• Kyodo


A new manga plotted and designed by artificial intelligence that learned the artistic style of “Astro Boy” manga creator Osamu Tezuka was released Thursday.

The manga “Paidon,” released in the weekly comic magazine “Morning,” was created by AI, which analyzed 65 works by Tezuka, including such classics as “Phoenix” and “Black Jack,” according to Kioxia Holdings Corp., a memory chipmaker that launched the project.

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