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    Thursday May 28, 2020
  • Classic Anime Streaming Service RETRO CRUSH Adds Tezuka Productions Anime to Expanding Catalog

    Shows Reflecting the Creative Legacy of Osamu Tezuka ‘The Godfather’ of Manga and Anime set for RetroCrush Premieres Beginning June 5th

    RetroCrush, one of the fastest growing anime streaming services dedicated to streaming classic and more obscure anime, has announced that it will stream the Tezuka Productions anime library thanks to a new agreement beginning on June 5th. Read on for the first wave of titles, many receiving their official US streaming debut!

  • Sunday November 3, 2019
  • Embracing Osamu Tezuka's Love For The Surreal

    In the shadow of Astro Boy, Osamu Tezuka's adult manga still continue to speak to us.

    Everyone knows about Astro Boy, Princess Knight, and Kimba—but what about Osamu Tezuka's fearless adult work? Let's celebrate Tezuka's birthday with a look at some of his most ambitious manga.

  • Tuesday October 22, 2019
  • Crunchyroll All-Stars: Kenny Omega on the Power of Hand-Drawn Anime

    Pro-wrestler Kenny Omega shares his thoughts on wrestling and anime

    Kenny Omega's been wrestling for a long time. He's also been watching anime for even longer! Check out this pro-wrestlers thoughts on Hajime no Ippo, the inspiring power of sports anime, and the unique charm of hand-drawn animation.

  • Friday September 27, 2019
  • Pioneer Anime Animator, Kazuko Nakamura, Passes Away at the Age of 86

    Worked closely with Osamu Tezuka at Mushi Productions on the first big TV Anime

    Legendary animator and pioneer of television anime, Kazuko Nakamura passed away last month due to old age. Her life and her work has made anime what is is today with her work on Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, and many more. Read more to learn about this extraordinary woman of animation.

  • Tuesday September 3, 2019
  • Everything Is Go for Little Astro Boy's Premiere Next Month

    Tezuka's legendary robot prepares to entertain his youngest audience yet

    Astro Boy is back, and this time he's in the preschool programming block! Little Astro Boy is set to air in three countries later this year. Check out the cast list after the jump!

  • Thursday August 8, 2019
  • All You Need is a White Piece of Paper and Pen: A Conversation with Monster and 20th Century Boys Creator Naoki Urasawa

    The creator of Monster and 20th Century Boys talks about how making Pluto almost killed him

    Manga creator Naoki Urasawa’s work is currently on exhibit at JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles. We were invited to attend the exhibit and interview Mr. Urasawa. Hit the jump to see pictures from the exhibit and read the interview!

  • Wednesday February 6, 2019
  • INTERVIEW: All You Need is a White Piece of Paper and Pen: A Conversation with Monster and 20th Century Boys Creator Naoki Urasawa

    The creator of Monster and 20th Century Boys talks about how making Pluto almost killed him

    Manga creator Naoki Urasawa’s work is currently on exhibit at JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles. We were invited to attend the exhibit and interview Mr. Urasawa. Hit the jump to see pictures from the exhibit and read the interview!

  • Monday October 22, 2018
  • Nico Nico to Stream 90 Hours of Astro Boy for Tezuka's 90th Birthday

    Special guests and other Tezuka works will round out the streaming event

    Nico Nico is preparing to pay tribute to one of Osamu Tezuka's greatest works... with a 90-hour marathon! The streaming service will be running more than three solid days of Astro Boy, as well as inviting guests in for interviews and airing other Tezuka classics. Get the scoop after the jump!

  • Tuesday August 14, 2018
  • The 10 Most Stylish Anime Fashion Collaborations You Should Be Wearing!

    Fashion and anime worlds collided for some amazing looks!

    No one does collaborations quite like anime! Anime collaborations are pretty common, but fashion may not be first on your mind! You might be surprised at all of the great fashion mashups, so let’s take a look at what we think are the 10 best… And no, there are no silk DBZ button down shirts in the mix!

  • Monday June 25, 2018
  • Cels from Ranma, Astro Boy, and More on Display in Tokyo Exhibit

    Summer exhibit shows fans the magic of traditional cel animation

    Relive the history of Ranma 1/2, Dennou Coil, and more at a summer anime exhibition celebrating cel animation. The exhibit lets you view production materials, learn about the history of anime, and learn hands-on what it's like to produce cel animation. Find out more after the jump!

  • Sunday June 3, 2018
  • Mighty Atom and Black Jack Get in on Puzzle Action in "Crystal Crisis" Opening Movie

    Puzzle fighting game heads to Switch this fall

    Blade Strangers isn't the only crossover game Nicalis has in the works. Crystal Crisis is a puzzle fighting game that's in development for Switch, featuring 19 playable characters and heated one-on-one action. See Mighty Atom, Black Jack, and more in action after the jump.

  • Saturday October 21, 2017
  • "Astro Boy" Remake "Pluto" to Tour the World for Tezuka's 90th Birthday

    The stage version of the "grown-up" manga reimagining debuts new cast and visual.

    Astro Boy is going grim and gritty, and it's touring the world! Manga adaptation PLUTO is back onstage with new and returning cast members, and the new production will be hitting theaters in both Japan and Europe. Find out more after the jump!