Astro Boy (1963)

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Astro Boy
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Premiere January 1, 1963 (Japan)
September 7, 1963 (USA)
Finale December 31, 1966 (Japan)
August 20, 1965 (USA)
Creator Osamu Tezuka
Network/Provider Fuji TV (Japan)
Syndication (USA)
Style 30-minute sci-fi/adventure anime
Company Mushi Productions (Japan)
NBC Enterprises (USA dub)
Seasons 4
Episodes 193 (104 aired in USA)
Origin Japan

Astro Boy (Mighty Atom in Japan) is a sci-fi / adventure anime that aired on Fuji TV.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character
Main Cast
Mari Shimizu Astro Boy
Kazue Tagami
Billie Lou Watt (English vocals)
Hisashi Kachita Dr. Ochanomizu / Dr. Packidermus J. Elefun
Yoko Mizugaki Uran / Astro Girl
ReikoMuto
Kazuko Yoshikawa
Billie Lou Watt (English vocals)
Kiyoshi Komiyama Cobalt / Jetto
Masaaki Yajima Higeoyaji / Percival Pompous
Ayao Wada
Hisashi Yokomori Dr. Umataro Tenma / Dr. Astor Boynton II
Ray Owens (English vocals)
Shinpei Sakamoto Chief Nakamura / Chief McLaw
Shingo Kanemoto Inspector Tawashi / Inspector Gumshoe
Koichi Chiba

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
Fuji TV
Season One January 1, 1963 December 31, 1963 53
Season Two January 4, 1964 December 26, 1964 47
Season Three January 2, 1965 December 25, 1965 48
Season Four January 1, 1966 December 31, 1966 45

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Discs
Episode Collections  (Region 1)
Ultra Collectors Edition: Set 1
Episodes 1-52
March 28, 2006 purchase 11
Ultra Collectors Edition: Set 2
Episodes 53-104
August 29, 2006 purchase 11
Set 1
Episodes 1-26
October 6, 2009 purchase 5
Set 2
Episodes 27-52
October 6, 2009 purchase 5
The Beginning
Episodes 1-5
October 6, 2009 purchase 1

External Sites