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We want to publish over 1,500 pages of manga for kids and teens by the great Osamu Tezuka, creator of Astro Boy and Buddha.
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715 backers pledged $49,411 to help bring this project to life.

If you missed it the first time you may be able to get Unico again!

That's right! If we get past the 3rd stretch goal of the current Clockwork Apple campaign and unlock the reprint of Swallowing the Earth (less than $2,100 left), it will let us post the add on for Unico to be reprinted! 

Lots of love!
Lots of love!

We're printing Brave Dan and reprinting Barbara!

Yes, really! And now, we're reaching for our third stretch goal to reprint Swallowing the Earth. As soon as we reach $28,400 (less than $4200 away!), we'll be able to reprint this captivating Tezuka classic. If you were on the fence about pledging to our Clockwork Apple campaign, now's the time! We have several affordable reward tiers, including the $20 "Back to Basics" tier, which nets you the book ONLY. Plus, we've set up numerous ADD ON options!

Will you please help us grow the Tezuka Legion? Thank you again for your support!

We published 3 titles in this campaign...

....will you help us publish two more in our current Kickstarter campaign? We shot past our initial goal to translate, localize, and publish Clockwork Apple in English, and now we're working toward making Brave Dan available in print for the first time EVER.

Here's our current cover mock up for Clockwork Apple (art not final).

Are you ready for more Tezuka in your life? We can't wait to share with you, so please pledge and spread the word now! There's less than two weeks left in our campaign. Click on the image below to learn more about grabbing your own print copy of Brave Dan!

Our 'Alabaster' campaign is making waves--and we need your help!

We're making internet waves with our Alabaster campaign, and we need your help to reach our $29,200 initial goal! If you haven't yet pledged to support this unique Tezuka title, you still have time! (But we don't need to tell you that time is running out fast... !!)

If you've already pledged your support: THANK YOU! Would you consider upping your pledge in these last few days or sending out the campaign's link to your friends and acquaintances on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and any other social networks you're a part of?

In the meantime, check out this great interview over at Anime Vice, which delves further into the dark period in Tezuka's life when he was writing Alabaster, why we haven't seen much of Tezuka's work in English already, and more!

We also sponsored this week's episode of The Once and Future Podcast! Please head over there to listen to "O&F Podcast, Ep. 73: Jonathan Maberry", an easygoing hour-long interview with the author of the John Ledger series of books and the V Wars comics.

'Alabaster' needs your help!

This is just a quick reminder to you all, as backers of Osamu Tezuka's great work, to please consider supporting our campaign to publish Alabaster vol.1-2 in English! We really appreciate all your help.

Ami and Gen
Ami and Gen

Ami and Gen say "Get a move on!"

(If you have already pledged, thank you x100000! Please forward this email/link to your friends and family and ask them to support Tezuka's work, too.)