Astro Boy

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The 1963 black & white version of Astroboy was the first anime to cross the Pacific and penetrate American television. It was highly successful as it drew the highest ratings at that time. It was later taken off the air in 1966 as it completed its 104 episode run (193 episodes in Japan) and was losing its popularity due to its non-colour and "depressing" themes and story lines. In 1980 however, Astroboy was reborn in Japan and was brought back to North America in 1982 in a 51 episode colour series (52 episodes in Japan).

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  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 71952
  • Status Ended
  • First Aired January 1, 1963
  • Network Fuji TV
  • Average Runtime 30 minutes
  • Genres Animation Science Fiction
  • Original Country Japan
  • Original Language English
  • Episode Screenshot Format 4:3 Screencap
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  • Created February 4, 2008 by
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  • Modified May 9, 2022 by
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Season From To Episodes
All Seasons
Specials 4
Season 1 January 1963 December 1966 193
Unassigned Episodes 0
Season From To Episodes
Unassigned Episodes 197
Absolute ordering places all episodes in a single ordered season. This is generally used for anime.
Season From To Episodes
Season 1 January 1963 October 1964 62
Unassigned Episodes 135

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Astro Boy Coleção

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Osamu Tezuka [Story]

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Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫, born 手塚 治, Tezuka Osamu; 3 November 1928 – 9 February 1989) was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, and animator. Born in Osaka Prefecture, his prolific output, pioneering techniques, and innovative redefinitions of genres earned him such titles as "the Father of Manga" (マンガの父, Manga no Chichi), "the Godfather of Manga" (マンガの教父, Manga no Kyōfu) and "the God of Manga" (マンガの神様, Manga no Kami-sama). Additionally, he is often considered the Japanese equivalent to Walt Disney, who served as a major inspiration during Tezuka's formative years.

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