A Pinocchio-like figure becomes a publicly renowned superhero complete with laser-firing fingers, uncanny hearing, and jet-powered boots.
S01:E01 - The Birth of Astro Boy
It's the year 2030 in Tokyo. Dr. Boynton loses his beloved son Toby in a traffic accident. Out of grief, he tries to make a super robot with a heart, which looks just like his son. Jiss orders a spy to copy the blueprint and makes a duplicate robot, Atlas, which has the omega factor. Dr. Boynton ignores the prime minister's disposal order and completes robot Toby.
S01:E02 - The Robot Circus
Toby is deceived by his master into joining an American robot circus. Dr. Elephant, soon to be appointed as the new Minister of Science, sees Toby fail in his job as a stagehand, but save the circus from chaos. Cathy, a member of the circus, tricks the master into letting Toby go. Dr. Elephant brings Toby back to Japan with him and names him Astro Boy.
S01:E03 - Save the Classmate
Astro has returned to Japan with Dr. Elephant, the new Minister of Science. The Declaration of the Rights of Robots is proclaimed. Astro attends elementary school and becomes the first robot student. When his classmates sneak into an amusement park, and an unfinished rocket coaster goes out of control, Astro must save them before it explodes!
S01:E04 - Astro's First Love
The design of Astro's prototype equipped with a neutron bomb is stolen. With a help of a robot named Niki, Astro sneaks into the underground fortress in the Republic of Grotta to recapture the design.
S01:E05 - Save the Carolina 3
Astro's friend Gene hates his father's job of managing an air traffic control satellite by himself. Skunk and his gang abduct Gene, force their way onto the satellite, and compel Gene's father to cooperate with their hijack of a prasium cargo ship. Astro must save Gene, and stop the cargo ship from crashing into the Earth!
S01:E06 - The Baby Elephant Pook
A mother elephant and her baby wander into a safari park of robot animals in Africa, and the mother is shot dead by a hunter. Astro rescues and protects the baby elephant, named Pook. Dr. Huntley, who made the park, asks Dr. Elephant to remodel Zora, a murderous robot elephant, but soon enough Astro must save everyone from Zora, and find a new home for Pook.
S01:E07 - Astro Fights Aliens
Astro is appointed leader of the second Mars resources investigative team, but sub-leader Lieutenant Blackstone is hostile to Astro. Lieutenant Nelson of the first investigative team has been left on Mars and it's up to Astro and his team to save him.
S01:E08 - The White Planet
Skunk's gang plots to win a round-the-world race around the equator, but destroys the White Planet, reigning champion Konrad's vehicle. Dr. Elephant tries to use Astro's electronic brain to repair the White Planet. Astro foils the gang's further attempts to destroy the White Planet, as it races to win first prize!
S01:E09 - The Transformation Robot
Astro visits the underground uranium quarry on Cross Island with Dr. Elephant and meets Buck, an incomplete robot. Professor Terapin, Buck's creator, breaks out of prison with Mandrake's gang, sneaks onto the island and makes Buck into a transformation robot, but Terapin's gang have other, darker plans for Buck.
S01:E10 - Atlas Lives Again
A plane with Dr. Elephant and Astro on board is caught in a magnetic storm, but Astro saves the plane from crashing. Atlas, who has remodeled himself into the form of a young man, rescues Skunk, who is wanted by the police. Atlas snatches Astro's parents and tries to convince Astro to join him in world domination.
S01:E11 - The Crystal of the Desert
Astro is saved by a mouse robot called Pecos Pete and encounters Atlas and Livian in a huge crystal that has emerged from a hole in the desert. Astro finds out the crystal is the reason the area has turned to desert. Escaping from the crystal, Astro fights Atlas in space.
S01:E12 - Frankenstein
Frankenstein, an incomplete robot built for space exploration, goes out of control after being struck by lightning. Skunk finds Frankenstein and orders him to steal money and valuables. A trend in distrust of robots spreads, and mass deactivation takes place. How will Astro save the day, especially when everyone thinks he's Frankenstein's accomplice?
S01:E13 - Uran the Tomboy
Dr. Elephant gives Astro a pretty girl robot, Uran, as a New Year's gift. But she is too much for Astro to handle. She goes into town and causes a commotion. On top of that she is lured by a special sound wave from a clown's flute and is captured by a robot smuggling ring, along with other child robots. But with Uran's help, Astro finds the smugglers' artificial island and destroys it.
