Astro Boy (1980)

Tetsuwan Atom (1980)

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Set in a future where machines have advanced to the point of autonomy and become a point of major contention in the political and social realms, Astro Boy (1980) chronicles the struggles of a crime-fighting young robot named Atom. Created in the image of his enigmatic inventor's deceased son, Atom survives rough beginnings, getting saved and adopted by the benevolent Dr. Ochanomizu. In his pursuit of justice, Atom finds himself in the midst of numerous clashes with various factions, and is often faced with the harsh realities of the world.

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English: Astro Boy (1980)
Japanese: 鉄腕アトム
Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 1, 1980 to Dec 23, 1981
Premiered: Fall 1980
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Nippon Television Network
Licensors: Manga Entertainment
Studios: Tezuka Productions
Source: Manga
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Mecha, Shounen
Duration: 24 min per ep
Rating: G – All Ages
Resolution: 480p
Type: Eng Sub


Norio Yamakawa – Producer
Satoshi Yamamoto – Producer
Noboru Ishiguro – Director
Naoto Hashimoto – Episode Director
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Theme Songs

OP1: “Tetsuwan Atom (鉄腕アトム)” by Atoms (アトムズ)
ED1: “Mirai ni Mukatte: New Tetsuwan Atom (未来に向かって~ニュー鉄腕アトム~)” by ANKH

Episode List

01: The Birth Of Atom
02: Atom vs. Atlas
03: The Robot Circus