Illustration for article titled Atom the beginning Anime will premier in Spring 2017

Also a promotional video was uploaded.

Tezuka Productions has opened the website of the anime adaptation of “Atom the Beginning” the story is a prequel of Astro Boy.

Anime News Network describes the story as follows:

“In Japan after a great calamity, there were two geniuses who dream of the future. One was Umatarō Tenma. The other was Hiroshi Ochanomizu.

The two labored day and night in robot research — Tenma to create a “god,” and Ochanomizu to create a “friend.” Thus a robot, A106, was born from their collaborative friendship. Would A106 really become a god, or a friend? The young brilliant duo glimpsed the impending future…”


Tatsuo Sato (Martian Succesor Nadesico) is the director; the anime will be animatd at OLM, Production I.G, Signal.MD; the Chief director is Katsuyuki Motohiro (Psycho Pass).

Via: Anime News Network


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