Astro Boy


1 The Birth of Astro Boy 1963/01/01

Introduction:Dr. Tenma, Director General of the Science Ministry, loses his dearest son Tobio in an accident, so he decides to create the robot Astro Boy, who looks like Tobio, using the best of the Science Ministry's technology.

2 Frankenstein 1963/01/08

Introduction:Franken, who has been classified as an inferior product at the robot factory, harbors a violent hatred for humans. As a result, humans begin to say, "We cannot trust robots," and even start to persecute the good robots.

3 Adventure on Mars 1963/01/15

Introduction:Astro Boy is appointed leader of an exploration to Mars. Lieutenant Cap, who has to work for Astro Boy, however, rises in revolt against Astro Boy because he does not like the idea of robots ordering humans around.

4 Guernica 1963/01/22

Introduction:Many cities fall one after another due to a huge group of monsters called "Guernica." Astro Boy fights against Guernica to save the people.

5 Sphinx 1963/01/29

Astro Boy is captured by a gang of thieves looking for treasures hidden in a Pyramid, and he tries to destroy the beast of the god Sphinx, which has a lion's body and the face of a beauty.

6 Lightning Man 1963/02/05

Introduction:Skunk steals the invisible robot Denko that was made of paper glass, and releases prisoners from jail. He wants to use Denko in order to build an empire of gangs…

7 Captain Atom 1963/02/12

A swarm of aliens who look exactly like specific earthlings such as Dr. Ochanomizu and Higeoyaji immigrate to the Earth from a planet very similar to ours. However, a food shortage occurs, and humans begin to attack the aliens with cell-reducing fluid.

8 Ghost Manufacturing Machine 1963/02/19

Dr. Ochanomizu is taken away to the country Gorgonia, where he finds the Dictator Hillar's plot to conquer the world with a cloning machine, which is also a ghost-manufacturing machine that can make endless copies of any objects.

9 Black Looks 1963/02/26

A group called Black Looks sets out to exterminate robots, and they attack in succession. Astro Boy begins to fight against them.

10 The Fool Ivan 1963/03/05

Astro Boy lands on an unknown planet, where he finds the tomb of a female leader of an expedition and a stupid but faithful robot Ivan that guards the tomb.

11 Time Machine 1963/03/12

A boy who comes from the future is looking for his father, who has gone to capture ancient creatures and has never come back. So Astro Boy and the boy depart for the ancient world in search of the boy's father.

12 Cruciform Island 1963/03/19

Dr. Serizawa is an escaped convict trying to steal the underground resources of Cross Island by using the robot Puke that can transform itself into anything. He is planning to run away on a rocket. Astro Boy follows the man to Cross Island.

13 The Eyes of Christ 1963/03/26

A priest has marked one of the eyes of Jesus in the church before he dies. This seems to be a clue to the identity of a gang that had broken into the church. Now the same gang starts to go after Higeoyaji, who has discovered the gang's secret.

14 The Artificial Sun 1963/04/02

Suddenly an artificial sun appears. It is a threat to the world from the gang Kaito Kinsankaku. Astro Boy sets out to destroy the gang, together with detective Sherlock Homespan.

15 Plant People 1963/04/09

A flying disk from Planet Alfee is busily collecting water from the Earth. Astro Boy learns that they are collecting water for their hometown because it suffers a water shortage. Planet Alfee, however, had already been ruined…

16 The Vehicle, White Planet 1963/04/16

The vehicle "White Planet" participates in the Round-the-world Grand Prix, but a gang breaks it to prevent it from winning. So Dr. Ochanomizu offers to load White Planet with Astro Boy's artificial intelligence.

17 Robot Land 1963/04/23

"Robot Land" is a theme park where robots dressed as the main characters of children's books entertain children. In its underground factory, however, slave robots are forced to make weapons.

18 Gadem 1963/04/30

A gang tries to smuggle the robot Gadem, which begins to act violently in a passenger boat. Then Astro Boy, who happens to be on the boat, tries to stop them.

19 Astro Boy vs. Garon 1963/05/07

The robot Garon, who re-models planets, is transported to Earth by mistake, and humans consider attacking it with nuclear weapons. Astro Boy, however, takes to other means to face Garon.

20 Gaseous Beings 1963/05/14

A "gas man" enters into Dr. Ishizu's body in space, and comes back to the Earth. Then a number of gasmen enter into human bodies, and begin to act violently. Astro Boy challenges these invisible cosmic creatures to a fight.

21 SatelliteR-45 1963/05/21

A member of the cosmic patrol is struggling against gangs. When Astro Boy comes to help him, however, he says that he does not need any help from a robot. He does not know that he is also a robot.

22 Sea Serpent Island 1963/05/28

Astro Boy heads for Sea Serpent Island to rescue the girl Anna, who has been captured, but he is also caught. Moreover, Astro Boy's body begins to rust because the island is rich in salt…

23 The Mutant 1963/06/04

A mysterious murder case occurs. Astro Boy happens to be on the scene and is arrested as a suspect. The real culprit, however, is a mutant created by X party, which plans to conquer the world.

