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Localizing and publishing Osamu Tezuka’s dark anthology works. Prepare yourself! And a special reintroduction to: The Crater !!!
Localizing and publishing Osamu Tezuka’s dark anthology works. Prepare yourself! And a special reintroduction to: The Crater !!!
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Let’s publish Under the Air —Tezuka’s collection of short stories that explores themes of love, violence, and the human condition.

NOTICE!
This funding campaign is a reissue of the previous campaign, in order to rectify domestic shipping issues during the pledging process. The previous campaign has been cancelled and all previous pledges are void. Domestic shipping issues are rectified in this revised campaign.
Thank you for your patience and understanding.
-Digital Manga

Hello Fellow Backers!  

We are back from our break with more Tezuka goodness! Since Tezuka’s anthology works seem to be a hit—as seen from our past Clockwork Apple campaign—we are going to present you with more of his short story works.


The initial goal of this campaign will focus on Tezuka’s collection of stories from his work entitled: Under the Air

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Cover Art Not Final / Mockup only

Under the Air:
From science fiction, historical fiction, to contemporary drama, Under the Air includes a variety of tales that depict the duality of man—good and evil; loving and violent. An injured white-supremacist struggles with the fact that he was brought back to life by a black organ donor; a young man in the wild west seeks revenge for his father’s murder; an escaped convict holds a family hostage in a cave that causes hallucinations; the only two survivors of a nuclear apocalypse dare to explore the outside world—Tezuka’s characters are put to the test when the delicate balance of their minds are disrupted, discovering something dark hidden deep within themselves. Don’t miss this uncommon, unheard, unusual, out-of-the-ordinary collection of short stories by the late Osamu Tezuka.

 Our initial goal of $25,000, will cover the localization and production for this publication.

Specs:
-Antique Natural paper stock—(For that classic retro feel!!)
-Size: (5.875” x 8.25”) (A5 size)
-Language: Localized (translated) to English
-Right to Left Manga reading format
-Pages: ~300pgs -MSRP: $15.95
-Rated 16+
-Release date: April 2017 pending

 

The stretch goal of $50,000 will cover the localization and production of this publication. Details for the print and digital editions are available for this title as an Add-On item in the Add-On section.

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Cover Art Not Final / Mockup only

 The Melody of Iron:

When Dan Takuya’s sister marries into the mob, he is also automatically thrown into the dark underworld of organized crime. While unknowingly breaking the family’s code of silence, Dan is brutally tortured, arms severed and left for dead as punishment. He somehow manages to survive, and with the help of an eccentric doctor, he makes his journey to recovery. But there is a catch! He must tap into his psychic powers to move his new limbs: metal prosthetic arms. Through the use of telekinesis, he trains to make use of his new arms and vows revenge to those who did him wrong.

This book also includes other short stories by Osamu Tezuka.

 Specs:
-Antique Natural paper stock—(For that classic retro feel!!)
-Size: (5.875” x 8.25”) (A5 size)
-Language: Localized (translated) to English
-Right to Left Manga reading format
-Pages: ~216pgs -MSRP: $15.95
-Rated 16+
-Release date: April 2017 pending

SPECIAL ADD-ON ANNOUNCEMENT!

Record of the Glass Castle

Details for the print and digital editions are available for this title as an Add-On item in the Add-On section.

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Cover Art Not Final / Mockup only

Record of the Glass Castle:
In the “Glass Mansion,” a family has been frozen in Cryosleep for 20 years. When the oldest son Ichirou awakes, the family starts to fall apart… All because of a critical side effect that lead to the national ban of Cryosleep. How far will Ichirou go in order to regain the life he lost?

Here are the specs:
-Antique Natural paper stock—(For that classic retro feel!!)
-Size: (5.875” x 8.25”) (A5 size)
-Language: Localized (translated) to English
-Right to Left Manga reading format
-Pages: avg.~232pgs
-MSRP: $15.95
-Rated 16+
-Release date: April 2017 pending

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SPECIAL ADD-ON ANNOUNCEMENT!

THE CRATER

Details for the print and digital editions are available for this title as an Add-On item in the Add-On section.

