Books Focusing on Tezuka:
Osamu Tezuka (exhibition catalogue). Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, 1990.
Philip Brophy ed., Tezuka, the Marvel of Manga (exhibition catalogue). Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria, 2007.
Hervé Brient ed., Osamu Tezuka: dissection d’un mythe. Versailles: Éditions H (Manga 10,000 images), 2009.
Fred Ladd and Harvey Deneroff, Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas. Jefferson, McFarland & Company, 2009.
Helen McCarthy, The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga. New York, Abrams ComicArts, 2009.
Susanne Phillips, Tezuka Osamu. Figuren, Themen und Erzählstrukturen im Manga-Gesamtwerk. Munich: Iudicium, 2000.
Susanne Phillips, Erzählform Manga. Eine Analyse der Zeitstrukturen in Tezuka Osamus Hi no tori. (Phönix.) Munich: Iudicium, 1996.
Natsu Onoda Power, God of Comics: Osamu Tezuka and the Creation of Post-World War II Manga. Jackson, University Press of Missisippi, 2009.
Frederik L. Schodt, The Astro Boy Essays. Berkeley, Stone Bridge Press, 2007.
Relevant Books on Manga and Animation History:
Yoshihiro Tatsumi, A Drifting Life. New York, Drawn and Quarterly, 2009.
Anne Allison, Millennial Monsters: Japanese Toys and the Global Imagination. Berkeley, University of California Press, 2006. See Especially “From Ashes to Cyborgs: the Era of Reconstruction (1945-1960),” pp. 35-65.
Paul Gravett, Manga: 60 Years of Japanese Comics. New York: Collins Design, 2004.
Adam Kern, Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyoshi of Edo Japan. Cambridge, Harvard University Asia Center, 2006.
Brigitte Koyama-Richard, One Thousand Years of Manga. Paris, Flammarion, 2008.
Mark MacWilliams ed., Japanese Visual Culture: Explorations in the World of Manga and Anime. Armonk NY, M. E. Sharp, 2008.
Eric P. Nash, Manga Kamishibai, The Art of Japanese Paper Theater. New York, Abrams ComicArts, 2009.
Frederik L. Schodt, Dreamland Japan: Writings on Modern Manga. Berkeley, Stone Bridge Press, 1996.
Frederik L. Schodt, Inside the Robot Kingdom. New York, Kodansha International, 1988.
Frederik L. Schodt, Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics. New York: Kodansha America, 1983.
Articles treating Tezuka:
Jeff Adams, “Of mice and manga: Comics and graphic novels in art education,” Journal of Art & Design Education, 18, 1 (1999), pp. 69-75.
William Benzon, “The song at the end of the world: Personal apocalypse in Rintaro's Metropolis,” Mechademia 1 (2006), pp. 171-173.
Lawrence Bird, “States of Emergency: Urban Space and the Robotic Body in the Metropolis Tales,” Mechademia 3 (2008), pp. 127-149.
Philip Brophy, “Osamu Tezuka: Glimpses of a Fantastic Imagination,” 44th Melbourne International Film Festival Catalogue. Melbourne: Melbourne International Film Festival (1995). http://www.philipbrophy.com/projects/tez/overview.html
Otsuka Eiji, “Disarming Atom: Tezuka Osamu‟s Manga at War and Peace,” Mechademia 3 (2008), pp. 111-126.
Sheuo Hui Gan. (2006), “Tezuka Osamu‟s adult animation and its influence on later animation in Japan,” in Joel David ed., Proceedings of the ‘Whither the Orient: Asians in Asian and Non-Asian Cinema’ Conference. Gwangju, South Korea: Asia Culture Forum (2006), pp. 178-191.
Bettina Gildenhard, “History as fiction: Historiography within Japanese comics as seen through Tezuka Osamu's manga Adolf.” Reading Manga: Local and Global Perceptions of Japanese Comics. Leipzig: Leipzig University Press (2006), pp. 95-106.
Mark Gilson, “A Brief History of Japanese Robophilia,” Leonardo, vol. 31 no. 5 (1998) pp. 367-369.
Yomota Inuhiko, “Stigmata in Tezuka Osamu‟s Works,” Mechademia 3 (2008), pp. 97-110.
Agnieszka Kamrowska, “Children of the Apocalypse: The Atom Bomb Trauma as a Theme in Japanese Anime,” abstract in English, article in Polish (Dzieci Apokalipsy: Atomowa Trauma Jako Motyw Japońskiej Animacji), Kwartalnik Filmowy no. 61 (Spring 2008), pp. 111-122.
Stefan Krebs, “On the anticipation of ethical conflicts between humans and robots in Japanese manga,” International Review of Information Ethics, vol. 6 (2006), pp. 63-68.
Yasue Kuwahara, “Japanese Culture and Popular Consciousness: Disney's The Lion King vs. Tezuka‟s Jungle Emperor,” The Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 31, no. 1 (Summer 1997), pp. 37-48.
Antonia Levi, “The vampire in the crested kimono: The wolf-human dynamic in anime and manga,” Mechademia 1 (2006), pp. 145-160.
Mark MacWilliams, “Revisioning Japanese Religiosity: Osamu Tezuka‟s Hi no Tori (The Phoenix)” in T. Craig and R. King eds., Global Goes Local: Popular Culture in Asia. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press (2002), pp. 177-210.
Mark MacWilliams, “Japanese Comic Books and Religion: Osamu Tezuka's Story of the Buddha,” in T. Craig ed., Japan Pop: Inside the World of Japanese Pop Culture. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe (2000), pp. 109-136.
