On Jun, 25, the press conference for “Tezuka X Ishinomori Nippon Manga Soseki”, documentary TV series, was held with attendance of Bakusho Mondai (Hikaru Ota and Yuji Tanaka) and Risa Yoshiki, who appear in the program as MC.
The program is scheduled to be aired as follows:
The Episode Tezuka “The Last Day of God” (the 1st night)
The Episode Ishinomori “The Requiem to God” (the 2nd night)
The program pursues the secret of Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori’s creativity and depicts the contrast between them through documentary dramas about their encounter and farewell. Bakusho Mondai, who take a role of Tezuka and Ishinomori respectively, challenge to bring out these two artist’s way of life through the dramas and stories by people who knew them well.
“Tezuka X Isihnomori Nippon Manga Soseki! (the 3rd night)
Now Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori, the two big Manga artists who are the origin of today’s Cool Japan manga boom, get attention again. Their masterpieces have given people hope and courage so far. The program tries to explore the attraction of Story Manga which they opened the path to and the reason why they could become the pioneers from the viewpoint of people grown up with their works.