An extra special treat for Tezuka Month - when I was in Thailand in January I was lucky enough to stumble across this edition of art and design mag A Day with a huge section dedicated to Astro Boy. Presumably ...Read More


This is the first in a few posts making up my - slightly last minute - contribution to Tezuka Month, that was kicked off by Evan Minto and the guys over at Anigamers. Starting with this look at Vertical's recent ...Read More


Ironically, the titular anti-hero takes a bit of a back seat in my favourite Black Jack story to date. Instead it is left to a company president and a construction worker to make the hard moral decisions in High and ...Read More


Someone is killing robots. Not just any robots either; apparently someone is hunting down and killing the world's most powerful and famous robots. And this is a problem for Inspector Gesicht of Europol, not just because he's been put in ...Read More


Even if you've never read a single page of manga before, the chances are you're familiar with Osamu Tezuka - and if the name isn't familiar, then it's likely that his most famous creation Astro Boy, is. Even though she's ...Read More