Posts Tagged ‘Astro Boy’


Aug25

Tezuka’s characters come together in card game

2016 at 04:23 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Animation Studio Tezuka Productions has announced a partnership with gaming company Active Gaming Media to bring Tezuka’s iconic characters to life in the form of the interactive card game, “Astro Boy: Edge of Time!” The game will feature a number of Tezuka’s characters, including Astro Boy, Black Jack, Phoenix, Magma, Epsilon, and many more in a cyberpunk future city setting.

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The game itself will feature updated artwork of Tezuka’s characters from a number of talented artists, like Suda51, Hiroya Oku, Satoshi Yoshioka, Hiroaki, Hiroshi Matsuyama, and more! The game will feature both an expansive single-player story surrounding Tezuka’s characters, as well as an online multiplayer lobby where people from all over the world can compete in card battles. A demo for the game is already available on the game’s Kickstarter page, and the full release is currently scheduled for March 2017.

Mar24

Astro Boy reboot teaser

2015 at 12:48 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Tezuka Productions has finally revealed our first look at the brand new “Astro Boy” reboot! The new series was originally announced in June 2014, and is a collaboration between Tezuka Productions, which was founded in 1968 to bring Tezuka’s beloved characters to life in animation, along with France’s Caribara Animation and Monaco’s Shibuya Productions. The new series will air for 26 episodes, and uses a combination of 2D animation and CG graphics to retell the story of Astro in a new light. No release date has yet been announced for the new series, but the teaser gives Astro Boy fans worldwide something to enjoy in the meantime. Check it out below!