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Japan America Society of Southern California
Building Japan-America Relationships Since 1909
Screening of "The Birth of Astro Boy" (1963) and Panel Discussion featuring Macoto Tezka
Osamu Tezuka's "Astro Boy" brought an epic-making change in the history of Japanese animation. The first animated TV series in Japan formed the basis for a long lasting and flourishing culture of Japanese animation.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
6:30pm Cocktail Reception
Panel discussion with Macoto Tezka and American Animation Expert to follow.
$20 General Admission
JAPAN HOUSE Los Angeles Salon, Level 5
6801 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028
Makoto Tezuka also known as Macoto Tezka was born in Tokyo 1961 and is the son of "Astro Boy" creator, Osamu Tezuka. Macoto is a "Visualist" who began making films in high school and won several film awards including Pia Film Festival. Since then, Tezka has turned into a successful creator in various fields including a director of films, TV commercial ads and PV.
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