Cover image for Astro Boy
Title:
Astro Boy
Publication Information:
[Santa Monica, Calif.] : Summit Entertainment, [2010]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer.
Target Audience:
MPAA rating: PG; for some action and peril, and brief mild language.
Language:
English
Language Note:
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
General Note:
Based on the original comic strip series by Osamu Tezuka.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.

Special features: Two animated sequnces: Astro vs. the Junkyard Pirates, The RRF In: The New Recruit ; "Drawing a hero" featurette; "The real Metro City" featurette; "Inside the recording booth" featurette; Astro-boy image gallery; "Getting the Astro Boy look" featurette.

Title from container.
Abstract:
Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
Added Uniform Title:
Astro Boy (Motion picture : 2009)
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