In 1963, this popular comic book made television history by becoming Japan's first animated series. Ever since, it has inspired an entire subgenre of robot characters. Now, Astro Boy is making a comeback in Japan and America. Currently in Japan, Astro Boy has appeared in a new animated television series and in a CGI-animated feature film.
This volume of the Let's Draw Manga series teaches illustrators and animators the characteristics of this beloved robot boy with never-before-seen details. You will discover the cinematic techniques of Astro Boy creator Osamu Tezuka that revolutionized the look of manga.
Written by Junji Kobayashi, Tezuka Productions.