Chica Umino, Masakazu Katsura, Kazuhiro Fujita and more in an Osamu Tezuka artwork tribute project! Illustrations to be displayed on the web
"Marvelous Melmo" drawn by Masakazu Katsura, known as the creator of "Video Girl Ai", "I"s", and "Zetman", and artist of character drafts for "Tiger & Bunny
A special project, "The 'Osamu Tezuka's Gallery of Beautiful Women' x 'MangaStyle' Tezuka Artwork Tribute Gallery", is underway on "MangaStyle", a website that provides the newest manga information.
In connection with "Osamu Tezuka's Gallery of Beautiful Women" being held at "Gallery Kai" in Kichijoji, Tokyo, both an interview series and an Osamu Tezuka artwork tribute illustration project by famous manga artists will be on display from November 3rd to the 9th.
November 3rd, the opening day of "Osamu Tezuka's Gallery of Beautiful Women", is also Osamu Tezuka's birthday, and has been known since 2002 as "Manga Day".
The special interviews will be hosted by Osamushi Tezuka's eldest daughter, Rumiko Tezuka, and will feature several manga artists who love and respect Osamushi Tezuka's artwork. The first interview, "Rumiko Tezuka with Mari Yamazaki", has already been posted on the website, and the second interview, "Rumiko Tezuka with Masahiko Kikuni and Yuka Kuniki", as well as the third interview, "Rumiko Tezuka with Hisashi Eguchi", are expected to be released at any moment.
The manga artists participating in the "Tezuka artwork tribute illustrations", which will be open for viewing until November 30th, are Chica Umino, Masakazu Katsura, Kazuhiro Fujita, Usamaru Furuya, Masanori Morita, Hikaru Yuzuki, Shinji Hiramatsu, Keiichi Tanaka, Daisuke Higuchi, Makochin Ishihara, Toshinao Aoki, Ippongi Bang, Arusen Shimure, Akemi Takada, Kazuki Funatsu, Uzuki Yamada, Haruko Kashiwagi, and others. Illustrations are expected to be added to the gallery partway through the month.
※Tezuka Productions Official Project
"The Three-Eyed One" drawn by Kazuhiro Fujita, artist of "Ushio and Tora", "Karakuri Circus", and "Moonlight Act"
"The Three-Eyed One" by Masanori Morita, artist of "Rokudenashi Blues", "Rookies", and "Beshari Gurashi"
"Rock" by Keiichi Tanaka, a manga artist who has drawn many dirty joke comics in the style of Osamushi Tezuka
"Osamu Tezuka's Gallery of Beautiful Women"