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Let's Draw Manga: Astro Boy

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.


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