanese manga.
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