Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga, Father of Anime (Part 2)

By: Brian Mah

(pictured: Yoshihiro Shimizu and Smithsonian Translator: Ms. Wakoko)

December 11th to 13th was the last of the Tezuka events. The title of the panel was called Tezuka and the History of Anime.

The last panel speaker was Mr. Yoshihiro Shimzu, the general manager of Tezuka Productions. He gave an in depth discussion of how Tezuka's work has continued to inspire a new generation of anime and manga fans.