The following pages illustrate Japanese humor through cartoons.
Tezuka Osamu (1928-1989) was one of the leading animators in postwar Japan. His most famous character is Tetsuwan Atomu (Atom Boy). Son Goku, a monkey/boy hybrid character born from a rock and possessing tremendous physical abilities, originally appeared as the hero of the late-sixteenth century Chinese classic "Journey to the West." Son Goku in his various forms appears in Japan in the Dragonball series and other popular media.
"Japanese humor through cartoons,"
Collage: Vol. 2
, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.denison.edu/collage/vol2/iss1/20