Osamu Tezuka

Tue, 24 Jan 2017 15:17:16 GMT

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Tomino and Takahashi Talk Robot Anime at the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum
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In March of 2017, the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum in Takarazuka City, Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan is hosting a special talk event entitled "Mushi Pro no Idenshi ~ Robot o Tsukutta Otoko-tachi" ("The Genes of Mushi Production: The Men Who Created ...

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:24:00 GMT

The Japan Times

AI-programmed Astro Boy robot kit to debut in new weekly magazine
The Japan Times
A kit to gradually assemble an artificial intelligence robot based on Astro Boy, an iconic work by the late manga artist Osamu Tezuka, will be put on sale, Kodansha Ltd. and other firms announced. Parts needed to build the 44-cm robot will be available ...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:30:46 GMT

The Mainichi

Artificial intelligence-equipped Astro Boy robot to go on sale in Japan
The Mainichi
The robot will be released to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Osamu Tezuka, the manga artist who authored Astro Boy. ATOM stands some 44 centimeters tall and weighs about 1.4 kilograms. The robot's exterior is made of synthetic resin.