Mark MacWilliams, “Revisioning Japanese Religiosity: Osamu Tezuka‟s Hi no Tori (The Phoenix),” Japanese Religions, vol. 24 no. 1 (1999), pp. 79-100.
Lee Makela, “From Metropolis to Metoroporisu: The changing role of the robot in Japanese and Western cinema,” in Mark MacWilliams ed., Japanese Visual Culture. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe (2008), pp. 91-113.
Sharalyn Orbaugh, “Frankenstein and the cyborg metropolis: The evolution of body and city in science fiction narratives,” in Steven T. Brown ed., Cinema Anime: Critical Engagements with Japanese Animation. New York: Palgrave Macmillan (2006), pp. 81-112.
Ada Palmer, “All Life is Genocide: the Philosophical Pessimism of Osamu Tezuka,” in Josef Steiff ed. Manga and Philosophy, Chicago, Open Court (upcoming 2010).
Ada Palmer, “Black Jack: the Excluded Issues, and Osamu Tezuka‟s „Star System‟,” in Black Jack, vol. 3 (hardcover edition). New York: Vertical Inc. (2009) pp. 343-351.
Fred Patten, “Simba versus Kimba: the pride of lions,” in Alan Cholodenko ed., The Illusion of Life 2: More Essays on Animation. Sydney: Power Publications (2007), pp. 275-313.
Marc Steinberg, “Anytime, anywhere: Tetsuwan Atomu stickers and the emergence of character merchandizing,” Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 26 no. 2-3 (2009), pp. 113-138.
Marc Steinberg, “Immobile sections and trans-series moviement: Astroboy and the emergence of anime,” Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 1 no. 2 (2006), pp. 190-206.
Susanne Phillips, “Characters, themes and narrative patterns in the manga of Osamu Tezuka,” in Mark MacWilliams ed., Japanese Visual Culture, Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe (2008), pp. 58-90.
Natsu Onoda Power, “Tezuka Osamu and the Star System,” International Journal of Comic Art, vol. 5, no. 1 (Spring 2003), pp. 161-194.
Natsu Onoda Power, “Drag Prince in Spotlight: Theatrical Cross-Dressing in Osamu Tezuka's Early Shojo Manga,” International Journal of Comic Art, vol. 4, no. 2 (Fall 2002), pp. 124-138.
Brian Ruh, “Early Japanese animation in the United States: Changing Tetsuwan Atomu to Astro Boy,” in Mark West ed., The Japanification of Children's Popular Culture: From Godzilla to Miyazaki. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press (2008), pp. 209-226.
Hideaki Sena, “Astro Boy was Born on April 7, 2003,” Japan Echo (August 2003), pp. 9-12.
Ferenec Szasz And Issei Takechi, “Atomic Heroes and Atomic Monsters: American and Japanese Cartoonists Confront the Onset of the Nuclear Age, 1945–80,” The Historian, vol. 69, no. 4 (Winter 2007), pp. 728-752.
Ron Tanner, “Toy Robots in America, 1955-75: How Japan Really Won the War,” Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 28 no. 3 (Winter 1994), pp. 125-54.
David Vernal, “War and Peace in Japanese Science Fiction Animation,” Animation Journal (Fall 1995), pp. 56-83.
Yasue Kuwahara, “Japanese culture and popular consciousness: Disney's The Lion King vs. Tezuka's Jungle Emperor,” Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 31 no. 1 (1997), pp. 37-48.
Seiko Yasumoto, “From whence does popular culture emanate and how is it re-made? Junguru Taitei or Lion King,” in Marika Vicziany & Robert Cribb eds., Proceedings of the 17th Biennial Conference of the ASAA. Victoria, Australia: Monash Asia Institute (2008). http://arts.monash.edu.au/mai/asaa
Notable Japanese language sources:
Akira Maruyama, Manga no kanzume: Tezuka Osamu to Tokiwaso no nakama-tachi (Canned Manga: Tezuka Osamu and the Occupants of the Tokiso Apartments). Tokyo, Horupu Shuppan, 1993.
Haruyaki Nakuno, Tezuka Osamu no Takarazuka. Tokyo, Chikuma Shobo, 1994.
Tetsuo Sakurai, Tezuka Osamu: jidai to kirimusubu hyogen-sha (Tezuka Osamu: An Artist Who Crossed Swords With an Age). Tokyo, Kodansha Gendai Shinsho, 1990.
Osamu Tezuka, Boku wa manga-ka: Tezuka Osamu jiden. (I am a Manga Artist: The Autobiography of Tezuka Osamu). Tokyo: Yamato Shobo, 1979.
Osamu Tezuka, Manga no kokoro: hasso to tekunikku (The Heart of Manga: Conception and Technique). Tokyo, Kobunsha, 1977.
Tezuka Productions and Tomohiko Marukami ed., Tezuka Osamu ga inaku natta hi (The Day Tezuka Osamu Went Away). Tokyo: Shio Shuppan, 1995.
Tezuka Productions, Tezuka Osamu Monogatari (The Osamu Tezuka Story). 4 vols. Tokyo, Asahi Shinbunsha, 1992. (Italian edition, Osamu Tezuka – Una biografia manga, Coconino; French edition, Osamu Tezuka Biographie, Casterman).
Tezuka Productions, Osamu Tezuka Kyarakutaa Zukan (Osamu Tezuka Character Encyclopedia). 6 vols. Tokyo, Asahi Shimbun, 1998.