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Cover Art Not Final / Mockup only

The Crater:
A man from the slums faces his doppelganger from the other side of the tracks; three guests visiting a hot spring are reminded of their past sins by a magical ringing bell only they can hear; stranded on the moon, an astronaut is stuck within a crater, sustained for a century by a mysterious life-giving gaseous fume the moon crater expels. The Crater is a collection of self-contained short stories, ranging from horror, mystery, to science fiction. World renowned author Osamu Tezuka introduces you to an ominous world of sin and regret—you don’t want to miss this one!

This collection compiles 17 short stories which will be published into one omnibus edition, over 570pgs!!

Here are the specs:
-Antique Natural paper stock—(For that classic retro feel!!)
-Size: (5.875” x 8.25”) (A5 size)
-Language: Localized (translated) to English
-Right to Left Manga reading format
-Pages: avg.~576pgs omnibus
-MSRP: $29.95 (Special exclusive pricing for KS backers only: $22 (domestic shipping included !!!!) (Over 25% OFF the MSRP!!!)
-Rated 16+
-Release date: April 2017 pending
-Re-localized for Omnibus Print Edition
-Comes with three different dust jackets

Dust jacket mock-up designs; subject to change
Dust jacket mock-up designs; subject to change

Disclaimer:
Please note!!! Digital Manga is not affiliated with the original Crater campaign or the company that was launched in 2013. Digital Manga has the authorization and blessing from Tezuka Productions to reintroduce this title to the Kickstarter crowd funding platform. Digital Manga is not responsible nor held liable for any pledges, transactions or fulfillment made previous by similar crowd funding campaigns held by that of the same name.

However, Digital Manga would like to offer to Kickstarter backers, (especially those affected by the failed campaign several years ago), the special exclusive price of $22.00 for this omnibus edition to the Add-on list. This is a $30.00 value! Don’t miss out on it!

Please see below for a breakdown of the pledge rewards. All domestic US shipping prices are already included in the pledge amounts. For international backers, shipping cost will apply. Rewards are EXTREMELY limited! Claim them ASAP! Description of perks are after the tier breakdown.

Regarding custom fees for international backers.
We are not responsible for any additional charges such as import or custom fees. Backers are responsible for any fees previously listed. We unfortunately cannot mark any packages as gift as well. We are not responsible for any lost packages and should contact your local carrier regarding lost items.
If rewards have not arrived within a one month time frame, please contact us as soon as possible so we can investigate the location of your rewards. We apologize for any inconvenience in advance.

  

 

 -Bookmarker set of 3-

3 Bookmarker set with protective plastic cover and tassel (two different versions of Under the Air bookmarkers and one The Crater bookmaker will be produced. Currently only showing one design. Additional designs will be produced pending outcome at the end of the campaign.) 2" x 6" bookmark is full color, double-sided on heavy 15pt card stock.

Tiers that include these perks: $35 - Don’t Lose Your Place • $45 - Make your Notes • $60 - Mr. Basic Package • $75 - Duality of Man • $80 - Cup of Joe • $85 - Good Fortune • $100 - Man on the Crater • $120 - Sitting with Astro Boy • $160 - The Doc is In • $200 - Mighty Atom Goodness • $200 - Anthology Mix • $260 - Astro’s Dream • $300 - Standing Tall • $400 - School is in Session • $400 - Dan’s Metal Toys

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 (If the stretch goal is met, bookmarker set will change to have one bookmaker from each title.)

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Stylus and Pen set-

Features a modern update built-in stylus at the pen tip. And includes a recycled Post-It® note pad. Tiers that include these perks: $45 - Make your Notes • $60 - Mr. Basic Package • $75 - Duality of Man • $80 - Cup of Joe • $85 - Good Fortune • $100 - Man on the Crater • $120 - Sitting with Astro Boy • $160 - The Doc is In • $200 - Mighty Atom Goodness • $200 - Anthology Mix • $260 - Astro’s Dream • $300 - Standing Tall • $400 - School is in Session • $400 - Dan’s Metal Toys

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Lanyard/Magnet/Button set-

We’re bundling three reward items with this set!
Tiers that include these perks: $60 - Mr. Basic Package • $75 - Duality of Man • $80 - Cup of Joe • $85 - Good Fortune • $100 - Man on the Crater • $120 - Sitting with Astro Boy • $160 - The Doc is In • $200 - Mighty Atom Goodness • $200 - Anthology Mix • $260 - Astro’s Dream • $300 - Standing Tall • $400 - School is in Session • $400 - Dan’s Metal Toys

-Tezuka /Astro Boy KS supporter (2016) Lanyard with Metal Bulldog Clip - 3/4"

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

- Melody of Iron Acrylic 2D Magnet (Will be changed to Under the Air logo if Melody of Iron stretch goal is not met.)