24 The Submarine Kingdom 1963/06/11

Why don't we destroy humans and build a kingdom only of robots? Disposable bomb robots for a submarine kingdom make this suggestion to Astro Boy.

25 The Deep-underground Tank 1963/06/18

Dr. Jordan runs away from a president who plans to conquer the world. Astro Boy gets on a deep-underground tank with him to fight against the president. But they lose control of the tank and it begins to head toward a volcano.

26 Atlas 1963/06/25

Atlas has the same kind of power as Astro Boy, but he has an evil heart. For Astro Boy, the fight with Atlas means fighting with his own dark side. STAFF Rendition:Hayashi Shigeyuki

27 Planet Pearl 1963/07/02

To build a submarine dam, bombs for construction work are set up in a place where inhabitants of Planet Pearl have been living secretly. When Astro Boy finds that out, he plays a major part in rescuing their community under the sea.

28 Mad Machine 1963/07/09

Mad Machine causes all machines to go wrong and malfunction. The machine goes out of control, and the city is thrown into chaos. Because Astro Boy is also a machine, he begins to malfunction…

29 The Memorable Day 1963/07/16

When Astro Boy gets inside the unfinished time machine in Jiro's room, he hears the voice of Jiro, who is supposed to be dead. Jiro might have traveled to another time and perhaps is having trouble coming back.

30 Fuhrer ZZZ 1963/07/23

The President of ZZZ Gang is so eager to conquer the world that he even kills his twin brother. So Astro Boy stands up to destroy his ambition.

31 The Black Cosmic Ray 1963/07/30

A monster appears in the city, and it turns out to be Dr. Dorian, who has been exiled to Mars. He turns into a monster because he cannot get cosmic X rays on the Earth.

32 Hot Dog Corps 1963/08/06

Dr. Ponkotsu implants dogs with robot brains. Then the dogs form the "Hot Dog Army" to take on the humans.

33 Three Magicians 1963/08/13

A man takes on the police with a robot thief. Then a gifted magician is suspected of theft, so he and Astro Boy go against the robot thief together.

34 Midoro Marsh 1963/08/20


35 The Human Farm 1963/08/27

Astro Boy sets out on a rocket to rescue people who have been kidnapped for use as livestock on a planet that looks like the Earth.

36 The Religion of Pui Pui 1963/09/03

The religious group "Pui Pui" is looking for a wonder drug that will give them immortality. Then Dr. Tatsuji, who has succeeded in developing such a drug, is taken away by the religious group. So Astro Boy fights them to ensure the peaceful use of the drug.

37 Uran 1963/09/10

Dr. Ochanomizu gives Astro Boy a younger sister as a birthday present. This younger sister Uran is a very cute girl, but she is such a tomboy that Astro Boy is kept terribly busy settling the confusion she causes.

38 The Disturbed Small Planet 1963/09/17

The small planet Mezusa goes out of its orbit and heads straight to the Earth. To save the Earth from a collision with the planet, Astro Boy heads for the planet with a convict who is a bomb professional.

39 Red Cat 1963/09/24

Dr. Shisoku despairs of human beings that continue the ongoing destruction of nature, and makes animals attack cities in his machine that hypnotizes with ultra short waves.

40 Neo Caesar 1963/10/01

A man named Caesar dreams of rebuilding the Roman Empire with robots under his control. However, he is destined to follow the same path that as that of Julius Caesar.

41 X Bomb 1963/10/08

X Bomb, which is capable of turning any substance to water, drops into the Pacific Ocean. There are fifty hours left till the explosion. Astro Boy goes to recollect it, but learns that Uran, who has followed him, has been swallowed along with the bomb by a whale.

42 The Yellow Horse 1963/10/15

Astro Boy gets into a satellite owned by the drug smuggling organization "Yellow Horse." There, the members of the organization are secretly creating missiles for use in war.

43 His Highness Dead Cross 1963/10/22

The robot president Rag is the target of an assassin. Then Astro Boy finds out that the culprit is Dead Cross, Rag's creator. He had created Rag to run in the presidential election, but when Rag gets elected, he begins to hold a grudge against Rag.

44 The Egyptian Conspirators 1963/10/29

Uran is kidnapped. She is made a hostage in an operation to steal Cleopatra's necklace from Astro Boy. The gang of conspirators believes that whoever possesses the necklace can build the greatest empire in the world.

45 Cleopatra's Necklace 1963/11/05

The gang of conspirators obtains the coveted necklace, and at last sets about conquering the world. However, Astro Boy stands in the way of their boss, Cleopatra.

46 The Robot Spaceship 1963/11/12

The robot spaceship "Lever Robot" is stolen. Astro Boy is sent to retrieve it, but in the process has his energy stolen.

