StoryThe first ever Astro Boy series created in full color takes viewers on an amazing journey showcasing the true meaning of being a hero, as Astro Boy himself learns the importance of kindness, compassion and selflessness in the face of life's obstacles. Children and adults alike will enjoy this very influential animated joy ride and cherish its timeless message of hope.
When a brilliant robot engineer named Doctor Boynton looses his son Toby in a tragic accident, the dedicated but heart-broken scientist uses his technical skills to construct a robot in the boy's image. But hope was lost when he realized the robot could never fill the void left in his heart.
- Available Audio Tracks: English (Dolby Digital 2.0)
- 51 Half Hour Episodes in English
- Two Original Japanese Episodes with English Subtitles
- Alternative Angle Opening Storyboard Sequence
- Original Character Art Gallery
- Textless Opening & Closing Sequences featuring Song Subtitles & Original Japanese Songs
- Orignal Manga Cover Artwork Gallery
- Japanese vs. English Episode Comparisons (Deleted Scenes) featuring Exclusive Footage from the Original Japanese Episodes with English Subtitles
- Character Profiles
- Exclusive 24 Page Booklet
- Genre: Anime Movies
- Director: Noboru Ishiguro
- Producer: Manga Video
DVD Release North America Nov 22, 2005