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 - Melody of Iron Round Button - 1-1/2" (Will be changed to Under the Air logo if Melody of Iron stretch goal is not met.)

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Lapel Pin-

Tezuka Under the Air - Soft Enamel lapel pin
Tiers that include these perks:$75 - Duality of Man
Available as an Add-On item. See Add-On section below for details to add them to your pledge!

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Mug/Coaster set-

Tiers that include these perks: $80 - Cup of Joe
Available as an Add-On item. See Add-On section below for details to add them to your pledge! 

- Under The Air logo 11oz. Mug

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

- Tezuka/Astro Boy KS supporter (2016) Leather Coasters

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Tezuka/Astro Boy KS supporter (2016) Commemorative Coin-

Double sided antique brass colored Die Struck coin 2” coin
Tiers that include these perks:$85 - Good Fortune
Available as an Add-On item See Add-On section below for details to add them to your pledge!

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Eco Fleece Blanket-

The Crater Blanket (engraved image)
50"h x 0"w x 60"d; Soft,cozy eco friendly blanket is partially made from recycled materials, which helps protect natural resources. Made from 70% virgin polyester / 30% recycled polyester.  
Tiers that include these perks: $100 - Man on the Crater
Available as an Add-On item See Add-On section below for details to add them to your pledge!

Mockup Only - Subject to Change
Mockup Only - Subject to Change

 

-Tezuka Package #1-

Limited to 4 package sets

• Astro Boy 11” Ceramic Statue
• GOAST MAN & ONWARD TO VICTORY by OSAMU TEZUKA: A compiled collection of Tezuka’s very early manga. Drawings dating back to his junior high school years which set the standards for his archetypes which became the model for all his renowned manga. Published in Japanese; Hardcover; Measures 5.5”x 7.25”; 240pgs
• BLACK JACK Iphone 5/5s Case
• Black Jack Earphone Jack
• Mighty atom lenticular (3d) pin
• Set of 6 iphone/ipad Black Jack button stickers

Tiers that include these perks: $160 - The Doc is In

-Tezuka Package #2-

Limited to 3 package sets

• Hyotan Tsugi 5in. ceramic statue piggy bank
• The Three Eyed One cell-phone accessory
• Mighty atom lenticular (3d) pin
• Set of 6 iphone/ipad Mighty Atom button stickers
• Astro Boy stainless steel fork & spoon
• Yellow “Mighty Atom” microfiber towel

Tiers that include these perks: $200 - Mighty Atom Goodness

-Tezuka Package #3-

Limited to 2 packaged sets.

• Osamu Tezuka Exhibition: A comprehensive collection of Tezuka’s works showcasing his essays, commentaries, and inspirations of all his highly acclaimed works. Published bi-lingual in Japanese and English; Softcover; Measures 10”x13.5”; 350pgs (High valued out-of-print item!)
• Astro Boy Flashy Glossy Tote Bag: Measures 15”x 16”
Tiers that include these perks: $200 - Anthology Mix

-Tezuka Package #4-

(Limited to only 1 available)

 ASTRO BOY PLUSH Plush doll in the shape of Astro Boy, uses quality and durable fabric, patterned with Astro Boy textile design.
Tiers that include these perks: $120 - Sitting with Astro Boy

-Tezuka Package #5-

(Limited to only 2 available)

ASTRO BOY WITH OSAKA SCHOOL UNIFORM (LIMITED EDITION)
Tin toys were really popular from pre to post war Japan and now have become high valued collector’s items in today’s market. We’re offering to high valued backers this opportunity to own rare pieces from the tin toy line of Tezuka products. Featured here is Astro Boy dressed in traditional Osaka school uniform. Very limited!
Tiers that include these perks: $400 - School is in Session

-Tezuka Package #6-

(Limited to only 2 available)

