The Sultan holds Dr. Elefun hostage, as a bargaining chip to make Astro fight Bruton. She is the only person to show compassion to Atlas and, in turn, he never harms her. By design, both Astro and Atlas were created from the same blueprints, and so they are considered to be brothers. When Astro catches up to Bruton, the robot wrestler Brondo appears, looking to avenge the death of his friend, Molnar. Originally intended to be kept a secret, the Pinocchio-like character becomes a publicly renowned superhero -- complete with devices like laser-firing fingers, uncanny hearing, and ... See full summary ». The police inspector calls Astro the next morning and demands he stay in his home. Over the course of the series, Atlas gained a floating crystal castle. Upset by his father's neglect, Tobio drives an aerocar home but crashes into an oncoming truck, dying in the process. The Birth of Astro Boy; 2. He is voiced by Seizō Katō and Jay Rath (American version). Tobio recovers and saves everyone in the vicinity. The next morning, Astro discovers the footprints from the robot gang in the yard, and Astro's father tells them that the papers reported on the incident, calling the gang "Robot Vikings". Dr. Elefun, Astro, and a team of scientists head off to investigate the crash. Robot Land; 7. The luxury spaceliner Titan is struck by an asteroid. In his search to obtain his goal, Dr. Tenma neglected Tobio, forgetting his promise to take his son to the amusement park. One night, a shady criminal, Skunk Kusai, visits his home and offers Dr. Boynton a new circuit known as the Omega Factor, which would allow robots to become far more human-like, to the point of defying all Laws of Robotics. Later, Astro phones Uran but is scolded instead by his father, who tells him that Uran is at the vet watching over Jump; she felt remorse for her previous treatment of Jump and does not want to see him die. Astro Boy visits a robot inhabited island where gangsters attempt loot uranium resources by enlisting the help of a robot who can transform into any shape. In November 2007, he was named Japan's envoy for overseas safety. Midori/Mindy – One of Astro's classmates. Later, in the hospital, Boynton tells Toby that he is very proud of him, but since he was no longer a secret, the two would have to leave the country for a while. Astro and Elefun mourn the loss of Bruton, as well as Mont Blanc, Molnar, Brondo, Zeron, Hercules, and Photar, and hope that a future will come where all of man, and all of robots, can live together in peace. Back from the Dead: His Replacement Goldfish status aside, he pulls this off twice, the first he's rebooted after Tenma had a change of heart, the second when Zog revives him after dying in the Peacekeeper. But one day a horrible malfunction happened, which caused Tobio to … It must have 1 million horsepower, plus various powers in order for it to become the "Strongest Robot in the World". Hamegg then shuts him in his suitcase. They find the invader's base, and Atlas warns Astro not to join, and tells him that they are truly brothers after all. He often acts as a surrogate father for Astro Boy, providing him with advice and information. However, some time later Toby becomes paralyzed, his eyes blinking red, and disappears from Boynton's home. Skunk was assigned to teach Atlas, but, after becoming frustrated with him, the majority of the teaching was done by Livian. Saving Our Classmate; 5. When Boynton's associate, Professor Elefun, comes to fetch him but the ringmaster refuses to surrender him, Kathy does the best she can to save the boy robot. Just then, a neighbor comes to the house, bringing a badly injured Jump with her, frightening Uran and Astro. Nippon TV. A red cat becomes the only clue to the mystery of disappearing children whose parents are involved in the development of the city's last natural and undeveloped area. he offers to return it to Skunk if he will destroy Astro. This indicates that everything that was cut out to make the first two episodes into one still happened despite not being shown. "Astro vs. Atlas 3: Crystal of the Desert" / "The Crystal Of The Desert". Bora. Elefun has it removed for safety, but it is stolen. 2030 AD. Astro Boy (1980) It is the year 2030. Pre-owned: lowest price. 