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Astro Boy: The Movie Preview

Few characters have made as powerful or lasting an impression on international popular culture as Astro Boy. The little robot first appeared in 1951 as a character in a Japanese comic book and became an instant icon. He was then featured as the star of his own TV series in both black-and-white and color, which aired in over 40 countries.


Astro Boy

Astro Boy pretty much created the standard for a new kind of animation that has become world-famous as anime. Now for the first time, Astro Boy will be brought to life on the big screen. Created with breathtaking computer animation the film Astro Boy is a thrilling tale of a true hero. The film is set to debut in theaters on October 23, 2009.

Astro Boy

The Story

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist named Dr. Tenma. Powered by positive “blue” energy, Astro Boy possesses super-strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly.


Astro Boy

Embarking on a journey in search of acceptance, Astro Boy encounters many other colorful characters along the way. Through his adventures, he learns the joys and emotions of being human, and gains the strength to embrace his destiny.


Astro Boy

But when he learns his friends and family are in danger, Astro Boy marshals his awesome super powers and returns to Metro City in a valiant effort to save everything he cares about and to understand what it means to be a hero.


Astro Boy

Video: Escape From Metro City

Astro Boy

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