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Beloved anime classic ‘Astroboy’ is getting an official reboot made by French and Monacan studios

Astroboy
  • “Astroboy,” a classic Japanese anime and manga series, will be rebooted by the creator of “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir,” Thomas Astruc.
  • The upcoming CGI-3D series will consist of 52 half-hour episodes, and will include themes that address modern day issues such as social media and the internet.
  • “Astroboy” was serialized between 1952 and 1968, and follows the story of a robot boy with human emotions who goes on many adventures while learning to live a normal life with a robotic family.

The director and creator of “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir,” Thomas Astruc, is rebooting the classic Japanese anime and manga series “Astroboy.”

“Astroboy,” one of the best-selling manga series of all time, ran between 1952 and 1968 along with an animated TV series that was released in 1963. Created and written by Tezuka Osamu, the manga series sold over 100 million copies worldwide, becoming a popular children’s icon and the best-known superhero of Tezuka’s works.