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Astro Boy

Astro Boy is the American title for the Japanese animation series Tetsuwan Atom(鉄腕アトム), released in the 1960's. Astro Boy is considered to be the first true anime series. It was originally a manga by Osamu Tezuka, the so-called "god-king of manga". For a while, in popularity Astro Boy was the Japanese equivalent of Mickey Mouse.

Astroy Boy is a science fiction series set in a future of robots, centered on the adventures of "Astro," a robot made to replace a dead boy. The series explored issues of racism, prejudice, true heroism, and loss.



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