Astroboy (1963–1966)

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Billie Lou Watt ...
 Astroboy (1 episode, 1963)
Ray Owens ...
 Dr. Boytonn / ... (1 episode, 1963)
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 Caccitore (1 episode, 1963)
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Trivia

The first animated television series to be shown overseas from its originating country. See more »

Goofs

In the first episode, it's the year 2000 when Dr. Tenma/Boynton starts building Astroboy. One year passes as Dr. Tenma builds Astroboy, and several years pass as Astroboy is supposed to be growing up. However, later episodes in the series say it's still the year 2000. See more »

Quotes

Astrogirl: I've got 50,000 horsepower just rearin to go!
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Referenced in Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo (2006) See more »

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Astro Boy
by Takuo Takai and Donald Rockwell
Spectacular Music, Incorporated, Admnistered by EMI
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Poor quality compared to other 60's cartoons...
4 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While there are no major flaws with this series plot-wise, but when compared to other cartoons from the same time period (I.E. Looney Tunes, Hanna Barbara) the animation quality is lax. Somewhat like modern Japanese cartoons, there is very little in the way of organic movements of the characters.

Instead, characters will be drawn holding a pose with only their mouths or eyes moving, or movement scenes may be looped. It's a good period study of Japanese film, but so far as animations go, not particularly good. If you're looking for a good quality 60's cartoon, doesn't compare to American cartoons.


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