GREEN PANTS ASTRO BOY (TIN GREEN PANTS ATOM LIMITED EDITION) Tin toys were really popular from pre-to-post war Japan and now have become high valued collector’s items in today’s market. We’re offering to high valued backers this opportunity to own rare pieces from the tin toy line of Tezuka products. Featured here is Astro Boy’s classic look, also described in Japan as Green Pants Astro Boy (Literal translation.) Very limited!
Tiers that include these perks: $400 - Dan’s Metal Toys

-Tezuka Package #7-

(Limited to only 1 available)

JUMBO SIZED ASTRO BOY
For those collectors who like it BIG!!! Jumbo sized statue of Astro Boy for collectors who want to make a punch out of their collection. Measures 23”x 11”
Tiers that include these perks:$300 - Standing Tall

-Tezuka Package #8-

(Limited to only 15 available)

ORIGINAL ASTRO BOY POSTER SCHEMATIC
The most highly sought after Astro Boy poster by Tezuka collectors. This 31”x 43” heavy bond paperstock poster glows in the dark using a black light (also included), which reveals Astro Boy’s inner working parts in color! Each poster is individually serial numbered! (High valued item!) Tiers that include these perks: $260 - Astro’s Dream

-Tezuka Package #9-

(Limited to only 1 available)

1998 Billiken Shokai made ASTRO BOY (Second-hand goods)
- Size: Height 24cm × width 10cm × depth 6Cm
- Material: tin plate (body), Soft Vinyl (face)
- Manufacturing by: Billiken Shokai / MADE IN JAPAN
- Condition: second-hand goods
Tiers that include this perk: $450– Tin Collector

-Tezuka Package #10 -

(Limited to only 1 available)

1998 Billiken Shokai made Astro Boy \43cm × 11cm Full Vinyl Figure Collectible! (Second-hand goods)-Size: Height 43cm × (from the left hand of the fist to the back) Width 11cm × depth 13Cm
- Material: soft vinyl
- Manufacturing by: Billiken Shokai / MADE IN JAPAN
- Condition: second-hand goods -Extremely limited!
Tiers that include this perk: $600 – Vinyl Collector

-Tezuka Package #11-

(Limited to only 1 available)

Vintage Spring Walking Open Chest Hatch Astro Boy by Billiken Shokai (Second-hand goods)
- Material: tin plate (body), Soft Vinyl (face)
- Manufacturing by: Billiken Shokai / MADE IN JAPAN
- Condition: second-hand goods -Extremely limited!
Tiers that include this perk: $600 – Rare Collector

-Tezuka Package #12-

(Limited to only 2 available)

- Tezuka Pig “Gourdski or Hyotantsugi” Bathroom Floor Mat.
- Small Pocketed Coin Pouch 20x20cm; Cotton Exterior/Polyester Interior - Red Mighty Atom Hand Towel; 100% cotton, 33x35cm
Tiers that include this perk: $150 – Gourdski Combo

-Tezuka Package #13

(Limited to only 2 available)

- Large Emperor Leo Bathroom Floor Mat.
- Small Pocketed Coin Pouch 20x20cm; Cotton Exterior/Polyester Interior - Blue Mighty Atom Hand Towel; 100% cotton, 33x35cm
Tiers that include this perk: $150 – Leo Combo

-Tezuka Package #14

(Limited to only 4 available)

- Unico Double Pocket Canvas Zippered Pouch (10”L x 7.5”W)
- Set of 3 Unico Buttons (image printed on fabric)
- Unico Clear File
- Tezuka Schedule Book
Tiers that include this perk: $165 – Unico Combo

-Tezuka Package #15

(Limited to only 1 available)

- Tezuka Picnic Tarp 90x120cm - Astro Boy Hand Towel - Astro Boy Eco-bag - Set of 5 Tezuka pins - Tezuka Vinyl Figure Mystery Box Prize - Jungle Emperor Leo - Spoon and Fork set - Princess Knight Hand Towel
Tiers that include this perk: $200 – Astro Universe Mix

Disclaimer for STRETCH GOAL ADD-ON(s):
Please be advised, that if you include STRETCH GOAL ADD-ON items to your pledge for tiers that do not offer add-ons, we will not fulfill your add-ons, and will consider your extra pledge amount as a donation to this campaign.

