the year 2000, robot technology has advanced to an astounding level.
Robot workers are common, and can be
found performing duties in virtually every occupation around the world,
from factory workers, to fireman and even
Boyton is the Head for the Ministry of Science. A brilliant professor
who is dedicated to his work.
For months, Doctor Boyton has been trying to create a new type of
robot; A robot with a soul, a robot capable of
human emotions. After many failed attempts, his son, Toby, suggests
that his father creats a "boy robot". Inspired
by his son's idea, Doctor Boyton relaunches his research with new found
Doctor Boyton's obsession with his research causes him to miss alot of
time with Toby. After
breaking too many fatherly promises, Toby runs away from home and is
tragically killed in a car accident. Doctor
Boyton, driven mad by his grief, goes on to secretly complete his robot
with a soul in the likeness of his son.
robot, is AstroBoy. A thinking, caring robot with a heart and soul.
with his newly built parents "Mum" and "Dad" his sister Uran and his
dog Jump, AstroBoy lives his life as
normal and happily as he can. He goes to school and has made many
friends along the way. However having the abilities
that he does, it is sometimes hard to stay out of trouble. Especially
after he finds out that he has a brother by the name of Atlas, who has
a hatred for humans and the way they treat the robots of the world.
Using this hatred, Atlas tries
to eliminate the human race.
along with Doctor Elefun, are sometimes asked to lend a hand to help
where they can. This can lead them into catastrophe and peril. Although
with a lot of effort and a bit of luck, they manage to make it through
in the end. Most of the time.