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Astroboy 

In a future where science fiction is reality, Dr. Boynton creates a super-robot in his deceased son's image. Named Astro Boy, the robot can swim oceans, leap over mountains, and even fly ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Billie Lou Watt Billie Lou Watt ...  Astroboy 30 episodes, 1963-1964
Esperanzita Martínez Esperanzita Martínez ...  Astroboy 30 episodes, 1963-1964
Mari Shimizu Mari Shimizu ...  Atom 30 episodes, 1963-1964
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In a future where science fiction is reality, Dr. Boynton creates a super-robot in his deceased son's image. Named Astro Boy, the robot can swim oceans, leap over mountains, and even fly into space, but he can't replace the doctor's son. Abandoned and disowned, soon Astro Boy is befriended by Dr. Pacadermus J. Elefun, and together they embark upon an amazing adventure.

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Country:

Japan

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English

Release Date:

7 September 1963 (USA) See more »

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Astro Boy See more »

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Mushi Productions See more »
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(104 episodes)
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Trivia

In 2007, Astro Boy was declared a real resident in Japan and also named as Japan's envoy for overseas safety. See more »

Goofs

In the first episode, it's the year 2000 when Dr. Tenma/Boynton starts building Astroboy. One year passes as Dr. Tenma builds Astroboy, and several years pass as Astroboy is supposed to be growing up. However, later episodes in the series say it's still the year 2000. See more »

Quotes

Astrogirl: I've got 50,000 horsepower just rearin to go!
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Connections

Referenced in A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Astro Boy
by Takuo Takai and Donald Rockwell
Spectacular Music, Incorporated, Admnistered by EMI
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The start of AstroBoy
12 September 2018 | by afonsobritofalvesSee all my reviews

One of the best Japanese series. A tragic and fun story at the same time. Highly recommend.


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