Tezuka

1989 AB. Discovered 1989 Jan. 1 by T. Kojima at Chiyoda.

Named in memory of Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989), celebrated Japanese master of animation. A doctor of medicine, yet already a writer of comic books at the

(3999) Aristarchus

age of 18, he made particular use of movie techniques in his works. His writings therefore differed from the usual comics or caricatures, and the style that he initiated is known in Japanese as "Manga". His works, amounting to more than 100 million copies of over 400 books, included Tetsuwan Atom (Astro Boy), Jungle Taitei (Emperor of the Jungle) and Hi no Tori (Fire Bird). They present both children and adults with dreams and hopes and cover a very wide range of subjects, from science fiction to human nature, philosophy, pacifism and faith. (M 19694)

0 0

Post a comment