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Atom: The Beginning

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Japanese: アトム ザ・ビギニング


Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Currently Airing
Aired: Apr 15, 2017 to 2017
Premiered: Spring 2017
Broadcast: Saturdays at 23:00 (JST)
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Source: Manga
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: None


Score: 7.021 (scored by 1,981 users)
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Ranked: #33942
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Popularity: #2746
Members: 14,016
Favorites: 13
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Japan in the near future suffers an unexplained major disaster. Five years later, reconstruction is well underway. Two young researchers at a university are pinning all their hopes on robot development. Now their new interpretation of the eternal hero Astro Boy up until his birth is just about to start!

(Source: Showgate)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Bahi JD
Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director

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"Kaidoku Funou (解読不能)" by After the Rain (そらる x まふまふ)

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"Hikari no Hajimari (光のはじまり)" by Yoshino Nanjo

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May 7, 2017
darkfeatherX (All reviews)
The worlds created by Osamu Tezuka are creative enough to allow the creation of countless spin off even well after his death, The latest entry to this endeavor is Atom: The Beginning.

The first thing people will notice about this show is just how beautiful it is. The OP is outright gorgeous and instantly pumps up the viewer for the show. The light color palate supports the show's optimistic outlook. The soundtrack is consistent and the fun characters carry the show forward. White the battles are visual spectacles.

Atom: The Beginning is by far the most inspired show of the season and I highly encourage read more
Apr 23, 2017
RnDNEET021 (All reviews)
Don't you know that Astro Boy.. or so what they called Atom the Beginning was also.. Inspired by the Movie "Real Steel" way back 2011

Cause it's similar and why?

Atom maybe Atom... cause both of them had a same name..

Charlie Kenton used to be a prizefighter but lost his chance to win a title when heavy, towering robots took over the boxing ring. Now working as a small-time promoter, Charlie pieces together scrap metal into low-end fighters, barely earning enough to make it from one underground venue to the next. After hitting rock bottom, Charlie reluctantly teams with his estranged son, Max to build and read more


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