by Mariko Oka

Rockin’Jelly Bean has become world known for his unique lascivious depiction of Ero. His close friends/artists gathered to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of Osamu Tezuka. Tezuka’s manga mostly have positive and clean images. These artists added their tastes and created their own takes of “Black Tezuka” (Dark side of Tezuka manga.) This special and unique tribute show will be held at Tokyo Cultuart by Beams in Harajuku, Tokyo. 


There will be some events held by these 5 artists at the exhibit. 

Rockin'Jelly Bean, Katsuya Terada, Kads MIIDA, Nanpei Kaneko and Sony Suzuki


7/12(Fri) 15:00-18:00 

Live Painting by Kads MIIDA (free admission)

You’ll see Kads drawing many characters from Tezuka comics. 


7/20(Sat) 16:00-18:00 (Tickets needed) 

Talk show with Rockin’Jelly Bean, Kads MIIDA and Sony Suzuki


7/27(Sat) 16:00-18:00 (Tickets needed)

Talk show with Rockin’Jelly Bean, Nanpei Kaneko and Katsuya Terada (Skype from US)

They will share their personal stories of Tezuka. 



Tributes’ original items and books will be available for purchase and the reprinted Tezuka’s original drawings and drafts will be exhibited as well. You’ll be surprised to see another side of Tezuka world you thought you knew. 

https://rockinjellybean.com/



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