S01:E14 - Speeding Through the Storm
Astro and his classmates go on a field trip to see a dam and stay in a lodge. Due to a storm, an upstream dam is on the point of breaking. Astro's jets fail so the party tries to flee on a D51 steam locomotive kept in the lodge. An old man from the lodge, who was the automatic operating device, asks to incorporate himself into the SL.
S01:E15 - The Rainbow Comet
Astro's friend Gene hates his father's job of managing an air traffic control satellite all alone. Skunk and his gang abduct Gene, force their way onto the satellite, and compel Gene's father to cooperate with their hijack of a prasium cargo ship. Astro follows Gene, captures the gang, and chases the cargo ship but Skunk escapes.
S01:E16 - The Runaway Subway Train
Atlas, who has been released from ice by Livian, challenges Astro to a duel in a ballpark. But Daddy Walrus intervenes and Atlas withdraws. Astro is hidden in the vault of the Ministry of Science. While Astro's friends are riding a subway train, Atlas causes it to go out of control in order to lure Astro out and challenge him again.
S01:E17 - The Monster of Clarken
Astro visits an undersea farm where the mermaid robot Peppy works. He fights off descending sharks and a submarine belonging to Mandrake who seeks golden coral. He also helps with the breeding of fish. An electric shock from a mysterious fishtail damages Astro but Peppy repairs him. Astro finds a 1000-meter long electric ray that eats marine creatures.
S01:E18 - The Genie From Outer Space
Astro reassembles an artificial sphere fallen in the Northern Alps. It turns out that the sphere is a robot named Garon developed by an alien to alter other planets, which unfortunately has fallen on the earth in transit. Activated by lightning, Garon, running wild, is drawn into the ground. Prof. Adams, who collects Garon from the earth makes him alter a deserted southern island.
S01:E19 - The Robots Nobody Wanted
Astro meets three discarded robots; a welder named Peter, a nurse named Becky, and a firefighter named Duke. They are thrown away by people because of one mistake they have made. Astro tries to find jobs for them; however, no one shows interest since they are non-registered. But then those three robots actively work at the accident occurred in the space factory.
S01:E20 - The Girl From Alsoar
During a snowstorm at night, Astro meets a girl lying outside a ski lodge who identifies herself as Violet. She is captured by robots but Astro rescues her from the robots' flying saucers that steal water. She says that she is from a water-starved planet called Alsoar and her disordered robots are out of control.
S01:E21 - Robot Land
A swan flies into Astro's home and turns into Princess Odette. But Devil King, who has chased after her, takes her back. Dr. Elephant and Astro visit an island called Robot Land, made by Dr. Hyde who is Dr. Elephant's former colleague at the Ministry of Science. Dr. Elephant resents the robot abuse that occurs there.
S01:E22 - The Robot Vikings
Astro's dog is seriously injured by a group of rogue robots that devastate the town. Astro changes himself into a dog and fights them but they unite in the shape of a centipede and run away, although they later die. While chasing them, he finds the solidified Livian. Atlas appears and says that they are his followers whom he has remodeled from robot football players but they have betrayed him.
S01:E23 - The Great Meltdown
Livian's plane is brought down by a tracking plane. Astro saves her but she suffers a loss of memory. Meanwhile, ice at the North Pole melts and world cities start to be submerged. Struck by lightning, Livian recovers her memory and says that Atlas is the one who is behind this. Astro goes to Greenland and fights Atlas.
S01:E24 - Lilly on Peligro Island
Astro picks up a letter in a bottle in the sea and goes to find Peligro Island. But he is swallowed by an artificial sea snake and taken to an undersea mining base with other victims. Astro meets an old man and his daughter Lilly, who threw the bottle into the ocean and rescues them both.
S01:E25 - The Snow Leopard
Robots become immobilized when unexpected snow falls in October. Dr. Elephant, then, discovers the snow actually is a microorganism which absorbs energy from robots. Astro heads to the black cloud which brings the snow-alike, where he sees Dr. Feeney who plans to take over the world. But then Astro is defeated by a leopard on the black cloud.
S01:E26 - The Human-Faced Rock
Accompanying Astro and Uran, Daddy Walrus visits his old colleague now running a small inn in the village, where the earthquake often occurs these days. The villagers believe the village at the foot will be ruined when the human-faced rock on top of the mountain turns its direction.
S01:E27 - Uran's Twin
Uran sneaks into the venue for the Roboting Championships and takes part in a match. She defeats a player and the promoter scouts for her but Daddy Walrus refuses. Prof. Haggarty remodels Uran at the promoter's direction. Uran is split into two bodies; one takes a drawing class and the other participates in a roboting match, but she only has half strength.
