New Manga Goes Behind the Scenes of Anime's Earliest Days

The Secret Story of TV Anime ~Young People Who Made Anime with Osamu Tezuka~ releases its first print volume


What was it really like working with Osamu Tezuka in the formative years of anime? A recent manga maps it out, and its first volume is now available in print!


The Secret Story of TV Anime ~Young People Who Made Anime with Osamu Tezuka~ is the work of Takeshi Nogami, who has also served as an assistant character designer for GIRLS und PANZER and is the artist behind a viariety of popular Strike Witches doujinshi. The manga is informed by interviews from former employees of Tezuka at his first studio, bringing readers a behind-the-scenes look at how animation in Japan got its start.



The series runs in Shonen Champion, and the first volume is available now in print.


>> The Secret Story of TV Anime Order Page

>> Read a sample from Akita Shoten

Source: Comic Natalie





Kara Dennison is a writer, editor, and interviewer with bylines at VRVWe Are Cult, Fanbyte, and many more. She is also the co-founder of Altrix Books and co-creator of the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. Kara blogs at and tweets @RubyCosmos.

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