Visit the Imagi Animation Studios website for an extensive interview with Frederik L. Schodt, author of The Astro Boy Essays. Imagi is making the CG-animated theatrical feature film AstroBoy for worldwide release in 2009 by Warner Bros. Pictures and The Weinstein Company, so this was a great chance for everyone to learn a little more about the lovable android! From the Imagi homepage, go to "What's New," and then to the interview.
Also, the gorgeously produced magazine Kansai Time Out features an excerpt from The Astro Boy Essays in its new issue! The cover includes classic Astro Boy imagery of the type featured in The Astro Boy Essays.