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Astro Boy manga sketches fetch record price at Paris auction

May 6, 2018

Astro Boy manga sketches fetch record price at Paris auction

A rare series of sketches of Japanese manga artist Osamu Tezuka's robot character Astro Boy sold for a record €269,400 (¥35.1 million) at an auction in Paris Saturday. "It's a world record for this artist whose works are few in the market," said Eric Leroy, ...

Netflix is animated about anime

| Feb 25, 2018

Netflix is animated about anime

by Roland Kelts

Netflix's director of anime, Taito Okiura, tells me he feels like a local baseball player who got drafted into the U.S. Major Leagues. Except, he doesn't play the sport. A producer and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in the industry, Okiura was offered ...