Toei managing director and chairman Noriyuki Tada is taking over as president following Tezuka’s passing.
Yamamoto worked on “Astro Boy” and directed cult classics like “Belladonna of Sadness,” a one-of-a-kind burst of dark psychedelia.
Ladd localized classic anime series for the American market, starting with the groundbreaking “Astro Boy.”
Vincent Alexander run us through the finest self-referential moments in animation, from Koko the Clown to “The Simpsons.”
“Black Jack” and the 1980 remake “Astroboy” are among the titles launching on the free streaming service Retrocrush.
Animator Ayane Nakamura explains why she’s dependent on donations from strangers to get by in her career.
Forty-three years after its release, one of the weirdest Japanese animated features is receiving its due recognition in the United States.
The 900-plus page manga biography is drawn by one of Tezuka’s former assistants, Toshio Ban.
The rarely-seen 42-year-old classic will be distributed theatrically and on Blu-Ray.
For a brief decade-long period in animation history, between the late-1960s and late-1970s, feature animation filmmakers cast aside their inhibitions and created films that aimed to titillate and shock audiences with the novelty of sexual cartoon imagery.
Today is what would have been the 82nd birthday of Osamu Tezuka, the creator of Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion. Fittingly, a book …
Last month I sung the praises of Benjamin Ettinger’s anime blog AniPages Daily, but it’s worth doing again. During the past couple weeks, …