Flight Facilities feat. Grovesnor: With You

Combining a block-rocking beat, poignant love story, and a hardcore Astroboy Disco vibe—did I mention, it's anime—With You by Australian electronica duo Flight Facilities will have you grooving faster than you can say "Go! Go! Go!" » 5/16/12 7:00pm 5/16/12 7:00pm

Tokyo Is Serious About Manners In These Vintage Subway Posters

In Tokyo, subway etiquette is no joke—you can ask Superman, Optimus Prime, or Astro Boy. Just look at what could happen if you spit out your Kryptonite bubble gum onto the station platform. Tsk tsk. » 8/10/10 10:20pm 8/10/10 10:20pm

New Astro Boy Trailer Makes Me Want This New Astro Boy Toy

Check out this wicked Astro Boy figurine recently spotted at Hong Kong's Ani-Com show. I can't wait for the big-screen CG reboot of everyone's favorite Pinocchio-like android kid with arm canons. Speaking of which, new full-length trailer after the jump! » 8/12/09 1:15am 8/12/09 1:15am

Astro Boy Teaser Trailer Starts The Speed Racer Healing Process

Okay...not much to go on here but so far, so good. Astro Boy, the 60's era manga series about a crime-fighting, nuclear-powered, robot kid is set to hit theaters this fall. » 5/15/09 3:40pm 5/15/09 3:40pm

Astro Boy Mural Created From 138,000 Recycled Tokyo Metro Tickets



Japan loves Astro Boy even more than we love Mickey Mouse, so it's not too surprising that the little robot boy's visage is still everywhere, even though his show and manga series ended decades ago. The most recent Astro Boy art installation is a 10 by 7 foot mural that consists of 138,000 recycled Tokyo Metro » 6/14/08 3:00pm 6/14/08 3:00pm

Japan's Astro Boy Robot Redesigned As a Fat Ass

Astro Boy, the robot Mickey Mouse of Japan with a machine gun in his ass and laser on his fingertip, has received his first major graphic overhaul in years. And they made him fat! The formerly svelte, doe-eyed bot with 100,000 horsepower looks like a cross between a fish lips and a mini sumo wrestler. » 4/21/08 6:48pm 4/21/08 6:48pm

OKWAP A323 Astro Boy Phone: Chock With Astro Boy-ness

This limited edition Astro Boy cellphone has themed buttons, ringtones, wallpaper, emoticons, a charm, and a mini-mural of the android hero blasting off to save the day. We know almost nothing about the slider phone, except it has a 1.3 megapixel camera, and a feature to translate Chinese, the phone's native language,… » 8/21/06 3:01pm 8/21/06 3:01pm