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Posted 16 April 2017 - 10:00 PM

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Title: ASTRO BOY THE BEGINNING
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 -_-
September theme: New Game! -a: Hifumi, sg: program errors
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1. Knight's & Magic - 10/10 (airing) B-
2. Sakura Quest - 10/10 (airing) A+
3. New Game!! - 9/10 (airing) A+
4. Fate/Apocrypha - 9/10 (airing) C-
5. Gamers! Amano Keita to Seishun Continue - 8/10 (airing) A
6. Re:Creators - 8/10 (airing) B+
7. Isekai Shokudou - 8/10 (airing) A+
8. Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni. - 7/10 (airing) B-
9. Boku no Hero Academia 2nd season - 7/10 (week break) B
10. Ballroom e Youkoso - 6/10 (airing) B
11. Shingeki no Bahamut: Virgin Soul - 6/10 (airing) B
12. Dragon Ball Super - 6/10 (week break) B-
13. Shoukoku no Altair - 5/10 (airing) B+
14. The Reflection: Wave One - 5/10 (airing) B-
15. Kyoukai no Rinne 3rd Series - 4/10 (airing) A
* Guilty pleasure: Marvel Future Avengers - 4/10 (airing) A-




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