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UNICO: AWAKENING manga by Gurihiru & Samuel Sattin

A project in Tokyo, Japan by Octas Inc.
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Osamu Tezuka's Unico re-imagined, featuring prints by Akira Himekawa, Junko Mizuno, Peach Momoko, Tomm Moore, Kamome Shirahama, & more
Backers: 2453
Average Pledge Per Backer: $73

Funded: $179,795 of $50,000
Dates: May 2nd -> Jun 2nd (32 days)
Project By: Octas Inc.
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Latest News

UNICO: AWAKENING #7: FINAL HOURS!

June 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin Hello everyone! I can hardly believe it. We are officially in the final 12 hours of the UNICO: AWAKENING campaign! As another token of our gratitude for all of your incredible support, we will be giving away a digital... (Read More)

UNICO: AWAKENING #6 - HOME STRETCH!

June 1st - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin Hey everyone! We are officially in the home stretch! With less than 48 hours to go in the UNICO: AWAKENING, we are approaching 2000 backers, and couldn’t be more grateful. Here are a couple more highlights from the... (Read More)

UNICO: AWAKENING #5 - A TOKEN OF OUR GRATITUDE

May 24th - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin Hey everyone! We are unbelievably grateful for all of your support thus far, and to celebrate reaching 1500 backers, we will be givingtwo free stickers to anyone who has backed a softcover copy of the UNICO: AWAKENING... (Read More)

Osamu Tezuka's Unico Returns With New Manga Via Kickstarter

May 24th - via: gizmodo.com
Unico was created by Osamu Tezuka, the legendary “god of manga” and creator of Astro Boy, who gave this adorable unicorn an edge that captivated Japanese readers of the ‘70s—as well as author Samuel Sattin. Now Sattin, working with the artist team Gurihiru and with the blessing of Tezuka Productions, has launched a Kickstarter to bring Unico to a new generation. (Read More)

UNICO: AWAKENING UPDATE #4 - 1000 BACKERS!!!

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin Hey everyone! Yesterday we reached an amazing milestone when we hit 1000 Backers! To celebrate, Gurihiru drew us some amazing new art!   We can’t wait to share Unico and Chloe’s new adventure with you, and want... (Read More)

UNICO: AWAKENING UPDATE #3 - THANK YOU!

May 13th - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin Hey everyone! I’m back with another update! It’s been an incredibly exciting, busy week with the UNICO: AWAKENING Kickstarter. Gurihiru and I are so grateful for your support thus far. I just want to express... (Read More)

UNICO: AWAKENING UPDATE #2 - ONWARD AND UPWARD!

May 5th - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin: Good morning, afternoon and evening to backers of UNICO: AWAKENING around the world! In the last update, I let you all know that we had been funded in less than 24 hours. What I had yet to see was that Kickstarter... (Read More)

INTERVIEW: Samuel Sattin talks UNICO: AWAKENING

May 5th - via: comicsbeat.com
Unico, the adorable baby unicorn created by “God of Manga” Osamu Tezuka, with a pink mane, little cinnamon roll shaped ears, and a tragic backstory, is being reimagined in an all-new, full-color manga. (Read More)

UNICO: AWAKENING has been FUNDED! ユニコ: 目覚めのおはなしは目標金額達成しました!

May 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
A word from Writer Samuel Sattin Hey everyone! Wow! The UNICO:AWAKENING campaign has officially been funded in under 24 hours! Thank you all so much. Today has been absolutely thrilling, and I’m so grateful to see the enthusiasm for UNICO:... (Read More)

Award-Winning Team Reimagining Tezuka's 'Unico' Manga with Runaway Kickstarter Campaign

May 3rd - via: animationmagazine.net
Gurihiru (the Eisner Award-winning artist team behind Superman Smashes the Klan and the highly anticipated Ultraman: Another Gene) and Samuel Sattin (the acclaimed novelist and co-writer of Crunchyroll’s Essential Anime) are reinventing Osamu Tezuka’s beloved character Unico for a new generation of readers with an all-new 162 page manga, titled Unico: Awakening (ユニコ: 目覚めのおはなし). (Read More)

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