47 The Cosmic Crab 1963/11/19

am egg exchanges a pig from the Earth for the huge crab that the alien Pork has. He is trying to make a lot of money by making a show of the creature in a circus…

48 The Tenma Tribe 1963/11/26

Nuu, member of the Tenma Tribe, a rarely seen race of people, comes from the depths of the mountains of Mongolia. People rush to the city just to try and see Nuu, throwing the city into a big chaos. Moreover, a gang plots behind the scenes to capture Nuu.

49 Transparent Giant 1963/12/03

Dr. Hanabusa develops an electrical transmitter for substances. No sooner does he get into the machine for testing than his rival scientist breaks the machine, which makes Dr. Hanabusa an invisible man. Astro Boy tries to save the doctor.

50 Astro Boy Goes to the West 1963/12/10

To find Hekku, who had departed to the west in the past but has not returned yet, Astro Boy and Higeoyaji also travel back in time.

51 The Little Elephant Pura 1963/12/17

The robot elephant Zora malfunctions and runs away into the jungle. There, Astro Boy is taking care of a little elephant Pura that has gotten separated from its fellows.

52 The Snow Lion 1963/12/24

An old man who comes from Planet Regel to the Earth brings a snow lion with him. Then, aliens from Planet Regel start to spray cosmic snow that sucks up all energy... Astro Boy takes off for space to save the Earth, where cities have stopped functioning.

53 Goodbye 1963 1963/12/31

It is New Year's Eve, 1963. Uran finds a picture while cleaning the house. With the picture as a clue, Astro Boy and Dr. Ochanomizu begin to piece together the past. This episode is a special edition that includes an introduction of "The making of the film of Astro Boy."

54 Duel on the Alps 1964/01/04

Dr. Tenma, who once dumped his "child" Astro Boy, wants him back and asks the gang Skunk for help. Skunk's group, the "Illusionary Club," succeeds in abducting Astro Boy and his family…

55 Rejuvenating Gas 1964/01/18

The royal family of the palace satellite Yoranna gets what they are told is “rejuvenating gas" from earthlings. When it turns out to be just teargas, however, they launch an H-bomb missile toward the Earth in retaliation.

56 Earth Defense Army 1964/01/25

Aliens planning to collect information about the Earth abduct Dr. Ochanomizu. Atom, on a mission to rescue the doctor, visits Earth Defense Base on the moon, but the aliens destroy the base.
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57 Robot School 1964/02/01

Humans can see the beauty of things and be impressed by them. In order to learn these feelings, called “heart," Atom, Uran and Lara start attending a robot school.

58 The Thirteen Mysterious Statues of God 1964/02/08

Atom and Dr. Ochanomizu decipher ancient code of 200,000 years ago. Discovering that hidden hints in the thirteen statues of god in Western Island might lead them to the secrets of outer space, they head for the island.

59 The Robot Buron X 1964/02/15

Gaston, who has stolen a blueprint of a robot from a UFO requests the Science Ministry to build the robot exactly as shown on the blueprint, without indicating its source. The completed robot Buron turns out to be a destructive weapon, and starts to destroy everything.

60 The Demon Bees 1964/02/22

61 Space Parasites 1964/02/29

The last of the Nazis demand the government of the Earth to turn over the planet, threatening to shower it with space parasites. When the government refuses to surrender, a group of UFOs containing space parasites come swarming toward the Earth.

62 The Phantom Ship 1964/03/07

Wishing to have a “heart" like a human, Atom has his body equipped with a heart that can feel fear. Soon after, a phantom ship appears over the Indian Ocean. Atom is sent to investigate it, but he is scared out of his wits.

63 The Artificial Iceberg 1964/03/14

Dr. Zulu places a bomb in an artificial iceberg and tries to trigger a flood. Discovering the plot, Atom sets out to prevent the explosion, but…

64 Count Bat 1964/03/21

Tick and Tack get lost in the depths of the Unzen Mountain, and decide to stay for a night in a deserted house inhabited by a vampire. The vampire (Dr. Pedan) tries to turn Tick into a vampire, but Atom comes to rescue them.

65 Brave Escapee 1964/03/28

A massive tidal wave breaks. Atom flies up to stop the wave, but crashes into the sea. Then an escapee robot Boggy saves the unconscious Atom.

66 The Space Viking 1964/04/04

In order to rid the earth of space pirates, Atom destroys their mother ship. The pirates, however, are holding some hostages and demand that Atom withdraw. Atom is helpless.

67 Heroes of the Night 1964/04/11

While playing in the toy section, Uran imbues some of the toys with artificial intelligence. Among these are some with evil hearts. Atom asks the good toys to help him stop the bad dolls from doing misdeeds.

68 The Secret of the Clock Tower 1964/04/25

Dr. Temp, who has completed his killing-beam machine, is planning to ruin the “Conference of Scientists." Discovering the plot, Atom takes on the doctor.

69 Rebellion of the Dinosaur People 1964/05/02

Atom is babysitting in an ancient amusement park when a dragon flies off with a small child in front of his. Then the dinosaurs demand food for ransom. So Atom…

70 Rafflesia 1964/05/09

Rafflesia, the largest flower on earth, is found to be in fact a plant man from outer space. This flower, which needs radioactivity to survive, is stronger than it looks, and even Atom is no match for it.

