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Electric Sheep podcast: The animé of Osamu Tezuka

September 17, 2008 6 Comments

Electric Sheep podcast: The animé of Osamu Tezuka

An episode of The Electric Sheep Magazine Podcast – Alex Fitch talks to anime expert Helen McCarthy in front of an audience of manga fans at Streatham Library about the work of manga and animé pioneer Osamu Tezuka who is the subject of a season now on at The Barbican. Alex and Helen talk about Tezuka’s career in animé from early experimental shorts to the big budget adaptation of his classic manga comic Metropolis. Also comedienne and actress Jessica Fostekew reviews the cinema release of Eden Lake and the DVD release of Annie Leibovitz – Life Through a Lens

For more info, please visit the home of this podcast at
Listen to the other half of Helen and Alex’s chat about Tezuka, focussing on the artist’s manga work…

Links: Info on Movies into Manga: Osamu Tezuka at The Barbican
wikipedia page on Osamu Tezuka
Info on the current Kamishibai tour of the UK
Review of Tezuka’s Black Jack volume one by Joe McCulloch
Info about Helen’s panel on Tezuka at The Bristol Comics expo earlier this year (under “2pm Ramada Suite”)
Buy Helen’s books from
Info on Osamu Tezuka titles on DVD at
Listen to Alex’s previous interviews with Helen McCarthy and The Streatham Library Graphic Novels readers group part one / part two
Jess’ page at
myspace page for The Instute, the improv group featuring Jessica Fostekew

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