Tale of a permanently youthful robot boy modeled after the deceased son of a research scientist - who becomes a publicly renowned superhero. Created by Tezuka Osamu.
Astro Boy is a modern update of the classic series, the story of an atomic-powered robot who must fight for justice and peace in a society that scorns his kind. Living among a 'retrofuturistic' society populated by humans and robots, Astro Boy is the first robot with advanced intelligence and human-like emotions. He's clever, resourceful and has a strong sense of justice, always attempting to reason with his adversaries. Mankind's only hope of surviving an onslaught of wicked robots is a robot, the fearless, selfless, incorruptible champion known as Astro.