Tezuka Osamu Calendar - Loch Ness Monster with Tezuka Characters - Hanken Cel w/ Original Matching Background

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Size:Approx. 18.0" x 16.5" or 45.0 cm x 41.5 cm)

Included: Layer 1 - Atom, Leo, Black Jack, Sapphire, Hige-Oyaji, and Sharaku cel
                 Original Matching hand-painted background
                 Auction receipt from the June 2011 Anime Charity Auction for 
                 Tohoku Earthquake victims  
                 Archival Framing with Museum Glass

Film/Show: Tezuka Osamu Calendar

Source/Appeared in:  1976 Edition - November page 

Studio/Publication: Tezuka Productions

Created by: Tezuka Osamu 

Condition Notes: -

Description:  Simply an astonishing piece of history and a holy grail of a cel for any Tezuka fan, with all of his most famous character in a single amazing image!  Loch Ness Monster was one of the iconic and famous cryptids or "UMA (Unidentified Mysterious Animals)" in Japan especially in the late 1970's, and you can see its influence to the Tezuka Universe here!  One of very few, if not possibly the only surviving example of hanken cels made for the famous Tezuka Osamu calendars that are still being sold every year to this day!

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