All STRETCH GOAL ADD-ON items are now available to add on to your pledge. Some restrictions apply.

NOTE: Please be advised, after the campaign ends, if your Add-on amount is below the required amount for the add-ons you want to include to your pledge, we will not fulfill your add-on, and will consider your extra pledge amount as a donation to this campaign.

How to add STRETCH GOAL ADD-ON(s) to your pledge:
Note: This applies to ALL ADD-ON inquiries. If you need further assistance with add-ons, please message us (using the Contact Me link at the top right corner of the page)!

Step 1: Pledge for an existing reward tier that offers Add-ons. (Some restrictions apply.) (For this particular campaign all reward tiers offers physical Add-ons and Merchandise Add-ons, except $7-Intangible.)
Step 2: Click the blue button that says “Manage Your Pledge”
Step 3: Manually change the pledge amount in green to the desired TOTAL AMOUNT to include the add-on(s) you want.

Ex. Pledge level “Duality of Man” IS $75. Stretch goal for Melody of Iron is reached, and you’d like to add-on the Print + Digital Edition Bundle, add the following for ($26 for U.S. domestic, $35 for Foreign). $75+$26=$101. Your pledge amount should now be $101!

Step 4: Please message us.

 Use the Contact me link at the top right corner of the page, to specify which add-on(s) you have requested immediately! We will verify your adjusted total and note your add-on(s). If you do not message us of your additional pledge for the specific add-on you requested by the end of the campaign, we will consider the extra pledge amount as a donation to this crowd funding campaign.

ALL ADD-ON PRICES ALREADY INCLUDE SHIPPING! NO NEED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST!

Stretch Goal Add-ons available:

- Under the Air (Print Edition) (for additional copies)
(US residents please Add $20; Canada and everywhere else add $33 for each additional print volume.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

- Melody of Iron (Digital Edition) (Add $7)
(If Stretch Goal is not met for this title, a partial refund will be given back to the backer.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers.)

- Melody of Iron (Print Edition)
(US residents please Add $20; Canada and everywhere else add $29 for each additional print volume.) (If Stretch Goal is not met for this title, a partial refund will be given back to the backer.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

- Melody of Iron (Digital + Print Bundle)
(US residents please Add $26; Canada and everywhere else add $35.) (If Stretch Goal is not met for this title, a partial refund will be given back to the backer.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

NEW Add-On: Record of Glass Castle

- Record of the Glass Castle (Digital Edition) (Add $7)
(This Add-on is available for all reward tiers.)

- Record of the Glass Castle (Print Edition)
(US residents please Add $20; Canada and everywhere else add $29 for each additional print volume.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

- Record of the Glass Castle (Digital + Print Bundle)
(US residents please Add $26; Canada and everywhere else add $35 for each additional print volume.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

Special Add-On: THE CRATER

- The Crater Omnibus Ed. (Digital Edition) (Add $10)
(This Add-on is available for all reward tiers.)

- The Crater Omnibus Ed. (Print Edition)
(US residents please Add $22; Canada and everywhere else add $29 for each additional print volume.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

- The Crater Omnibus Ed. (Digital + Print Bundle)
(US residents please Add $29; Canada and everywhere else add $36 for each additional print volume.) (This Add-on is available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.)

-------- Disclaimer for MERCHANDISE ADD-ON(s):

- Please be advised, that if you include MERCHANDISE ADD-ON(s) items to your pledge for tiers that do not offer add-ons, we will not fulfill your add-ons, and will consider your extra pledge amount as a donation to this campaign. The list of MERCHANDISE ADD-ONs below lists the tiers that qualify for that add-on.

- Please be advised, after the campaign ends, if your Add-on amount is below the required amount for the add-ons you want to include to your pledge, we will not fulfill your add-on, and will consider your extra pledge amount as a donation to this campaign.

How to add MERCHANDISE ADD-ONs to your pledge: Note: This applies to ALL ADD-ON inquiries. If you need further assistance with add-ons, please message us!

Step 1: Pledge for an existing reward tier that offers Add-on(s). (Some restrictions apply.) (For this particular campaign all reward tiers offers Add-ons, except $7-Intangible.)

Step 2: Click the blue button that says “Manage Your Pledge”

Step 3: Manually change the pledge amount in green to the desired TOTAL AMOUNT to include the add-on(s) you want accordingly.

