TOMM original animations are available at ATOM Vision, the mini theater located on the 1st floor. Do not miss the goregeous ceiling picture of Tezuka Characters. The screening programs are changed monthly.
The animation was produced for the Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum, thus it features scenes from the "life and nature" of Tezuka Osamu's childhood, themes that are central to the museum as a whole, through exchanges between the boy Osamu and the carabid beetle (Osamushi) who provided the origin for the artist's name.
As is to be expected from a production created for the Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum, this original animation features photographs and animations from the first half of Tezuka Osamu's life and the Manga works he produced during that time. This Hi-Vision production tells the story behind the film effects that were first introduced in "New Treasure Island" and the hardships endured by Tezuka Osamu before he became a popular Manga artist.
This is the third original animation that was created for the Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum. This production is not an original Tezuka Osamu work and the story is not about Tezuka Osamu himself. The protagonist is a young boy who has a magic piece of chalk and can draw amazing pictures; he is believed to have been modeled on Tezuka Osamu. The animation features the exchanges between the solitary Butchy and Margaret, who inhabits the flamboyant world of show business, and the lush natural scenes that flow from the magic chalk. This fantasy was created by Tezuka Makoto.