Tezuka Osamu and Manga Notes - TEZUKA Osamu the medium of...

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TEZUKA Osamu: the medium of manga, with a focus on child viewers. Father of modern manga, ‘god’ of modern manga. Extremely important character in the development of manga Created new genres of manga, characters he created were all different. Highly interactive genre of art, often responded to the feelings of the fans Developed after WWII 1. New Treasure Island, 1947 a. Pete: protagonist, red hat b. After 2 years WWII ended i. Linen for Mosquito Nets, 1938 1. Advertisement for a mosquito net; made out of linen 2. Happy children, wearing soldier clothes 3. Japanese ideology during the time: if you die in war, your spirit will be worshipped by emperor ii. Training Children of the Nation, 1943 1. Advertises training children of the nation 2. sponsored by ministry of public welfare 3. sponsored by toothpaste manufacturer 4. Huge number of Japanese sacrificed their lives 5. Defeat of Japanese empire + dropping of atomic bombs 6. America occupied Japan for a period of time 7. Japan lost economic strength, military, etc iii.

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