Based on the extensive work of beloved manga creator Osamu Tezuka, Astro Boy: Edge of Time is a digital collectible card game that sees classic characters reimagined for the modern age.
We take it for granted. Each season, anime studios churn out new episodes on a regular basis. But at one time, a weekly TV anime was seen as an impossibility in Japan. Osamu Tezuka changed that forever.
Never mind that there was already an Astro Boy reboot in 2009. Or that the previous reboot was not so good. They're giving it another shot, calling it, wait for it, Astro Boy Reboot. It looks very green.
Tetsujin 28-go is a Japanese manga and anime about a boy who controls a giant robot. You might know it as Gigantor. It was also released in South Korea, where the gentleman who owns this restaurant fell in love with the cartoon. Bless him.
When you think of Japanese pop culture today, schoolgirls with big eyes probably come to mind. It wasn't always that way.
The Wii version of the next Astro Boy game showed up in New York a couple of weeks ago. As of July, we can cover it. Click the thumbnails. Look at the screens. Read my notes. All at once.
Fathers are easy to find in video games. When they're not antagonizing their offspring or killed off in the first level, they often serve as our main characters' major motivation.