37/ September 13, 1986/ Issue # 1746 (Philadelphia Edition) Pages A-22, A-86, A-114, A-137, A-159, A-180 Triangle Publications, Inc. (1986), "List of Astro Boy (1980 TV series) episodes", Learn how and when to remove this template message, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Astro_Boy_(1980_TV_series)_episodes&oldid=981575083, Articles needing additional references from May 2020, All articles needing additional references, Articles containing Japanese-language text, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Astro is heartbroken by his brother's sacrifice. Toby is enslaved by a robot circus owner and is forced into manual labor, but befriends a young circus worker named Kathy. Astro begins throwing boulders into the volcanic vent to contain the power and begs Bruton for assistance. Uran idolizes Astro and loves tagging along with his adventures, and she is often interested in mysteries. He asks Astro to take Elefun home, then goes off to battle Hercules, a powerful Greek Spartan robot. Jump recovers from his injuries and returns home to Astro and Uran, who now appreciate his presence more than ever. Tenma then creates a 100,000-horsepower (75,000 kW) robot capable of flight, equipped with lasers and machine guns. After enjoying success abroad, Astro Boy was remade in the 1980s as New Mighty Atom, known as Astroboy in other countries, and again in 2003. Setting off explosives, he creates a large flow of icebergs, but Toby manages to destroy the icebergs by breaking them up, saving the ship. "Ivan the Fool" / "The Wreck Of The Titan". The 1980 Astro Boy series is a color remake of the 1960s anime black-and-white series of the same name; both series are adapted from the manga series of the same name by Osamu Tezuka. Astro berates him for using the Omega Factor so blindly, but Atlas brushes it off, wishing to repay Astro for his help. Rock appears in the 1980 Astro Boy series as a detective from the future, who travels through time to talk to Astro and Dr. Black Jack. In a show of mercy, Atlas leaves Toby on the ship's deck, where he hears Boynton, who feels remorse for what he has done, calling out in desperation for him. In a last ditch effort, the leader tries spraying Astro with an adhesive, but Astro manages to drag the entire gang across town and electrocute them, but the gang escapes. Recovering in the hospital, Tenma realizes the public will discover that Tobio exists, and decides to take Tobio on an ocean cruise to America. ", but Livian shows Atlas the battle between Keeley's squadron and the invaders. That night, the robot gang attacks Astro's house, grabbing Jump and throwing him into a high rise building. Goliath leaves and goes looking for his head, removing and trying on several other robot's heads. In the English dub, Atlas' background story was cut out, then episodes 1 and 2 were merged together. A sharp advocate for Robotic rights, he is one of Astro's strongest supporters, and frequently engages in vitriolic arguments with the formidable Inspector Gumshoe. Disguising himself as a dog, Astro sneaks out to search for the Robot Vikings. At the impact site, Astro uncovers a large metallic meteor-like object that turns out to be a mass of metal parts. Dr. Tenma created Astro to replace his son Tobio ('Astor' in the 1960s English dub; 'Toby' in the 1980s English dub and the 2009 film), who was killed in a self-driving t…  He is designed to look exactly like Tobio, the son of his creator. Dr. Tenma zealously worked on creating a robot that would be able to act and behave like a real human. Alien invaders arrive in the Sol system and begin destroying space stations orbiting several of the planets. "The Vehicle, White Planet" / "The White Planet". Astro has a strong sense of morality and is always gentle and kind towards others. Astro encounters Atlas, who is grateful that he saved Livian, and explains that the Robot Vikings were once his soldiers, but were given the Omega Factor, causing them to rebel. The new Atlas believed robots were superior to human beings and repeatedly asked Astro to join him in taking over the world. Skunk kidnaps and corrupts a robot capable of invisibility. The original Japanese version of the series ran for 52 color episodes while the English dubs (American and Canadian) ran for 51 episodes as the first two were combined into one omitting the entirety of the backstory of themain antagonist Atlas. 44 episodes. / "The Hijacked Airship", "Boulder of a Human-Face" / "The Human-Faced Rock", "The Devil's Place in Ordin" / "The World Of Odin". Only Livian, Walpurgis' robot maid, showed him any kind of compassion or kindness; he reciprocates in turn, considering her his only true friend. The robotic crime wave leads to the deactivation of almost all robots in the city and briefly, even Astroboy. Meanwhile, the WDF calls an emergency meeting to strategize a plan on stopping the invaders, who are heading straight for Earth. "The Magical Ice Leopard" / "The Snow Leopard". Dr. Ochanomizu is a robot rights advocate and creates the "Robot Bill of Rights", which allows robots to be of equal status of humans. Astro discovers the wreck of a Russian spacecraft from 1990 whose female pilot survived for thirty years, building a robot, Ivan and discovering several large diamonds. He is unsure of his destiny in the beginning, but he gains confidence as the story unfolds. Astro Boy shows his