Public Talk on Japanese Anime: “Who is Osamu Tezuka?”

Osamu Tezuka is a well-known Japanese comic artist who created “Astro Boy” and many more titles. This is a talk about the life and work of Osamu Tezuka, who died 20 years ago, on February 9 1989. Tezuka was only seventeen years old when he sold his first professional work, and he completed medical school and qualified as a doctor while working as an artist. His story is very inspiring, especially for teenagers and parents who are worried about their teenagers’ love of comics and TV.

Ms. Helen McCarthy is a prominent British anime and comic researcher who received International Manga and Anime Foundation Award in 2006 and has published numerous books on anime and comics including “The Anime Encyclopedia: Japanese Animation since 1917, (with Clements, Stone Bridge Press (Berkeley, CA) 2001).”

Date: 11 February 2009 (Wed), 6:00pm-7:00pm
Venue: JFKL classroom
Capacity: 30 pax
Admission: FREE
Registration: Please register via phone call to 03-2284 6228 (8:30am-4:30pm). First come first served basis.

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