The book, published as the 3rd volumes of Osamu Tezuka’s Idea Notebook Series, is a gathering of Tezuka’s idea notebooks written during World War II and the post-war period. It also includes his recently discovered study created during the war time as well as unpublished masterpieces and picture card show in his childhood.
Title: Sosaku Noto to Shoki Sakuhin (Shin Hakken Hen) (Tezuka Osamu’s Idea Notebooks and Early Works*)
Release date: June 26, 2013
A total of 456 pages/14,700 yen (tax included)
12 idea notebooks, plus a leaflet containing comments by Osamu Takeuchi, Professor of Doshisha University and Seiji Mori, Chief Curator of Tezuka Productions
* Note it is a tentative translation for the Japanese title.