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User Review  - stevetempo - LibraryThing

Astro boy made an incredibly impression on me as a young 8 year old boy. I enjoyed this work very much. Schodt did a wonderful job in exploring the person (Osamu Tezuka) behind the great creation of ... Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

Astro boy made an incredibly impression on me as a young 8 year old boy. I enjoyed this work very much. Schodt did a wonderful job in exploring the person (Osamu Tezuka) behind the great creation of ... Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Alicia Wright - Goodreads

I got this book in university as research material for a project, partly... but I am a huge Astro Boy fan too and I highly recommend this to anyone who is. I read it from cover to cover, even though I ... Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Paranerd - Goodreads

The Astro Boy Essays details many aspects of Osamu Tezuka's personal life, and the surroundings that led to the robot's creation. Yes, it's a history lesson, but Tezuka is a fascinating person to ... Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Tosh - Goodreads

The perfect book for me to pick up at Shibuya Tower. Somewhere between my personal desire and what others in Japan have given me, I find myself surrounded by Astro Boy toys and books. When I first ... Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Jon Holt - Goodreads

Light read. Author is certainly one of the best people to write this, but I feel there's too much time spent on the tv show when the manga is ultimately far more interesting and will draw people to this book. Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

An excellent collection of essays analyzing the Astro Boy canon and examining Tezuka's life as both a scientist and a manga-ka. A lot of great insight in one book. One issue: I wish Schodt did not try ... Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Olivia - Goodreads

Anyone who loves anime and manga should read this! Tezuka started it all! Read full review

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User Review  - BrideoftheFox - LibraryThing

Anyone who is a fan of anime and manga must read this book! Read full review

Review: The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution

User Review  - Panoramaisland - Goodreads

I can think of no better author for this book than Frederik Schodt. He was one of the first American "otaku," a leader in early Japanese-to-English manga translations and imports, translator of works ... Read full review


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