71 The Last Day of Earth 1964/05/16

“Red Star" is heading toward the Earth. Watching Atom struggle to save the Earth from a collision, Bem, a high-powered bomb robot, decides that the only way to save the Earth and Atom is to blow himself up. STAFF Screenplay: Yamamoto Eichi Rendition: Yamamoto Eichi

72 7 Days of Drifting in Space 1964/05/23

Atom is chasing gangs who have run away by rocket. Then he finds them in a shelter station being attacked by aliens. He helps the gangs, but finds himself drifting in space with them after the station is destroyed.

73 Big Titan 1964/06/06

The daughter of Dr. Putt, a descendant of the Mohican tribe, is kidnapped. When he sees Uran, who is a look-alike of his daughter, he takes Atom and his fellows for the kidnappers.

74 Earth Expedition 1964/06/13

It is thought that a highly advanced civilization might exist underground. To test this hypothesis, Atom and Uran set out on an underground expedition. There they get attacked by underground men.

75 Flying City 1964/06/20

In order to collect the hidden treasures of the Inca that are scattered around the world, the old man Kapack, who has the power to move things with his mind, asks Tondale for help. Tondale, however, plans to get all the gold to himself, and starts an attack on the world with a special machine that enhances mind power.

76 The Monster Machine 1964/06/27

Dr. Morse succeeds in corresponding with Planet Paranoia, which is more civilized than the Earth. With the help of Atom, the doctor assembles a mysterious box following the instructions on a blueprint sent from the planet, but…

77 Cape Town Lullaby 1964/07/04

A boy named “Looks" is deeply attached to the robot that has brought him up. He loves the robot as if it were his mother. From the day the robot is destroyed by another robot, he begins to hate all robots. Then he forms an exclusive organization called “Black Looks," and starts to oppress robots...

78 The World in Five Hundred Thousand Years 1964/07/11

Atom and his friends jump into the far future world by accident. There, they see the cruel Pepper tribe treating their enemy tribes as slaves.

79 Dr. Brain 1964/07/18

Dr. Kanekura kills world famous brain surgeon Dr. Ibal, making it look like an accident. Since the incident, a strange robot named Friday follows him around. In truth, Dr. Ibal's brain waves are controlling the robot.

80 Humanoid Bill 1964/07/25

Atom meets a strange creature in the wooded outskirts of Tokyo. It is a humanoid, a product of science. The humanoid named Bill does not know whether he is a creature or a machine.

81 Dreaming Machine 1964/08/01

What kind of dreams do robots have? Atom participates in an experiment of a dream machine created by Dr. Poron, and becomes the first robot that dreams. In his dream, he turns into a human.

82 The Robot Olympics 1964/08/15

Atom participates in the Olympic games for robots, where he finds a group of robots destroying other participants in a vicious act of sabotage designed to ensure that they win the games.

83 The Strange Bird, Garuda 1964/08/22

Dr. Raja, who believes in the Indian god of destruction Carley, creates a robot bird. Then it comes flying over Japan. The bird Garuda demands Atom as a sacrifice to Carley…

84 The Dolphin Civilization 1964/08/29

Claiming to possess every inch of the ocean floor, Hall tries to build an autocratic submarine civilization. He starts to persecute the aboriginal Dolphin tribe. Atom stands up to preserve the peace on the ocean floor.

85 The Demented Beltway 1964/09/05

One of the latest means of traffic the new city boasts, the Beltway, is almost complete. However, someone tries to obstruct its construction, setting the site aflame. Atom sets off to protect the Beltway.

86 The Time Gun 1964/09/12

Dr. Tempo is waiting for a chance to become the next director of the Science Ministry. With his time gun that can send its targets to the past, he sends the bothersome Atom and Dr. Ochanomizu to the middle Ages.

87 Princess Kaguya (new) 1964/09/19

Atom exchanges messages with a star nymph, and sets out on an expedition to find the pure water the nymph needs. The star nymph is, in fact, a princess of the Planet Keios. She is trying to turn into a cocoon with pure water on a full-moon night in preparation for emergence.

88 The Bacteria Corps 1964/09/26

The pilot of a rocket that has made an emergency landing is suffering from a strange disease. After they hear a voice from within the pilot's body, Atom and Higeoyaji are reduced to tiny figures, and get into the body. Inside, they see bacteria-sized aliens.

89 Gomes' Ghost 1964/10/03

Dr. Ochanomizu accepts a request to repair robots in the Scambo Empire. The robot he repairs, however, turns out to be the president of the Empire. The doctor's life is in danger, as he now knows the secret.

90 The Robot Fortress 1964/10/10

A robot child has a fight with a human child, making the child cry. The humans become angry when they hear this, and a war breaks out between humans and robots.

91 Garon's Counterattack 1964/10/24

Garon, a robot Atom has sent back to space, comes back. Seeing Atom struggle hard to fend off Garon, the Earth Robot Army stand together to attack Garon.

