In this intimate lecture, Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica and contributing writer for The New Yorker, introduces the tremendously influential and genre-defining works of manga master Osamu Tezuka, best known for his works Astro Boy and Black Jack. Expert Kelts engages with longtime fans and novices to answer questions and explore the manga master’s legendary works in a fresh new context. This event is moderated by NYC-based cartoonist Katie Skelly. There will also be a book sale and signing at the event.
Admission includes a pre-lecture wine and Japanese hors d’oeuvres reception. There is also a chance to win a collection of literary delights, which can be found listed below. One lucky raffle winner will be chosen and contacted after the event.
·The Art of Osamu Tezuka: God of Manga by Helen McCarthy
·The Mysterious Underground Men by Osamu Tezuka, Ryan Holmberg (New release in the U.S.)
·Nurse Nurse by Katie Skelly
·Japanamerica by Roland Kelts
Total retail value: $96.95.
$25/$20 Japan Society members, seniors & students*
*ticket price includes a pre-event wine and Japanese hors d’oeuvres reception
- November 7, 2013
- 6:30 pm