It's been 25 years since Osamu Tezuka, the father of Manga, god of anime, the one considered the "Japanese Walt Disney", had passed away. February 9th is set as "Day Of Manga" and many artists pay tribute to the legendary artist whose works include Astro Boy, Black Jack, Princess Knight, Adolf and Hi No Tori (Phoenix) to name a few.
Every year on the Day Of Manga, many artists and fans who are inspired by him pay tribute by uploading their interpretation of their favorite Tezuka characters.
Black Jack by Nagatsuki Misoka, manga artist
Kimba the White Lion by Namba Hitoshi, Director, HEROMAN, GOSICK
Phoenix 2772, by Kikumaru Bunta, manga artist
Astro Boy by Hayama Junichi, animator
Dororo by Sumitomo Yoshiyuki, illustrator, manga artist
Princess Knight by Nishimata Aoi, illustrator
Hyoutantsugi (a signature Tezuka character) by Yokota Mamoru, animator
Adolf by Monden Akiko, manga artist
Black Jack in Tezuka Osamu cosplay by Ookuma Yugo, manga artist, Young Black Jack