(based on the cartoons by)
(TV Series) (characters) / (screenplay)
(TV Series) (based on the ideas of)
(TV Series) (framework - 1 episode, 1963) (original story - 1 episode, 1963) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1963)
(comic "Boku no Son Gokû") / (screen story)
"Ode to Kirihito"
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Often writes comics about rebirth. Astro Boy was a robot rebirth of his creator's son. The entire "Hi no tori" (Firebird) series is about rebirth. Character Pinoko in his comic "Black Jack" is a rebirth of body-less embryo taken out of his sister's body.
Wore thick glasses and often sported a black beret