S01:E28 - Outer Spaceport R45
Astro is sent to Outer Spaceport R45 by Dr. Elephant to clean up space pirates, while Captain Tenison Jr. happens to see his father throw the parts of robots away. His father reveals that Captain Tenison Jr. is actually a robot, not a human, and he has needed to replace Captain Tenison's parts to disguise his growth. Knowing his true nature, Captain Tenison is deeply anguished.
S01:E29 - The Red Cat
Professor Leopold, who has appealed to stop a construction project that is destroying nature in the Basin Valley, fakes his own death. He tries to stop the construction wearing a cat mask as a disguise, but Astro reveals his identity. Leopold declares to Dr. Elephant that something will happen on November 19.
S01:E30 - The Wreck of the Titan
Meteorites hit a spaceship circling the moon and Astro and seven others eject on a lifeboat. They land by chance on a crater on the moon where air is generated and Astro finds a Soviet moon rocket that was wrecked 30 years ago and notes left by a female lieutenant.
S01:E31 - A Robot President
Astro and Daddy Walrus are invited to the presidential inauguration of President Richie in the country of Garavia, but the president and Daddy Walrus are abducted by the Dead Cross Party that objects to the world's first robot president. The president detects that the party leader is Dead Cross, who disagrees with granting robots rights.
S01:E32 - Uran's Quest
Uran asks Dr. Oz, a computer in the Children's land, where she can meet God. Dr. Oz, not knowing what to answer her question, suddenly claims that he is the God, and makes all the rides in the land runaway. Astro, rushing to the Children's land, somehow rescues Uran and other children. Yet Dr. Oz gives Astro trouble with the rides in the land.
S01:E33 - The World of Odin
Receiving the last word from Prof. Gould in Northern Europe, Astro and Dr. Elephant help Captain Cloud find the sacred land. Following the words that are written on the stone found in the place pointed by Prof. Gould, Captain Cloud wins the crown of the descendant of Viking through a duel and finds the sacred land.
S01:E34 - Robot Stuntman
The stunts of action star Tom Stanton are actually done by a tiny stunt robot named Sam. When Uran finds this out at the studio, she takes Sam home. The producers, who don't want people to know about Sam, scheme to lure the two into the studio and eliminate them. But Astro rushes over and the producers apologize and make a film starring Sam.
S01:E35 - The Light Ray Robot
The Light Ray Robot, an innocent, transparent robot which has won the Robot Art Grand Prix, is manipulated by Skunk to rob money and valuables. Daddy Walrus lures Skunk but lets him get away. Astro becomes friends with the Light Ray Robot who takes an interest in him. Skunk has the Light Ray Robot carry a time bomb to eliminate Daddy Walrus.
S01:E36 - The Time Machine
Rock, a time patrolman of the 23rd century, goes to the country of Molavia in the 15th century with Astro, Uran, brilliant surgeon Dr. Roget and his assistant Penny. Rock accidentally hurts the prince seriously and Dr. Roget treats him, but the great king of wizardry Gore, who wants to take the throne, interferes. Astro and Rock capture Gore, who is a time criminal.
S01:E37 - The Man-Made Solar Sphere
A man-made solar sphere starts attacking the earth. English detective Holmes finds out that Dr. Elephant made it a long time ago. Holmes, whose whole body except his head has been replaced with machinery by a robot doctor, hates robots. He disguises himself as Dr. Elephant and goes into the Larson ring that manipulates the solar sphere.
S01:E38 - Uran Falls in Love
The assassination of robots by Zeus, a destroyer robot, has occurred continuously. Lamp who strongly claims robot slavery is the one who pulls the strings behind it. On the other hand, Uran is stalked by a strange robot dog she takes in on the street. One day, Lamp plans to attack the robot ambassador of UN, but his plan is blocked by Astro. Lamp takes Uran hostage.
S01:E39 - The Highjacked Airship
Longing to have dreams as ordinary people do, Astro asks Dr. Elephant to suspend his ultra powers only for 24 hours. One day, accompanied by Daddy Walrus, Kenneth and Mindy, who received the first prize at the writing contest, get on the airship stopped in Japan during its voyage around the world as an award for their works, while Alvin and Astro sneak into the ship following them.