92 Three Robot Knights 1964/10/31

In order to save patients suffering from space disease on Mars, a serum is sent to Mars from the Earth. All the transport ships carrying the serum, however, get destroyed on their way. Atom, together with the three robot knights, goes into space to protect the last of the serum.

93 Cobalt 1964/11/07

There is a robot that has been dumped along with other junk during the cleaning of the warehouse in the Science Ministry. It is a prototype of Atom, made by Dr. Tenma, named Cobalt. When Cobalt wakes from sleep, he tries to go back to the Science Ministry, but...

94 Angel in the Alps 1964/11/14

The construction of a dam near the Bering Strait is hampered by difficulties. Dr. Zeman's research is required to solve the problem. Atom goes to ask for help from the doctor who lives a secluded life in the depth of the Alps because of his hatred for civilization. Atom, however, finds the doctor being attacked by another robot that is after the research material.

95 The Evil Punch Card 1964/11/21

A missile base is completely controlled by computer. Now, the computer is out of control, setting the stage for nuclear attack. In fact, this is a means of personal revenge by Dr. Yakoref, who has lost the competition for the design of the base. Atom starts to disassemble the computer, but...

96 Robot Future 1964/11/28

Dr. Akuta, who is after the gold ingot on Mars, controls a robot called “Future." The robot, however, becomes humble after hearing out Atom. Then Atom and Future pursue the doctor, who has run away with the gold ingot.

97 Confrontation in Space 1964/12/05

Planet Hyper is the most civilized planet in the galactic system. Now it chooses a pair of a human and a robot each from both the Earth and Planet War to have them fight against each other, and decides to destroy the loser's planet. Atom and Ponkotsu Tetsu, the safebreaker, are chosen to represent the Earth.

98 Zeo's Legacy 1964/12/12

A big robot is excavated from the construction site of a tunnel. It turns out to be a time capsule that was created to pass down information on a super ancient civilization of a million years ago to posterity.

99 Little Columbus 1964/12/19

Colon-bu-bu, the explorer of the underground state of Chombo, heads for the ground hoping to see a new world. Then he meets Cobalt, and takes him underground as prisoner.

100 The Robot House 1964/12/26

On Christmas night, Dr. Ochanomizu opens the will of his scientist friend who died 10 years before. It says that he has left an invention in Bururu Mountain. Atom and his friends happen to be on the mountain, and encounter a boy called Akio who lives alone there. They become friends, but...

101 The Unmapped World 1965/01/02

The visiting Prince Dorian of the Camellia Kingdom disappears. Atom goes searching for him using the latest four-dimensional detection device, and finds the prince wandering in another world. That world is inhabited by people who have been spirited away from various time periods.

102 Queen of the Devils' Place 1965/01/09

Uran is going to be in a movie. Her role is Tarzan. When she goes on location to the jungle, however, a mysterious woman takes her away. The woman is planning to make Uran, who is dressed as a boy, a prince of the demon's place-a place where nobody grows old.

103 Stairs Leading into Space 1965/01/16

Humans are drawn toward a flight of stairs that suddenly appear one day, and they start to walk toward a spaceship hidden among the clouds. When there are no humans left on earth, the robots start to talk about taking over the planet.

104 The Devil's Balloon 1965/01/23

A balloon in the shape of Atom appears over the city. Children love Atom so much that they begin to run after the balloon and disappear. Because such incidents frequently occur, Atom comes to be regarded as a fearful enemy of children.

105 General Atom 1965/01/30

Atom is shot by a maser gun that ruins artificial intelligence. He loses all his memory, and is shot away into space.

106 The Boy from Outer Space 1965/02/06

Ham Egg sees a UFO in the woods that seems to have made an emergency landing, and finds an alien child. He notices the child's super strength, and plans to win the child fame as a wrestler.

107 Release of the Earth 1965/02/13

Atom is involved in an explosion during the construction of a dam. The impact sends him into a parallel world where Tobio, the son of Dr. Tenma, never died in an accident that killed him in our world. In other words, it is a world where Atom has not been born.

108 Saturn Man 1965/02/20

Three scientists gain supernatural power on the surface of the moon. Then Dr. Arden- who has a grudge against Dr. Ochanomizu-stages an attack against him. In order to protect Dr. Ochanomizu, Atom fights fiercely against the scientists who have supernatural power.

109 Phoenix 1965/02/27

Atom finds a big egg in a cave on a little island where he is playing with Uran. He asks Dr. Ochanomizu to identify the egg, but they are unsuccessful. So Atom goes back to the island, where he encounters a strange bird that lives there.

110 Expedition on Mercury 1965/03/06

Atom is investigating a super thermal bomb that has fallen on earth. Then he heads for Mercury to find its launching site. On his way, however, Atom loses his sight in an accident, and gets involved in a power struggle with aliens on Mercury.

