Astro Boy

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Astro Boy (or Mighty Atom in the original Japanese, i.e. 鉄腕アトム Tetsuwan Atomu) is a manga character. His creator, the artist Osamu Tezuka (手塚 治虫 Tezuka Osamu) became known as the 'God of Manga' for giving the world this robot-child in 1952.[1]


  • Schodt FL (2007) The Astro Boy Essays: Osamu Tezuka, Mighty Atom, and the Manga/Anime Revolution. Berkeley, CA: Stone Bridge Press. ISBN 1933330546.


  1. Schodt (2007).