superior powers and kicks butt in this full-color episode. At the circus, Tobio is renamed "Mighty Atom/Astro Boy" and is cruelly treated by Hamegg, but taught and cared for by a performer named Kathy, who shows him kindness and compassion. In the Canadian version, most of the characters had different names from their American counterparts. He dies in his father's arms after speaking his last words. There, he requests Garon terraform the island to resemble the planet of his origin. "Astro vs. Atlas 5: The Violent Gang Gadem" / "The Robot Vikings". However, Skunk obtains the blueprints, duplicates them, and takes them to the evil Count Walpurgis, who aspires to put the Omega Factor into a super robot and use it for world domination. Astro's brother and archenemy, he was created by Walpurgis and Skunk who copied Astro's original design plans. However, one of the scientists, Dr. Adams, later uncovers Garon and secretly smuggles him to a remote island in the South Pacific. However, he neglects his promise to spend time with Toby at an amusement park, hurting Toby's feelings. Throughout the series, Mr. Pompous/Daddy Walrus is portrayed as a judo expert, an efficient private eye, and a keen flower arranger. Astro Boy and Dr. Elefun are led to a animatronic fairytale theme park when a escaped swan/princess crash lands in their yard and tells them of their abusive indentured plight. Astro rushes to find Atlas to warn him about Keeley, but Atlas refuses to run; Keeley finds Atlas and shoots him with the laser, despite Astro's begging him not to. An American computer-animated film based on the original manga series by Tezuka was released on October 23, 2009. During the dinner, the guests realize that Toby is a robot, and even though he means no harm, manages to ruin the dinner by tipping the table over, causing a huge mess. "The Girl from Alsore" / "The Girl From Alsoar". Bruton manages to easily destroy Mont Blanc by catching him off guard. Uran loves art and nature. A time traveling detective arrives from the future, searching for Astro and the infamous surgeon, "The Great Adventure of Little Robot Sam" / "The Robot Stuntman", "Astro vs. Atlas 6: The King of the Ice" / "The Great Meltdown", This episode has an Easter egg referencing the original, "Dash in a Storm!" Atlas returns to the lab and uses Walpurgis' equipment to begin rebuilding his body. Boynton angrily throws him out of his home. There are two different English-language dubs. This page was last edited on 14 December 2020, at 03:17. Dr. Tenma continues to work on the boy robot. Many times, she was the star of a few episodes, all of which had a special ending theme with pictures of Uran in costumes. Astro explains that Jump isn't the same as a robot, and Uran becomes upset and keeps Jump out of the house. (Note that this episodes title does not make sense in the context of the English dub as Atlas had not made an appearance in the series yet due to the combining of episodes 1 and 2. As Toby considers what Boynton said to him, he is approached by a shady circus owner, Hamegg, who asks if he would like to join the circus now that he had been disowned by Boynton. Bruton asks Astro to give his regards to Uran, and sacrifices himself to attempt to destroy Bora. As such, the stories are much simpler, usually short morality tales aimed at a much younger audience than most Astro Boy stories. Astro has a flashback of all of their previous encounters, and he begs Atlas to make the right choice. Astro Boy is a science fiction series set in a futuristic world where robots co-exist with humans. That night, a thunderstorm erupts, and Garon is brought to life by a stray bolt of lightning, frightening the scientists. So fancy! Inspired by his son, Tenma sets off to the Ministry of Science to work, forgetting his promise to take Tobio to an amusement park. Realizing that he can't win by brute force alone, he tricks Garon into also altering the gravity of the island to match that of his planet for at least one minute. Livian once leaves his crystal castle to warn Astro about Atlas's plans, and later tells Astro that he and Atlas are brothers. While exploring the desertification of a forest, Astro Boy confronts Atlas for being cause but more so his crystal spaceship. Madman's set contains more deleted scenes, as well as the first two episodes, unedited (in Japanese with English subtitles). Astroboy. Atlas and Walpurgis' robot maid, Livian, discuss his purpose, with Atlas uncertain of what lies ahead for him. He dealt with Skunk and then Walpurgis, whom he killed off for good after his creator blackmailed him to use a powerful destructive cannon by planting a bomb in Livian's body as a fail-safe. This is the version that was later released on DVD in both Australia and the United States. 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