111 Robot Polymer 1965/03/13

Claiming to be the strongest robot in the world, the huge conceited robot Polymer makes a raid on Atom's house. He tries to show that he is the strongest of all by defeating Atom, but…

112 Samson's Hair 1965/03/27

Dr. Ochanomizu succeeds in developing the robot Samson, who is activated by solar power. Samson, however, malfunctions and becomes violent when exposed to moonlight.

113 “Back," the Country without Laughter 1965/04/03

A country called “Back" suddenly withdraws from the World Peace Union, and announces to its people a ban on invention and laughter. Atom and Dr. Ochanomizu visit the country to find out what is behind this closed-door dictatorial policy.

114 Metro Monster 1965/04/10

A huge slug appears in a subway station yard, and begins to eat trains. Atom sets out to destroy it, but the slug proves to be a much tougher enemy as it appears in unexpected places.

115 The Big Runaway Safe 1965/04/17

The machines in the Mint Bureau experience accumulated stress due to overwork. So they are given hands and legs so that they can rest for a day. Once the machines have known the freedom and joy of moving around, they begin to run away from work.

116 The Biggest Robot on Earth (part one) 1965/04/24

The strongest of all robots, Pluto, has electromagnetic horns that can destroy anything. Pluto destroys the world's most powerful robots one by one. Depicted here is Atom's hard struggle to challenge this mighty enemy. STAFF Screenplay: Tezuka Osamu Rendition: Shibayama Tatsuo

117 The Biggest Robot on Earth (part two) 1965/05/01

The strongest of all robots, Pluto, has electromagnetic horns that can destroy anything. Pluto destroys the world's most powerful robots one by one. Depicted here is Atom's hard struggle to challenge this mighty enemy. STAFF Screenplay: Ishitsu Arashi Rendition: Uenashi Mitsuo

118 Robot Grabby 1965/05/08

A robot named Grabby is a 1/2 G fighter robot that has run away from a country called Nickrasia. Atom tries to help Grabby, who is too gentle to live as a weapon.

119 The Flying Lens 1965/05/15

Planet M, shaped like a convex lens, is approaching the Earth. It reflects solar light toward the Earth, turning its surface into an incandescent hell. Humans, however, cannot cooperate in tackling this global issue because they all motivated by their own greed.

120 Time Hunter 1965/05/22

(Remake of 11th episode “ Time Machine")

121 Ganimate 1965/05/29

Atom and Dr. Ochanomizu wander into a space graveyard that lies outside every sphere of gravitation, drifting in space forever. Then an earthling named Bemski, who hates the Earth, rescues them, and…

122 The Monster Mantler 1965/06/05

A big earthquake wipes out the city. Atom is buried under a collapsed building, but still manages to fight a huge monster that has appeared in the city. Unfortunately Atom has lost his seven powers during the earthquake.

123 Captain Dog 1965/06/19

Higeoyaji's pet dog Pero has a diamond that it takes back from space. Then Dr. Fooler puts Pero's memory into the computer of Captain Dog, the robot dog, to make it find diamonds. Atom follows the robot-dog, which is heading for Mars.

124 Parting Gift 1965/07/03

Higeoyaji's pet dog Pero has a diamond that it takes back from space. Then Dr. Fooler puts Pero's memory into the computer of Captain Dog, the robot dog, to make it find diamonds. Atom follows the robot-dog, which is heading for Mars.

125 Find the Bacteria 1965/07/10

A petri dish containing the bacteria of a dreadful infectious disease is lost by a simple mistake. In order to protect humans from the danger of biohazard, Atom flies off to the depths of the Himalayas following the trail of the bacteria.

126 Roboids 1965/07/17

An army of Roboids that look like robots but are extremely close to creatures come to the Earth from the outer space. Dr. Ochanomizu sends all the robots on earth to fight off the Roboid Army, but the robots are destroyed one after another by the mighty foes. STAFF Screenplay: Toriumi Jinzo Rendition: Takagi Atsushi

127 The Experimental Robot 1965/07/24

“Please help me," a robot pleads as runs into the house of Dr. Ochanomizu. He tells the doctor that in a country called Yumani, the science minister Mooshy is demolishing robots in an experiment. So Dr. Ochanomizu and Atom travel to the country, but…

128 Treasures of the Inca Empire 1965/07/31

A passenger plane flying over the Amazon crashes. Atom, who is on board, saves a girl called Milly who has a map showing the places where treasures of the Inca Empire are hidden. But a group of men looking for the treasures are after her.

129 Atom vs. Atom 1965/08/14

A fake Atom, equipped with 200,000 horsepower, appears. This robot has been created to beat Atom by gangs around the world who have always been beaten by him.

130 The Storm on Mars 1965/08/21

Strange incidents occur frequently at the construction site of a base on Mars. Robots are also being demolished one after another. When Atom and his friends travel there to investigate, a gigantic army of ants attacks them.

131 The Moon Champion 1965/06/28

Shooting, fencing, an obstacle race, and wrestling: Atom wins easily in these four games, advancing to the final league of the Moon Champion. However, war robot Goram, controlled by Ham Egg, starts to get in Atom's way.

