Tezuka titles - an anime fan's dream!

If you love anime, your ears will perk up at the mention of this name: Osamu Tezuka. Known as the "Grandfather of Anime," Tezuka is best known for creating titles like Astro Boy and Kimba the White Lion. And guess what! You can watch those and other amazing Tezuka titles on Viki!

Kimba the White Lion ((ジャングル大帝 ), made in the 1960s, was the first color animated TV series created in Japan. It's one of Tezuka's most well known animations, and tells the story of Panja the white lion, and his son, Kimba (or Leo).

Jungle Emperor Leo (劇場版 ジャングル大帝) is the 1997 animated movie, based on the second half of Kimba the White Lion.


Jungle Emperor Leo

Black Jack (ブラック・ジャック) is one of Tezuka's most well known characters. You can watch the mysterious "doctor" in 3 different series on Viki! Don't miss Black Jack - the original video animation series, Black Jack TV, and Black Jack 21.


Black Jack

Legend of Moby Dick:  In 4699, spaceships drifting in space go by the name of whales. Ahab Whale Hunting Company is a whale-hunting company led by a prominent whale hunter Ahab. One day, a child named Lucky comes to Ahab, asking him to rescue Mohd, his home planet in danger. Ahab sets off to the planet to battle against "Moby Dick", the spaceship armed with planet-annihilating artilleries also known as "White Devil."

Don Dracula (手塚治虫のドン・ドラキュラ) tells the story of  big Japanese trading company that buys a house in Romania and ships it back to, Tokyo, but the vampire Don Dracula, his daughter Chocola, and his servant Igor are living in the house!

Ambassador Magma (マグマ大使) aired from July 1966 to September 1967 and was the first color tokusatsu TV series in Japan! This sci-fi anime tells the story about the alien Goa, who tries to invade Earth, and Atsushi Murakami, his son, Mamoru, and Magma, a golden giant, who fight to stop him.


Ambassador Magma

Undersea Super Train: Marine Express (海底超特急 マリン・エクスプレス) is a made-for-TV movie that was created for a charity program. The main theme of this film is environmental destruction. Don't miss the cameos from all the famous Tezuka characters like Black Jack, Astro Boy, Leo and Don Dracula!

Here are some more classic Tezuka titles that you won't want to miss!