Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

When:
April 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
2017-04-10T13:00:00-04:00
2017-04-10T15:00:00-04:00
Where:
University of Pennsylvania, 402 Cohen Hall
249 S 36th St
Philadelphia, PA 19104
USA
Cost:
Free

In Japan, Osamu Tezuka is known as the manga no kami-sama, or the “God of Manga.” In a heavily illustrated talk, translator, interpreter, award-winning writer Frederik L. Schodt will focus on Tezuka’s Tetsuwan Atomu (known as “Astro Boy” in the United States). In doing so, he will also discuss Tezuka’s role in the development of Japan’s enormous modern manga and anime industries.

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