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Posted 16 April 2017 - 10:00 PM

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Japanese: アトム ザ・ビギニング
Airing date: 15/4/2017 (TV series 12 episodes)
Genres: Action, Mecha, Sci-Fi, Seinen
Original creators: Makoto Tezuka and Masami Yuki
Original character designer: Tetsuro Kasahara
Directors: Katsuyuki Motohiro (chief) and Tatsuo Satō[/b]
Written by: Jun'ichi Fujisaku
Music by: Noriyuki Asakura
Character designer: Takahiro Yoshimatsu
Chief animation director: Hideki Itō
3D director: Takaaki Sugano
Sound director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
Director of photography: Teppei Satō
Mechanical design by: Shinichi Miyazaki, Shinobu Tsuneki and Yoshihiro Ishimoto
Prop design by: Asuna Imahashi, Mebachi and Taiyō Yoshida
Background art by: Hiroshi Katō
Color key by: Miho Tanaka
Monitor graphics by: Takashi Aoki
Special effects by: Masahiro Murakami
Editing by: Yuki Honda
Studio: Production I.G, OLM Inc. and Signal.MD
Network: NHK
Opening theme: "Kaidoku Funō (解読不能 / Indecipherable)" by After the Rain
Ending theme: "Hikari no Hajimari (光のはじまり / The Beginning of the Light)" by Yoshino Nanjō
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Main cast: Umatarō Tenma (天馬午太郎) voiced by Yūichi Nakamura
Hiroshi Ochanomizu (お茶の水博士) voiced by Takuma Terashima
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A106 voiced by Satsuki Yukino
Supporting cast: Moriya Tsutsumi (堤茂理也) voiced by Takahiro Sakurai
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Motoko Tsutsumi (堤茂斗子) voiced by Mikako Komatsu
Ran Ochanomizu (お茶の水蘭) voiced by Ayane Sakura
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Shunsaku Ban (伴健作) voiced by Nobuo Tobita
Kensaku Ban (伴俊作) voiced by Kengo Kawanishi
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Dr. Lolo (Dr.ロロ) voiced by Mitsuki Saiga
Maria (マリア) voiced by Yoshino Nanjō
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Synopsis: Japan in the near future suffers an unexplained major disaster. Five years later, reconstruction is well underway. Two young researchers at a university are pinning all their hopes on robot development. Now their new interpretation of the eternal hero Astro Boy up until his birth is just about to start!

Atom: The Beginning...? a prequel to AstroBoy... I recently saw about 15 minutes of a recent film by that name on tv... kid's thing, though there was an undercurrent of rather 'adult' situations.. not that it was really dealt with, but mostly used as a backdrop for further actions to make the 'boy' fight the other robots... reminded me of Pinocchio.... which also could be made rather 'dark', depending upon the targeted audience. I was wondering what audience this 'seinen' project is really targeting.

for me it starts ok but, i would prefer the dark reboot Pluto animated instead -_-
December Xmas theme: Net'juu no Susume - a: Lily, s: Moriko
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2. Net-juu no Susume - 10/10 (airing) A
3. Kujira no Kora wa Sajou ni Utau - 9/10 (airing) B+
4. Mahou Tsukai no Yome - 9/10 (airing) B-
5. Himouto! Umaru-chan R - 9/10 (airing) A
6. UQ Holder!: Mahou Sensei Negima! 2 - 8/10 (airing) B+
7. Dragon Ball Super - 8/10 (airing) A+
8. Shoukoku no Altair - 8/10 (airing) B+
9. Imouto sae Ireba Ii. - 7/10 (airing) B
10. Shokugeki no Souma: San no Sara - 7/10 (airing) B
11. Blend S - 7/10 (airing) A+
12. Ballroom e Youkoso - 7/10 (airing) B
13. Sangatsu no Lion 2nd series - 6/10 (airing) C-
14. Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World S2 - 6/10 (airing) B-
15. Fate/Apocrypha - 6/10 (week break) C-
16. Love Live! Sunshine!! S2 - 5/10 (airing) A-
17. The Reflection: Wave One - 5/10 (ongoing?) A+
18. Ansatsu Kyōshitsu 365 nichi no Jikan - 5/10 (recap film) B-
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20. The [email protected]: Side M - 4/10 (airing) A

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