Pluto May 6, 2011Posted by ayasawada in Manga, Rave.
Tags: Astro Boy, Manga, naoki urasawa, Osamu Tezuka, Pluto, Tetsuwan Atom, Tezuka, Urasawa
It takes some balls to reimagine the work of the ‘God of Manga’ Osamu Tezuka, let alone his most treasured work. But if anyone can, Naoki Urasawa can. I’m hyperbolic at times, but believe me when I say this is one of the best manga, maybe even sci-fi, that I’ve ever read.
Pluto takes the most famous story in Tezuka’s Astro Boy (The Greatest Robot on Earth arc) and gives it the Urasawa touch, parachuting in a murder-mystery, thriller aspects and enough robot sci-fi themes to have Asamov frothing at the mouth. It is brilliant because it satisfies the reader on so many levels: aesthetically, entertainingly, thoughtfully. (more…)
New manga 8/4/11 April 9, 2011Posted by ayasawada in Manga.
Tags: Comics, Karuho Shiina, Kimi ni Todoka, Manga, naoki urasawa, Pluto
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