ASTRO BOY THE COMPLETE 1960S SERIES BLU RAY!!

ASTRO BOY THE COMPLETE 1960S SERIES BLU RAY!!

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Astro Boy (Japanese: 鉄腕アトム, Hepburn: Tetsuwan Atomu, "Mighty Atom", lit. "Iron Arm Atom")is aJapanesetelevision series that premiered onFuji TVonNew Year's Day, 1963 (a Tuesday), and is the first popular animatedJapanese televisionseries that embodied the aesthetic that later became familiar worldwide asanime.[2]It originatedas a manga of the same namein 1952 byOsamu Tezuka, revered in Japan as the "God of Manga."[3]It lasted for four seasons, with a total of 193 episodes, the final episode presented on a Saturday,New Year's Eve1966.

At its height it was watched by 40% of the Japanese population who had access to a TV.[4]In 1964, there was a feature-length animated movie calledMighty Atom, the Brave in Space (鉄腕アトム 宇宙の勇者, Tetsuwan Atomu: Uchū no yūsha)released in Japan. It consisted of three of the cartoon episodes;The Robot Spaceship,Last Day on EarthandEarth Defense Squadron. The latter two were filmed in color.

After enjoying success both inJapanand abroad as the first anime to be broadcast overseas,Astro Boywas remade in the 1980s under the nameNew Mighty Atomand again in 2003 asAstro Boy: Mighty Atom.

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