Sun, 16 Aug 2015 08:12:18 GMT

International Policy Digest

The Deep Influence of the A-bomb on Anime and Manga
International Policy Digest
Possessing a fascination with technology, the country became a world leader in the production of cars and electronics. Yet in characters like Astro Boy, we see some of the tensions of the modern age: the idea that technology can never replace humans ...

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 22:15:16 GMT

Team chat 140815 - Astro boy, Dip stick of the week, sledge, Bread and Dad
ABC Online (blog)
Team chat 140815 - Astro boy, Dip stick of the week, sledge, Bread and Dad. 14 August 2015 , 8:15 AM by Anne Debert. Play audio · Download audio. 612_breakfast. Comments. Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for ...

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Sun, 09 Aug 2015 11:04:50 GMT

How comic books helped fuel Japan's love for the atom
Yahoo! Maktoob News
Or you could travel to a manga store in western Tokyo, and pick up a couple of vintage comic books: "Atom Goes to the Jungle," and "The Jungle Sings Again." They feature the Mighty Atom, or as he's better known outside Japan, Astro Boy, and they are ...

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 00:20:07 GMT

19th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize Nominees Announced
Anime News Network
The Asahi Shimbun paper announced the nine nominees for the 19th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize this week. The awards commemorate the contributions of the manga pioneer Osamu Tezuka ( Astro Boy / Mighty Atom , Kimba the White Lion / Jungle ...

Tue, 31 Mar 2015 02:15:18 GMT

Aisawa Riku Manga Wins 19th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize's Top Award
Anime News Network
The newspaper awards a 2-million-yen (about US$20,000) Manga Grand Prize along with a statuette of Tezuka's Mighty Atom ( Astro Boy ) character. In addition, 1 million yen (US$10,000) goes to each of the winners of the New Creator Prize, Short Work ...

Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:49:09 GMT


Anime: Estos son los nominados al 19 Premio Cultural Tezuka Osamu
Japón. El diario Asahi Shimbun anunció a los nueve mangas nominados para el Premio Cultural Tezuka Osamu, el cual conmemora las contribuciones del dios del manga, Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy/Mighty Atom, Kimba the White Lion/Jungle Emperor, ...

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