Osamu Tezuka is often credited as the "Godfather of Anime", and is often considered the Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, who served as a major inspiration during his formative years. His prolific output, pioneering techniques, and innovative redefinition of genres earned him such titles as "the father of manga," "the god of comics," and "kamisama of manga."
It is unknown exactly how many works he authored, but it is estimated to be over 700.
Most Famously known for his work Astro Boy, Kimba the White Lion, Metropolis, he is considered the Japanese equivalent of Walt Disney.
The 'large eyes' style that populates anime and manga was popularized by Tezuka himself.
Akatsuka Fujio and Ishinomori Shotaro were once his assistants.
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