132 Prince Louis 1965/09/04

The mother of Prince Louis steals Shadow II, a new-style robot designed for spying. She is planning to replace her son's body with the latest robot. She does not know that ShadowIIis loaded with a time bomb…

133 Revenge After Ten Years 1965/09/11

The ordinary robot Riboryu suddenly turns violent and lets Dr. Marus and his accomplices escape from jail. Riboryu has been preprogrammed to save Dr. Marus after ten years.

134 Operation Escape 1965/09/18

Dr. Elite, who has succeeded in developing a high-speed rocket engine, is taken away with his daughter to a country called Dark. When Atom receives an SOS message through a carrier pigeon, he sets out to bring them back from Dark. However, the doctor is scared of flying, so they have to escape by other means.

135 The Robot-Dog Backy 1965/09/25

Atom goes to see a robot-dog contest with Dr. Ochanomizu. There, Atom becomes aware of poor stray robot-dogs left behind in the shadow of more beautiful, more accomplished robot-dogs. He feels sorry for the forgotten dogs.

136 Inspector Jaguar 1965/10/02

Police inspector Jaguar is the only robot that is allowed to arrest humans. A group of people, however, takes this as an insult and set a trap for the inspector.

137 Little Cooley 1965/10/09

A sister-robot and her younger brother-robot run away from a space station and head for the Earth. The two robots are equipped with heat resistant devices that enable them to work near the sun. When their bodies touch each other, the surrounding temperature rapidly drops. If they come to the Earth, everything will freeze...

138 A Long Day 1965/10/16

Abnormal weather suddenly hits the Earth. After an investigation, it becomes clear that the problem has been caused by Earth's orbit having gone astray. Then Atom realizes that behind this are evil aliens trying to destroy the Earth.

139 Astro Boy Stolen 1965/10/23

It is an injustice that robots should never grow up, thinks a new scientist who has been appointed to the Science Ministry. He puts Atom's artificial intelligence into the body of an adult robot. Meanwhile someone steals Atom's body.

140 The King and Atom 1965/10/30

Puka-Puka Island is a southern island. In its animal kingdom, however, is a white bear that cannot exist on a southern island. Atom and his friends head for Puka-Puka Island to find out why the bear is there, but an unseen enemy obstructs their way and makes it impossible for them to approach the island.

141 The Locomotive March 1965/11/06

Children love March, an atomic-powered locomotive. Getting jealous of its popularity, Gold challenges March with another locomotive called “Horsepower." The match starts based on a rule that the loser has to be disassembled. Gold obstructs March by various means.

142 Minya's Star 1965/11/13

There is a diary of a female soldier who never had the chance to return to Earth after her emergency landing on an ice planet. Now Atom, who is riding on a sightseeing rocket, is forced to land on the same planet, and finds the diary. Then humans begin to quarrel shamefully over the two diamonds mentioned in the diary.

143 Bird Street Story 1965/11/20

Bird Street, is a preserved 20th century-street where robot boys and human boys confront each other in endless petty quarrels. A robot boys ask Atom to join them, but…

144 Lost Friendship 1965/11/27

Atom saves Robot Muller from villains, and a friendship develops between them. Muller plays happily with Atom and Uran, but in fact he is a robot for terrorist use, made to destroy a nuclear power plant.

145 Atom in the Deep Sea 1965/12/04

Dr. Ochanomizu assigns Atom a new mission that requires him to find an H-bomb plane from the deep waters and to defuse it. Then Atom's mother becomes angry because he is always summoned for dangerous missions.

146 Report from the Future 1965/12/11

Dr. Muder reports, “Tomorrow, robots will start a rebellion" when he comes back from a time machine trip to the next day. Hearing this, humans start a riot, shouting that the robots should be destroyed now. The scared robots run into a fortress.

147 Mid-air Screen 1965/12/18

A machine for projecting pictures in the air has recently been invented. Then the owner of a theater steals it, and starts to take away energy from machines and robots in order to get enough energy for screening.

148 Robio and Robiet 1965/12/25

The Ijio family and the Yani family have been on bad terms for generations. The robots made by the doctors in each family also hate each other. Between these enemy families, however, a fragile love begins to grow, and…

149 The Can Capriccio 1966/01/01

A can with a parachute falls from the sky on Atom's house on New Year's Day. He tries hard to open it without success. Meanwhile, a can opener falls from the sky in a different place…

150 Miss Magnet 1966/01/08

Miss Magnet produces strong magnetic force when she laughs. One day a group of gangs abduct Dr. Tera, the one who created her. They are planning to rob a bank using Miss Magnet's power.

151 Lonely Atom 1966/01/15

Robot Pulse hypnotizes Dr. Ochanomizu to develop Lucky Machine, a machine that controls the human brain. Then people manipulated by its hypnotizing radio wave start to ignore Atom, leaving him all alone.

152 The Robot Bombs 1966/01/22

Robot Bomb Wide wants to be useful to humans. So takes to attacking Atom, mistaking him for a bad robot.

