Buku Bukk (Star)

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Buku Bukk

Buku Bukk is another recurring secondary villain commonly seen in Astro Boy, Black Jack and more than 20 other series. Characteristic of early Tezuka when the villains still had a warm and friendly center, Buku Bukk is less villainous than Skunk and others, frequently a gang member, corrupt political aide, misguided military officer, or corporate executive. His first appearance was in Golden Bat in 1947.

He was consciously drawn from the villainous Disney character, Black Pete, and is a representative rogue from the early days. He embodied the type of villain who was around in the days when the world was still a generous hearted place, so although he was the bad guy, he also had fragile feelings, and a goodness of character stemming from the fact that his heart and soul was not fully in the role of the abominable criminal poured out of all his pores. He livened up the pages of Tezuka Osamu's Manga as the bad guy you love to hate.

COMIC

  • 1947 - Gloden Bat (as the captain of the ship)
  • 1948 - The Mysterious Underground Man (as the police)
  • 1948 - The Jungle Kindom (as the photograph party)
  • 1949 - The Pistol Angel (as the native indian)
  • 1949 - Man with a Tail (as Mac Ned)
  • 1950 - The Plain of abusegahara (as kuronushiya)
  • 1950 - Cartoon College (as Macrow)
  • 1951 - The Road to Utopian Lurue (as Duke of Konchikusho)
  • 1951 - Next World (as the police)
  • 1951 - Next World (as the police)
  • 1952 - A Man From Mars
  • 1952 - The Adventure of Rock (as the manager of the company which transports bird man)
  • 1953 - Crime and Punishment (as Rugin)
  • 1954 - The Destroyer of the Earth (as Lieutenant Colonel Mamiana)
  • 1955 - Prince shooting Star (as Fukai's father)
  • 1955 - Soyokaze-san (as the teacher)
  • 1956 - Himawari-san (as the boss Ganimata)
  • 1957 - Lion Books / Multiple-Eyed Devil (as Major Geji)
  • 1959 - The Castle of Dawn (as the merchant)
  • 1960 - Secret Order No.3 (as Sarusawa)
  • 1961 - The Ant and The Giant (as the boss of "Bate-gumi")
  • 1963 - The Eye in the Building
  • 1963 - The Sound of The Devil (as the police inspector Tanigawa)
  • 1964 - The Grear Zeo (as the president of "Hanataka gumi")
  • 1965 - Astro Boy / Heros of the Tezuka Osamu Manga (as the passenger on a train)
  • 1965 - Amazing Three (as one of the followers of the town councillor's son)
  • 1966 - Flying Ben (as the member of the expeditonary party)
  • 1967 - Astro Boy / Chronicles of Astro Boy (as Nankuse Ichaemon)
  • 1968 - Astro Boy / The Super Bomb (as the commander of the moon base?)
  • 1972 - Lion Books / Mother River (as the member of Ichimura Yoko theatrical troupe)
  • 1973 - Black Jack / Man bird (as shooting Ikaru)
  • 1974 - Black Jack / Theacher and Pupil (as the doctor)
  • 1974 - Black Jack / Plant People (as the arrogant injured person)
  • 1974 - Black Jack / Two Love (as the doctor)
  • 1975 - The Lower Angel (as the laborer)
  • 1975 - Astro Boy / Astro BoyII (as the govenmental official?)
  • 1976 - Black Jack / Never Give Up (as the wire netting shop)
  • 1976 - Black Jack / Fear in Blue (as Taichi's gather)
  • 1977 - Black Jack / Lost Youth (as the staff of Ring Oil Company)
  • 1977 - Black Jack / The Man Swallowed by a Whale
  • 1977 - Black Jack / Home to the Hills (as the bear farm)
  • 1977 - Tenteke March (as the villager)
  • 1981 - Rainbow Parakeet / Peter Pan

ANIMATION

  • Astro Boy
Published Oct 5, 2011 (Updated Jul 26, 2012)