Gfader, Verina (2013) On the Fabulation of a Form of Life in the Drawn Line and Systems of Thought. Mechademia, Tezuka’s Manga Life, 8. pp. 61-71.

Provides new perspectives on the renowned anime and manga creator, Tezuka Osamu, and examines his legacy.

Contributors to volume eight of Mechademia analyze Tezuka Osamu and his complicated approaches toward life and nonlife, as well as his effect on other manga artists. Using essays and reprints of Japanese manga on Tezuka, this volume questions his influence and attitudes toward the nonhuman, the sexual politics of manga bodies, and the origins of the moe culture, among others.

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