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Back in the spring, we got an eyeful of a series of drawings from manga artist Osamu Tezuka, in which the multi-talented legend showed off his skill at drawing mice and snakes with sexy curves. Being the open-minded creator that he was, though, Tezuka didn’t limit his sensual sketching to rodents and reptiles, and next month fans will get to see what the God of Manga could do with the naked humans, at the Beautiful Women of Osamu Tezuka Exhibition being held in Tokyo.

Heads-up if you’re at work! Manga nipples coming after the jump!

The Kichijoji neighborhood’s Gallery Kai will serve as venue for the event, where a mixture of both original artwork and reproductions will be on display, featuring Tezuka’s artistic interpretation of the nude female form.

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Visitors will be able to see a total of 17 pieces from the esteemed artist, some of which are being shown for the first time ever. Original artwork for Tezuka’s My Fair Lady, Fuyu Onna Natsugusa and Ningen Konchu Ki will be in the gallery. Alongside them will be reproductions from Japanese reconstruction tragedy Ayako and psychological saga Apollo’s Song, plus Tezuka’s I.L and Lips of Salome.

▼ Cover to the first volume of Ayako

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The exhibition is scheduled to open on November 3, and run until November 9. Admission is 300 yen (US$2.70), which includes a commemorative bookmark, perfect for keeping your place in whichever of Tezuka’s many, many works you’re currently reading.

Gallery information
Gallery Kai / ギャラリー会
Address: Tokyo-to, Musashino-shi, Kichijoji Minamicho 1-21-4
Open 1 p.m.-6 p.m.
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Source: Kai-You
Top image: Gallery Kai
Insert images: Gallery Kai, Wikipedia/Osamu Tezuka World