The first japanese episode. For unexplained reasons, the first two episodes of the Japanese series were edited into one for English language broadcast. Most material omitted related to the birth of Atlas, Astro's brother-nemesis. This made for a confusing situation for English-speaking viewers, as some of these events were alluded to in later episodes.
The second Japanese episode relating the birth of Atlas, Astro's brother-nemesis. The first two episodes of the Japanese series were edited into one for English language broadcast.
The following episode is a special preview of the original 1960s Astroboy series.
In the original episode, title screens are featured throughout the race. Play this clip to view the translations. (no sound)
This deleted scene features Daddy Walrus getting quite angry at Astro for losing Uran.
The Japanese closing credits for this episode features an alternative sequence recounting the arrival of Uran and also uses her theme for the closing song, "Uran's Theme".
When Robio takes a spear through his arm, the original scene was slightly longer than its english language counterpart.
The locals don't appreciate being lied to! And they take too kindly to robots who 'cry wolf'.
This cute song and dance duet, by Uran and her new identical twin, did not make the cut of the final English language version.
Another alternative ending credits sequence was created for this episode featuring Uran in a variety of different outfits!
Many cuts were made throughout this episode. Most of them feature characters getting hit with powerful energy blasts!
The original version of this episode features some extended shots of a headless Astro and one very embarrassed turtle!
Astro gets to kick some extra butt with his new and improved limbs!
During the visit to the factory, Blackie Young and his cronies manage to fire off a few extras shots in the original version.
Another song by Uran which didn't make the English version. This time it occurs during Uran's search for the robot god and features a parody segment on different cultural beliefs.
The original introduction of this episde features the 'God of Comics' himself, informing us of a little known fact about our robot hero, which will answer all your questions about Astroboy and why he is always wearing those red boots!
The "Birth of Astro Boy" is the start of electrifying entertainment for many future episodes. Before young Toby dies after a car accident he tells his father to build a robot just like him and to love him. Astro Boy is born and struggles to get used to his powers. He can fly and has strengths which get him in trouble with his father and those around him.
Dr. Boynton and Toby depart on an ocean liner for America. Not knowing his own strength, Toby causes a huge mess during dinner. Angrily, Dr Boynton rejects Toby on the spot, declaring that he's just a robot and that he has no son. Meanwhile, Skunk attempts to teach Atlas his criminal ways and eventually takes Atlas on a mission to steel gold from the same boat that Dr Boynton and Toby are on...
After Astro Boy thinks he's disowned by his father he puts his trust into an owner of a circus who wants to exploit Astro Boy's robotic abilities.
Astro Boy goes to school to try to fit in as a normal being, but he meets with the opposition of his classmates who want robots out of the school. Astro Boy shows his superior powers and kicks butt in this full-color episode.
Astro Boy has a strange feeling before bad things happen. His robot parents are taken and he's out to rescue his parents. He takes on his nemesis Atlas who is bent on taking revenge on humanity.
Astro Boy saves the day again in this action-packed full-color story. Astro flies to the protection of another robot, an escapee from the evil Robot Land. But the other denizens of Robot Land aren't going to let this happen without a fight.
A "Frankenstein" robot-monster is created at the Ministry of Science, and the monster unwittingly becomes a thief.
Thirteen Thirteenth Street is a spooky old haunted house that is the setting for Astro Boy's exciting adventure. Dr. Leopold and his cat are the only ones who live there. When five boys disappear there, Daddy Walrus and Astro go to find them. They're all right, but as soon as they are freed, all the animals start running wild. Are they rebelling for being kept in cages?
Astro investigates a drought, only to run into his arch-nemesis, Atlas!
Astro helps his friend Konrad in a rocket-car race, even as Skunk runs interference.
Guravia has just elected a robot President, Rag, but he needs Astro's help to take the post.
Astro and Skunk race to find the head of a Mars development robot, Damdam.
A special Christmas eve contest looks to elect the best Robot of the year, with Skunk as the figurative Grinch.
Dr. Elefun has a special surprise for Astro - a sister named Uran, who can't seem to stay out of trouble.
Robio of the Globes and Robiet of the Chariots fall in love, against the wishes of their families and its up to Astro to prevent a tragic finale.
Astro leads a mission to Mars but learns of a secret Alien plot to control Mars, and eventually Earth.
Astro and his friend Gen try to prevent Skunk from hijacking a cargo ship, the Carolina 3.
A field trip by Daddy Walrus goes bad when Atlas kidnaps the whole class to make Astro work with him.
Astro suddenly becomes a public enemy when balloons that look like him, and carrying bombs, appear over the city.
Astro meets Pook, a shape-shifter who has unwittingly helped a gang of thieves.
The maiden voyage of the Titan meets with disaster, in the form of a hail of meteorites.
The story of True, the robot who cried 'earthquake.'
A ski trip is cut short by an invading alien force.
Pruto is out to prove that he is more powerful than Astro.
Pruto continues on his rampage and only Astro can stop him.
The Vikings terrorize the city and Astro must go undercover to find them.
Astro travels through time to save a 15th century Prince.
Uran yearns to meet the movie-star Tom Stanton and finds that the real star is his stunt double, Sam.
Astro helps Livian as she brings news of the melting polar icebergs.
Uran gets a twin as she is unable to live up to the expectations of her parents.
An old D51 steam engine must weather the storm to save Astro and his classmates.
Astro travels back in time and Julius Caesar entrusts him with Cleopatra's royal staff.
An out of control subway train is Astro's newest ploy to draw Astro out.
A real elephant and cub wander into a robot safari and its up to Astro to save them from Zohra.
Astro and Uran visit Bee Island and uncover a new mystery.
Astro and friends try to save the Golden Coral Forest and run into a hunter and a monster.
Astro goes in search of the writer of many messages in bottles.
The most powerful weapon on Earth becomes the target of some of Astro's foes.
One of Dr. Elefun's old inventions is in the wrong hands and Astro and Shalock Holmespan must find it.
Dr. Elefun reassembles a dismembered robot which leads to a new quest.
A powerful new invader from space threatens the Earth and its up to Astro and Dr. Elefun to save the day.
Three obsolete robots fight for a new purpose, with the help of Astro.
Atlas attacks space stations near Saturn and Jupiter, prompting an all-out attack by Earth's forces.
Snow in the summer is a portent of a new alien threat.
Uran goes on the ultimate quest - for God!
Astro goes in search of space pirates.
Astro is powerless for a day, just as a hijacker takes over a luxury airship.
Daddy Walrus takes the class to see a mysterious face in a rock, and the legend behind it.
Uran and Astro both want to get rid of an unwanted robot.
Astro travels to the land of the Vikings with Dr. Elefun.
Astro explores a Mayan pyramid and finds a new mystery.
Astro falls for Nikki (Nuka), his partner as they search for some stolen plans.
The lost episode (between episodes 1 & 2) For unexplained reasons, the first two episodes of the Japanese series were edited into one for English language broadcast. Most material omitted related to the birth of Atlas, Astro's brother-nemesis. This made for a confusing situation for English-speaking viewers, as some of these events were alluded to in later episodes.