Terms and Conditions of Use for the website

Welcome to the official website for Tezuka Osamu, TEZUKA OSAMU OFFICIAL (the "Site").
This Site is produced and operated by Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd. (“Tezuka Productions”) with the aim of sharing the cultural legacy of Tezuka Osamu with people all over the world.

The Site also provides the data contained in the previous official site, TezukaOsamu@World, planed and produced with support and cooperation from Mr. Susumu Furukawa and related publishing companies.

Please read the Terms and Conditions of Use before using the Site. Use of the Site signifies that you agree to be bound by the following Terms and Conditions of Use. Please do not use the Site if you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions.


You may not reproduce, display, post, translate, adapt, republish, distribute, transmit or deliver the contents of the Site in any form. However, you may download them for non-commercial personal use only, subject to preserving the copyright notices. You may download data into your storage media, but all rights relating to these data belong to Tezuka Productions and relevant rights holders, and no rights are granted to the user.


We welcome postings and e-mails to the Site, but we do not respond personally to questions, inquiries, proposals, ideas, designs or literary works submitted by these methods. Moreover, Tezuka Productions is not responsible for protecting these ideas. If your design or literary work is fan fiction based on Tezuka Osamu's work, you must have copyright permission from Tezuka Productions to use his work. Tezuka Productions does not guarantee the security of information posted by users.


We welcome links from other websites. You may be asked to modify or delete links on your web page, depending on the content of the page.


Please submit the form on the following page: https://tezuka.co.jp/en/contact/index.html if you would like to exploit any image or text excerpted from the site on the media including magazines. Also specify 1) the name of your medium, 2) the contact point of the person in charge and 3) the purpose in the form. We will contact you later.


There are some advertising banners on the Site. When you click a banner, you go to a website which is not under the control of Tezuka Productions and which is governed by its own terms of service. Tezuka Productions is not responsible for the content of these external websites.


Tezuka Productions shall not be liable to users for any direct or indirect damage resulting from the Site.


Tezuka Productions reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions of Use.


These Terms and Conditions of Use shall be governed by, and understood in accordance with, Japanese law.


Tezuka Productions and the user agree that the Tokyo District Court has ultimate jurisdiction in all disputes.


Tezuka Osamu’s works and images (including titles) are presented on the Site as they were originally created, without changes, including some expressions which may be deemed discriminatory in society today. Tezuka Productions has absolutely no intention of encouraging any form of discrimination including racial, religious or cultural, and the late Tezuka Osamu felt the same way. We respect Tezuka’s belief that "all forms of discrimination must be eliminated."

E-mail inquiry address for the Site: tezukaosamu-net-guide@tezuka.co.jp
* This e-mail address is for Site related inquiries only. For other inquiries regarding licensing and other matters, please call Tezuka Productions.

Last updated November 3, 2019