S01:E40 - The Secret of Mayas
Astro heads to Mexico to help excavation. Senor Garcia and his team move forward to the Mayan pyramid with the help of Astro, where Dr. Perez who has been placed in the cryogenic chamber is found. Not knowing its true nature is a guardian robot, Astro attacks the Sphinx, while Senior Garcia whose actual purpose is uranium in the cryogenic chamber is arrested by an undercover detective.
S01:E41 - The Anti-Proton Gun
Banned from using the Anti-Proton Gun by the United Nations, Capt. Perot sets out to destroy a moon of Jupiter to prove the effect. Astro follows to stop him and engages in battle with Atlas, who has come to steal the gun because Jiss, who is alive, takes Livian hostage. The moon is destroyed by the gun. Livian escapes after telling Atlas that Astro is his brother. Jiss is eliminated.
S01:E42 - The Secret of the Bee City
Astro and Uran visit Bee Island, a breeding ground for bees, on an island-hopping cruise. They meet Christopher, who is looking for his father Prof. McGowan who has disappeared on the island. They go to an underground city on the island, searching for the missing Prof. McGowan. Astro finds him, who is the victim of mind control following the hypnotic sting of a robot bee, and demesmerizes him.
S01:E43 - The Liar Robot
True, an assistant robot to Farrow, the director of a crust research laboratory, tells a lie that a big earthquake will occur, and causes a panic. Astro is wrongly thought to be responsible. The director has broken True's judgment circuit, so that he doesn't tell his daughter Pearl, who has lost her sight in an accident, the truth that there is no chance of recovery.
S01:E44 - Robio and Robiette
The Donohues and the Cavalets have been enemies for generations. Their racing teams are rivals and their robot brothers are opposed to each other. But ironically, Robio of the Donohues and Robiette of the Cavalets fall in love. Astro participates in the Robot Grand Prix as a substitute for Robio who has been damaged in a dispute.
S01:E45 - Blackie Young
A small parcel containing some broken parts is sent to Dr. Elephant. When he assembles those parts, a mysterious robot is restored. Led by a clue given by this robot, Astro Boy heads to the Antarctica with Daddy Walrus to investigate the gang of Black Looks and beat them off. Then Astro captures Black Looks, a leader of the gang.
S01:E46 - The Return of Queen Cleopatra
Cleopatra is resurrected before her Egyptian public. Caesar, a robot, steals the ladle, the sign of the queen, but is shot by pursuers after giving it to Astro. Cleopatra catches Astro. Cleopatra is also a robot and she rebels against her creator Barbareen, who conspires to conquer Africa. The public also catches on to the plot. Astro defeats a giant robot.
S01:E47 - Goliath's Head
A rocket carrying a Mars development robot named Goliath crashes in an accident and Goliath loses his head, which can fire a neutron beam. Dr. Elephant has sensed that the head is dangerous and has had Astro hide it. But the head is stolen by a thief. Goliath attacks robots one after another while seeking his head. Astro recaptures the head from Skunk who has obtained it.
S01:E48 - Atlas Forever
The Defense Force formed against the assaults on airships in the solar system attacks Atlas's crystal castle. Knowing that such assaults are not the work by Atlas and Atlas is his own brother, Astro gets deeply shocked. Unidentified flying saucers appear over the earth. Astro fights against those invaders together with the defense force; however, the force is damaged severely.
S01:E49 - The Death of Baloon
One after another, children get hurt in the explosion of a balloon in the shape of Astro. It is reported to the police that Astro is the guilty one and people despise him. While chasing balloons Astro is shot by Balast, a candidate for mayor. The real criminal is Skunk in collusion with Balast, who has an anti-robot policy.
S01:E50 - The Greatest Robot in the World (Part I)
Bruton destroys Mt. Blanc and Molnar. He kidnaps Uran but returns her to Astro and defeats Brondo, but gets hurt in the process. His creator Abrah installs a self-destruct mechanism in Bruton. Dr. Elephant finds out the man in the castle is Sultan, who has been exiled from his country, and in order to protect Dr. Elephant, Astro fights Bruton, who has defeated Zeron.
S01:E51 - The Greatest Robot in the World (Part II)
Bruton, who has defeated Hercules and Fotar, has a duel in the Mountain of Tears with Astro. But the volcano starts to erupt and Bruton helps Astro to avert disaster. Bruton refuses to fight Astro. His creator Abrah sends out Bora, and Bruton blows himself up but Astro defeats Bora. Abrah shows Sultan that he is actually his former servant robot and has Sultan reflect on his foolishness.