Original 1963 "Astro Boy" Comes to DVD
The original 1963 Astro Boy series is coming to DVD. Astro Boy Ultra Collector’s Edition Set 1 will include the first 52 episodes of the original Astro Boy series, fully restored; part 1 of an interview with Astro Boy‘s English producer, Fred Ladd; the original Japanese Astro Boy episode 1, in Japanese with English subtitles; an original character art gallery; a merchandise gallery; a collector’s booklet featuring “The History of Astro Boy”; an Osamu Tezuka biography; and more. The 11-DVD set will be available on March 28, 2006, and will retail for $129.99 SRP. TVShowsOnDVD has the full press release as well as preliminary box art.