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Translate and publish "god of manga" Osamu Tezuka's gripping adult drama "Barbara" in English for the first time ever!
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    Six issues of the Astro Boy Magazine on eManga.com (an $18 value) or $10 worth of online manga at eManga.com and your name on an acknowledgments page on the DMP Platinum Web site. Thanks for supporting awesome manga!

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    The $5 reward plus a copy of the complete "Barbara" by Osamu Tezuka.

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    Pledge $35 or more About $35

    Barbara Plus: The $25 rewards plus a PDF copy of the DMP Platinum Digital Companion to Barbara, with bonus art and commentary on the manga. This digital companion will be available EXCLUSIVELY to backers of this project -- those who wait to buy at retail will miss out!

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    Pledge $60 or more About $60

    The Complete DMP Platinum Pack: The $35 reward plus a new copy of "Osamu Tezuka's Swallowing the Earth" and a two-volume hardcover box set of the complete Speed Racer manga.

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    Barbara Plus Five: The Barbara Plus reward and 5 volumes of any manga from the list to the left OR one extra volume from the list and a second copy of Barbara to share with family, friends or even your local library.

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    Barbara Plus T-SHIRT: The $35 reward plus an original Tezuka tribute T-shirt made and designed in the USA and printed exclusively for Digital Manga by Forward Printing in Oakland, CA!

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    Barbara Producer Pack: Your choice of the $60 rewards PLUS membership in the Barbara Production Committee: receive periodic updates on the production and get a chance to weigh in on the logo and cover art, and have YOUR NAME printed in the Acknowledgments section of the book!

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    Pledge $110 or more About $110

    Producer + POSTER: The Barbara Producer Pack plus a limited-edition Tezuka tribute poster screen-printed exclusively for Digital Manga at Two Rabbits Studios right here in Los Angeles (artist will be finalized soon)!

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    Pledge $110 or more About $110

    Producer Plus Eight: Either of the $70 rewards plus 8 more volumes of manga from the list to the left.

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    Pledge $145 or more About $145

    Muse Pack: One of the $110 rewards plus a copy of Swallowing the Earth SIGNED to you by forward author, respected writer and friend of Tezuka Frederick L. Schodt; a personal thank-you note from Digital Manga President Hikaru Sasahara; your name at the TOP of the acknowledgments page in the book and a tour of the Digital Manga office next time you're in LA!

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