It has been announced that the upcoming anime adaptation of Masami Yuuki and Tetsuroh Kasahara's Atom: The Beginning manga will premiere in Spring 2017 on NHK. Staff members were also announced in addition to the premiere date. The official site has been launched along with a PV.
The series has been serialized in Heros magazine since December 2014 and is a prequel to Osamu Tezuka's Tetsuwan Atom manga. It currently has three volumes released, with the most recent one being released in June of this year.