Example: Pledge level “Duality of Man” IS $75. You’d like to add-on the Lapel Pin—add $25 for the Lapel Pin to the $75 pledge. $75+$25=$100. Your pledge amount should now be $100!

Step 4: Please message us.

 Use the Contact me link at the top right corner of the page, to specify which add-on(s) you have requested immediately! We will verify your adjusted total and note your add-on(s). If you do not message us your additional pledge for the specific add-on you requested by the end of the campaign, we will consider the extra pledge amount as a donation to this crowd funding campaign.

ALL ADD-ON PRICES ALREADY INCLUDE SHIPPING! NO NEED TO INCLUDE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING COST!
Merchandise Add-ons available:

Lapel Pin
• Add-On cost: $25 (includes shipping cost)
• Available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.

Mug/Coaster set
• Add-On cost: $30 (includes shipping cost)
• Available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.

Tezuka/Astro Boy KS Supporter (2016) Commemorative Coin
• Add-On cost: $35 (includes shipping cost)
• Available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.

Eco Fleece Blanket
• Add-On cost: $50 (includes shipping cost)
• Available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.

---- Additional Add-on Items
• Add-On cost includes shipping cost
• Available for all reward tiers, except $7-Intangible.
• Available while supplies last, otherwise a partial refund will be issued if item is out of stock.
--Alabaster Vol. 1 (Print Edition) – Add $18
--Alabaster Vol. 2 (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Atomcat (Print Edition)– Add $15
--Barbara (Print Edition)– Add $22
--Brave Dan (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Captain Ken Vol.1 (Print Edition)– Add $16
--Captain Ken Vol.2 (Print Edition)– Add $16
--Clockwork Apple (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Crime And Punishment (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Ludwig Vol.1 (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Ludwig Vol.2 (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Storm Fairy (Print Edition)– Add $18
--Swallowing the Earth (Print Edition)– Add $27  
--Triton Of The Sea Vol.1 (Print Edition)– Add $22
--Triton Of The Sea Vol.2 (Print Edition)– Add $22
--Unico (2nd Edition) Hardcover (Print Edition)– Add $47
--Speed Racer Hardcover Two Volume Set with Slipcase (Print Edition)– Add $30

Risks and challenges

We have completed 13 successful campaigns and have a solid track record of delivery of rewards to our backers. This is because we take the comments, praise, and criticisms from our backers and fans very seriously. We hope to continue to build from our experiences and offer high quality products to our backers.

With that being said, delays are always possible due to a variety of circumstances that are out of our hands.

"What if the merchandise is late?"

This would be because we were not satisfied with the makers of our merchandise and had to demand a redo, or had to find an alternative company to produce them. Backers will be informed the minute something like this happens. We will also notify our backers when we receive the completed goods.

"What if the books are late?"

It's not uncommon for books to be late because there are so many companies involved when publishing a book. Of course, you will be informed right away of the problem and how long of a delay you can expect.

DISCLAIMER: Please keep in mind that the tiers are set and we cannot switch items out in exchange for other items. If an item becomes unavailable or damaged before shipping out the rewards package to the backer, an item of equivalent or greater value will be substituted.

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    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus/Pen set

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    Mr. Basic Package

    This reward package includes collectables to wear and stick. Show that you are a Tezuka Kickstarter Backer to all your friends.
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    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set

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    Duality of Man

    Highlighted here in this tier is the decorative and valued lapel pin to collect! Remind everyone that there is a dark side to all of us!
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Lapel Pin

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    Cup of Joe

    Coffee table mug and coaster available here for you. Enjoy reading your favorite Tezuka books while drinking your favorite beverage.
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Mug/Coaster set

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    Good Fortune

    Be a Tezuka/Astroboy Kickstarter Supporter with the featured engraved brass commemorative brass coin. Highly collectable and highly valued.
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka/Astro Boy KS supporter (2016) Commemorative Coin

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    Man on the Crater

    Feeling cold? Snuggle up with the featured Eco blanket on this rewards package!
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Eco Fleece Blanket

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    Sitting with Astro Boy

    We offered this Astro Plush a couple years ago. This is our last one!
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    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #4 - Astro Boy Plush

