Osamu Tezuka - Astro Boy Diecast, 2020 (detail)

Osamu Tezuka

February 15, 2021

Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, and animator, known for prolific output, pioneering techniques, and innovative redefinitions of genres. Often considered as Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, he earned the titles such as "the Father of Manga", "the Godfather of Manga", and "the God of Manga".

Featured image: Osamu Tezuka - Astro Boy Diecast, 2020 (detail). Vinyl Art Toy. 8 7/10 in. 22 cm. This work is from an edition of unknown size. Photo courtesy Samhart Gallery