Astro Boy (1980)

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Astro Boy (1980)
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Premiere October 1, 1980 (Japan)
1985 (Canada)
Finale December 23, 1981 (Japan)
1986 (Canada)
Creator Osamu Tezuka
Network Nippon TV (Japan)
Syndication (Canada)
Style 30-minute sci-fi/adventure anime
Company Tezuka Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 52 (51 aired in Canada)
Origin Japan / Canada
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Astro Boy is the English-dubbed Canadian version of Mighty Atom, a Japanese sci-fi/adventure anime that aired on Nippon TV. It is a remake of the 1963–67 Japanese series of the same name.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Shimizu Mari Astro Boy
Steven Bednarski (Canada dub)  
Kachita Hisashi Dr. Ochanomizu / Professor Peabody
Brian Parry (Canada dub)  
Masako Sugaya Uran / Sarah
Becke Wilenski (Canada dub)  
Katsuji Mori Atlas
Paul Nelson (Canada dub)  
Kazuo Kumakura Higeoyaji / Max McNugget
Bob Gonzalez (Canada dub)  
Tamio Ōki Dr. Umataro Tenma / Professor Balfus
Del Lewis (Canada dub)  
Yūsaku Yara Chief Nakamura / Chief McLaw
Greg Zerkle (Canada dub)  
Ichirō Nagai Inspector Tawashi / Inspector Gumshoe
Paul Nelson (Canada dub)  


Season Premiere Finale #
Nippon TV
Season One October 1, 1980 December 23, 1981 52


DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Collection November 22, 2005 8


External Sites