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    Gourdski Combo

    Includes everything from the Mr. Basic Package set, the featured Tezuka Gag Pig floor mat from Tezuka Package #12, and the new Tezuka Add-on book: Record of the Glass Castle digital and physical book combo!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #12 – Tezuka pig floor mat, towel, pouch

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    Leo Combo

    Includes everything from the Mr. Basic Package set, the featured Jungle Emperor Leo floor mat from Tezuka Package #13, and the new Tezuka Add-on book: Record of the Glass Castle digital and physical book combo!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #13 - Leo floor mat, towel, pouch

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    The Doc is In

    Featured in this reward tier is what we call Tezuka Package #1, which includes Tezuka’s Blackjack collectables and accessories and a cool Astro Boy statue. See rewards description for more details!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #1

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    Unico Combo

    Bunch of Unico goodies featuring a double pocket canvas pouch! Also includes everything from the Mr. Basic Package set and the new Tezuka Add-on book: Record of the Glass Castle digital and physical book combo!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #14 – Canvas pouch, 3-button set, schedule book, clear file

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    Mighty Atom Goodness

    This reward tier highlights the Tezuka Package #2, which includes highly collectible items like Astro boy fork and spoon, microfiber towel, ceramic piggy bank and more! See rewards description for more details!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #2

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    Anthology Mix

    This tier features an awesome Astroboy totebag and the Osamu Tezuka Exhibition book, about everything you want to know about the famous creator’s works! (Highly sot after!) See rewards description for more details!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #3

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    Astro Universe Mix

    Featured here is a mix of Astro Boy goodies, from a picnic tarp down to silverware, ready to enjoy a day in the park! Also includes everything from the Mr. Basic Package set and the new Tezuka Add-on book: Record of the Glass Castle digital and physical book combo!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #15 – Picnic tarp, Astro Hand towel, Eco-bag, Set of 5 pins, Vinyl figure mystery box, Spoon & Fork Set, Princess Knight Hand Cloth

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    Astro’s Dream

    Dedicated Tezuka backers in the past were in a frenzy to get the featured item in this reward tier: the black light glow in the dard Astro Boy Schematic Poster! Get yours now!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #8 – Original Astro Boy Poster Schematic

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    Standing Tall

    Ever wanted a big Astro Boy figurine to display in your collector’s room? Here’s your one and only chance for this 2 foot collectible figurine! First come first served!
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #7 - Jumbo Sized Astro Boy

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    School is in Session

    Tin toy’s are cool. Especially if it’s Astro Boy, dressed ready for school! Missed out the last time we offered this premium item? These are our last two!
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #5 - Astro Boy With Osaka School Uniform (Limited Edition)

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    Dan’s Metal Toys

    Our main character Dan, from Melody of Iron is offering his classic Astro Boy tin toys for this tier. Feel the nostalgia of this classic Astro Boy look during a time when tin toys were all the rage…
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Tezuka Package #6 - Green Pants Astro Boy (Tin Green Pants Atom Limited Edition)

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    Tin Collector

    Extremely rare, straight out from a collector’s collection comes the walking tin Astro Boy figurine celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Tezuka Productions. Also included in this tier, Tezuka’s Record of the Glass Castle!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #9 - 1998 Billiken Shokai made ASTRO BOY (Second-hand goods)

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    Vinyl Collector

    Hard to find collector’s full vinyl Astro Boy figurine with moveable neck and waist. Also included in this tier, Tezuka’s Record of the Glass Castle!
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    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #10 - 1998 Billiken Shokai made Astro Boy \43cm × 11cm Full Vinyl Figure Collectible! (Second-hand goods)

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    Rare Collector

    Another hard to find collector’s item featuring tin made Astro Boy figurine with the open chest hatch feature, looking into Astro’s heart. Also included in this tier, Tezuka’s Record of the Glass Castle!
    WHAT YOU GET:
    • e-thank you
    • Wallpaper
    • Under The Air -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Bookmarker set of 3
    • Stylus and Pen set
    • Lanyard/Magnet/Button set
    • Record of the Glass Castle -Digital + Print Edition Bundle
    • Tezuka Package #11 - Vintage Spring Walking Open Chest Hatch Astro Boy by Billiken Shokai (Second-hand goods)

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