In the year 2030, a brilliant robotics engineer named Dr. Boynton loses his son Toby in a tragic car accident. Distraught over his death, the dedicated, but heart-broken scientist uses his technical experise to construct an android in the boy's image. But all was not as he'd hoped, for the scientist soon realised the robot, Astro Boy, could never grow into a human capable of filling the void in his heart.
Abandoned to by Dr Boynton, Astro Boy was then rescued by Dr Elefun. Under his guidance, Astroboy embarks on adventures, fighting anything that threatens mankind.
This set includes the entire 51-episode series across 10 DVDs, plus an exclusive bonus DVD which includes the following special features:
Original Japanese episodes with English subtitles:
Original 1960s Episode Sample:Alternative angle opening storyboard sequence
Original Character Art Gallery
Textless opening & closing sequences, featuring song subtitles & original Japanese songs
Original Manga Cover Artwork Gallery
Japanese Vs. English Episode Comparisons (deleted Scenes) featuring exclusive footage from the original Japanese episodes with English subtitles
An exclusive 24 page booklet!
- #1 The Birth Of Astroboy
- #2 Astroboy Vs. Atlas