Osamu Tezuka Trailers
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Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治) was a Japanese cartoonist, manga artist, and animator. He is best known as creator of "Astro Boy" and is often credited as the "Godfather of Anime". He was the originator of anime's trademark "large eyes" style of character drawing. He died of stomach cancer in 1989, and in 1994 the Osamu Tezuka Manga Museum open in Takarazuka, Hyōgo, Japan.
Most Popular Osamu Tezuka Trailers
Total trailers found: 48
15 October 2009
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist in the image of the son he has lost.
03 July 2009
A live-action adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s mature manga masterpiece MW (pronounced “moo,” like a cow), created to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Tezuka.
26 May 2001
Duke Red has overseen the construction of a massive Ziggurat to extend his power across the whole planet.
01 January 1980
Phoenix 2772 starts with twelve minutes without dialogue, much like a silent film, recalling the birth and education of Godo.
15 September 1970
Three people from the future are spiritually sent back in time to relive the era of Caesar, Marc Anthony and Cleopatra.
01 January 1973
A peasant woman is banished from her village and makes a deal with the devil to gain magical powers.
21 July 1962
From Anime-Planet: Two young aspiring adventurers, Sindbad and Ali, find an old sailor who has washed up on the shore.
08 February 2014
Second Buddha movie from Tezuka Productions.
05 September 2009
Because of non-stop environmental destruction, the United Nations commission a private company, "Eternal Earth", to create an artificial jungle to be a nature preserve and to protect animals.
30 June 2009
The main character is a man named Takashi Morioka, who has lost his job and his home due to a recession.
12 August 1978
This extraordinarily complex film is not only a send-up of every samurai film ever made, it is also an extrapolation of the value of life.
28 May 2011
Prince Siddhartha is heir to the Shakya kingdom, which is constantly at war with the more powerful Kosala kingdom.
21 December 1987
This is the third part of "The Phoenix" series of the Kadokawa Haruki Office Co., Ltd. version. It is an animation version of the original story by Tezuka Osamu that depicts the cruelty of love through the fate of spacemen destined to drift through the universe after losing their mother ship.
17 December 2005
The mega-corporate Daedalus Group is under attack by a small group of activists known as the Ghost of Icarus.
14 June 1969
Beautifully constructed, 1001 Nights stays true to the lush and mysterious backdrop of the well known and age old story.
14 March 1981
Unico the Unicorn has the amazing power to make anyone he meets happy. Whether it's because of his personality or the powers of his horn, no one knows.
27 August 1978
Bander Book is a story based on the theme for 24 Television, “Love Saves the World”, and it tells the story of the human Bander, who was raised by aliens, and how he travels back to earth to reunite with his parents.
28 July 2012
A master of Japanese animation, Gisaburo Sugii talks candidly about his career and creative process in this rare and exciting piece of film.
14 August 1960
Alakazam is a young and brave monkey who has been encouraged by all the other monkeys to become their king.
12 August 1984
A boy walks down the street and as he goes along his strides increase. Eventually he leaps over towns, forests, and oceans, seeing many things and surprising many people along the way.
01 November 1962
The sad and happy times of a young girl and her bear doll, a young mouse named Kanku-boya and his family, a sycamore tree, an old lamp post, a hoodlum moth and an alleyway full of posters come to life.
20 December 1986
The story of two men - sculptor genius Akanemaru, and former bandit Gao. Discover how the lives of the two men cross repeatedly throughout their lives, how they struggle with their own fate, and how they are forced to compete with each other for a great honour, when karma is the only prize.
23 April 2011
On Christmas day, a bomb explodes in a shopping mall. The explosion was perpetrated by a serial bomber.
16 December 2011
Contains two separate stories. In Part 1, Black Jack's latest patient holds a link to Pinoko's past. Pinoko begins experiencing heart attack-like pain periodically, and detailed medical examinations fail to find any abnormalities.
21 September 1964
This is a short, privately produced animated film. While elucidating the mystery and fuzziness as well as merits and demerits of memory in idealizing reality, the story develops into a tale of destruction of human beings, turning the existence of the earth into a memory of the universe.
18 December 1987
A tranquil forest and all of its residents must face the destruction of man. A squirrel, born and raised in the forrest, fights to defend his home and faces trials and adversities along the way.
16 November 1991
A science-fiction fantasy based loosely on the classical Japanese Noh theatre drama Adachi-ga Hara about the demon Onibaba, of which lyrical extracts are quoted at intermission-like intervals throughout the film.
01 August 1987
The story of a young prince and young princess from opposing tribes, as they struggle to deal with their lives and the hardship brought on by their position in their respective families.
16 July 1993
A fortuneteller tells Hidari Taisho that he must hunt down 1000 foxes in order to conquer the country.
29 January 2000
Sleeping Bride is the story of a girl, Yumi, who since birth, has never been awake. A boy called Yuuichi finds the girl in the hospital while he is a patient there.
11 November 1966
A series of short animated segments, without dialog, explore major characters of modern society, such as the plastic surgeon, the fashion-obsessed woman, the rumor-monger, and others, leading to a concluding comment on the progress of civilization.
01 January 1988
This extremely brief film was Osamu Tezuka's answer to a challenge presented to the leaders of the international animation community to create animated self-portraits.
01 January 1998
Sorceresses Lina Inverse and Naga the Serpent are enjoying a meal in a villiage when the residents suddenly retreat indoors and two armies - one of men and one of a young girl and a tribe of dragons.
21 March 1970
This is an animated version of Yanase Takashi's picture book featuring the friendship between a mother dog, Muku-muku, who lost her puppy, and the baby lion Buru-buru, who lost her mother.
01 January 1979
The Goddess Venus is jealous of the beautiful human girl Psyche and blames her pet unicorn, Unico, as Psyche's source of good luck that keeps her from the harm of the goddess' cruel intentions.
01 October 1965
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21 September 1964
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25 April 1994
The animation was produced for the Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum, thus it features scenes from the "life and nature" of Tezuka Osamu's childhood, themes that are central to the museum as a whole, through exchanges between the boy Osamu and the carabid beetle (Osamushi) who provided the origin for the artist's name.
01 January 1985
A cowboy seeks to rescue, then woo, a damsel in distress. But he is constantly thwarted by the scratches, breaks, and other imperfections present in the film print itself.
05 November 1962
A man is sitting in a dark room, looking anxious, while his tomcat explains the man why he needs some privacy.
21 August 1983
This is a fantasy story about a sword and the magic of a girl warrior, Emiya, in a fictitious world. A strong country, Guroman, attacks and overtakes the country of Kukurit, though the particulars of when and where this happens are not given.
01 October 1968
The creation of Earth and Mankind. And how God changed his mind.
21 August 1987
A wandering samurai finds a straw dummy with a magical sword, which makes him overwhelmingly powerful but begins to drive him mad.
21 August 1987
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15 August 1986
After losing his parents, a young bear named Yamataro is chained as an attraction of a small kiosk near a train station.
24 August 1986
Tezuka Osamu crafts a love story in the time when humans are expanding into space at the end of the 21st century, employing an omnibus form similar to Bradbury's "Martian Chronicle.