As a project commemorating the 70th anniversary of the birth of Astro Boy, the only first-ever version of this UNIT 1-6 faithful to the time it was serialized in a magazine, in full color, with all door illustrations, and digitally remastered reprints. It was published as a new “Astro Boy (Original Version)” with a new binding.
Features of this book
1. the same volume and the same works as “Astro Boy 《Original Edition》 Reprint Complete Works [1951-1968]”, which was produced in the valuable “original version” of the magazine serialization, in an easy-to-read format (A5 size).
2. The new price is more affordable than that of “Astro Boy: The Complete Works of Astro Boy [Original Edition] [1951-1968],” which is difficult to obtain nowadays due to the rising price of old books.
3. Original binding that is easy to pick up and read.
4. Complete doors of each story as it was serialized.
Complete set of door illustrations of each story from the serialization (including the color door illustrations). In addition, all the covers of the separate supplement are also included in color.
Supervision: Tezuka Productions
Publication cooperation: Kobunsha Corporation/NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan, LLC
(c)2021-2023 Tezuka Productions
- Release Date:
- October, 2021
Born on November 3, 1928 in Toyonaka City, Osaka Prefecture. Spent boyhood in Takarazuka City, Hyogo Prefecture. Graduated from Osaka University School of Medicine. medical doctor. Debuted in 1946 with “Maachan’s Diary”. 1947 “Shintoshima” became a big hit. Since then, he has been dedicated to establishing Japanese story manga. He has also made great achievements in the animation world.