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“Tezuka Osamu Kabe wo Koeru Kotoba” is released on October 22.




Osamu Tezuka wrote more than 150,000 manga manuscripts and produced many animations during his life.  Even after being hospitalized, he never stopped writing manga.  He always tried his possibilities and made efforts without taking advantage of his talent.  What Tezuka left us in his works are messages to get through life seriously.

Life is not easy, but you’ll find a tip to get on with your life in the book.


Tezuka Osamu Kabe wo Koeru Kotoba

Author: Osamu Tezuka/Takayuki Matsutani

Release date: October 22, 2014

Publisher: Kanki Shuppan

Size: 46 size

Price: 1400 yen (tax excluded)


Table of Contents

Chapter 1:  Effort

Chapter 2:  Company

Chapter 3:  Passion

Chapter 4;  Belief


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About Author


Takayuki Matsutani

President of Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.

Born in 1944 and graduated from Chuo University in 1967.

After joining several companies, he entered Jitsugyo no Nihon Sha and became an editor in charge of Tezuka.  Then he entered Tezuka Productions as his manager in 1973, and worked for him for 16 years. He was also engaged in production of various Tezuka animation works.

In April 1985, he was appointed to President of Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.

In May 2003, He was appointed to President of Association of Japanese Animations and served 6 years term.

In 2010, he was appointed to CEO of Visual Industry Promotion Organization.

Taking over Tezuka’s will, Matsutani is engaged in various activities in order to disseminate Japanese anime and manga to the world.