(A) Osamu Tezuka
The grandfather of manga and anime, Osamu Tezuka created hundreds of unforgettable characters during his 40+ year career as an illustrator and animator. His influence on generations of artists has been immeasurable, and is still felt today across Japan and beyond. OSAMU TEZUKA: ANIME & MANGA CHARACTER SKETCHBOOK collects rough concepts from several of Tezuka's anime and manga projects. Included are characters from Mighty Atom (Astro Boy), Jungle Emperor (Kimba the White Lion), and many more.