153 The Red Merry-Go-Round 1966/01/29

Uran is on a merry-go-round in an amusement park when she disappears. The merry-go-round turns out to be an electrical transmitter for sending certain substances that was made by Dr. Umazuki, who lost his daughter and horse ten years before.

154 Blue Bird Story 1966/02/05

Whenever it hears small birds crying out for help, a robot named Blue Bird rescues them, sometimes even wrecking a building if necessary. Now Blue Bird is trying to rescue a small bird that has wandered into a nuclear power plant…

155 The Crazed Boundary 1966/02/12

In a terrifying country called Libea, robots are under constant surveillance and are sent to an asylum if they disobey orders. Atom sneaks into the asylum to rescue the oppressed robots.

156 Robot Mayor 1966/02/19

Atom and his friends visit a city governed by a robot mayor. The artificial intelligence of the popular mayor, however, turns out to be malfunctioning. When Atom realizes this, he thinks the mayor should not continue his work any more, but…

157 Gypsy's Star 1966/03/26

A robot planet Kipia has drifted into space, and now it is approaching the Earth. When Atom sets out to investigate the planet, he finds that the Kipia people want to make friends with earthlings. Then, in pursuit of Kipia appears the robot planet Garoa, the destroyer of civilization.

158 Funny Companion 1966/03/05

There is a pair of handcuffs that are impossible to take off from a villain's wrists unless he mends his ways. Atom gets handcuffed with a thief by accident, and has to go to jail with him because he cannot mend his ways.

159 Devil and Angel 1966/03/19

Gifted botanist Leaf has created the plant people Freru and Zaboa. Freru is fair like an angel, while Zaboa is an evil monster. When Zaboa becomes violent in the city, Atom and Freru set out to stop Zaboa.

160 The Golden Flute 1966/03/26

The flute expresses the player's feelings through its tunes. Ryuryu, who possesses the flute, comes to Japan in search of her beloved grandfather, but…

161 Dream-selling Aliens 1966/04/02

The artificial intelligence of all robots goes awry because of some strange radio waves from space. Dr. Ochanomizu, at a loss as to what to do, has to make the difficult decision of cutting the energy supply of all robots…

162 Operation Candy 1966/04/09

Atom's friend Carl immigrates to Brazil, where he gets eaten by a dreadful monster. Carl's father sends Atom some articles left by his son, but the monster's egg is mixed among those articles.

163 Road to Another World 1966/04/16

A flaming car disappears as if being swallowed up in another dimension, leaving behind a silver coin that was used in the ancient civilization of the Mu continent. Atom tries to solve the mystery of Mu.

164 The Space Spider 1966/04/23

Atom and Dr. Ochanomizu investigate a UFO. Judging the empty disk dangerous, they stage an attack on it with a missile. Then a huge spider appears from the same type of disk that has landed on earth, and starts attacking humans.

165 A Great Fuss over Babies 1966/04/30

The king and queen of Family Kingdom are distressed at not being able to have a baby. So they decide to adopt a baby robot that wins a contest. Dr. Ochanomizu also participates in the contest with his robot, but…

166 The Jewel-Eating Monster 1966/05/07

Since the science ministries of the world refuse to stop producing war weapons, Dr. Jugemu starts to destroy the ministries with a monster figure that produces tremendous power when it consumes jewels.

167 Plenty of Balloons 1966/05/14

Uncle Poi, who works in a toy factory, is making balloons with hydrogen gas for children. When the machine goes out of order, numerous balloons fly up in the sky. If they are left alone, the balloons may explode violently.

168 The Island That Jumped Up 1966/01/19

Newsta Island, which had suddenly appeared, is now attracting a good number of tourists as a resort. When Atom and his friends visit the island, a big earthquake occurs. Then Atom realizes that the island, in fact, is a UFO.

169 Gift from the Future 1966/05/28

People on a time machine from the future leave something behind on earth. It turns out to be a dinosaur that existed in ancient times on Earth. Atom and Uran love the dinosaur and keep it as a pet, but…

170 Two Princesses 1966/05/04

Two princesses are fighting over sovereignty in a certain country. The princess of the northern castle asks Atom for his cooperation, thus involving him in their dispute.

171 Kutcher Forever 1966/06/11

Dr. Kutcher, inventor of artificial intelligence, is dead. People become crazy trying to uncover his immense legacy. In the middle of this, Atom receives a message from the doctor who is supposed to be dead.

172 The Herald Brothers 1966/06/25

The Herald brothers are trying to defeat every robot in the world. Dr. Herald, disguised as a robot, is controlling them. Then he even captures Atom. STAFF Rendition: Kataoka Chuzo

173 Robotty 1966/07/02

Robotty is a robot of a size smaller than a tiny bean. He asks Dr. Ochanomizu to make a robot-friend for him because he feels lonely all by himself. So Dr. Ochanomizu makes a robot of the same size for him.

174 The Great Submarine Canal 1966/07/09

Strange incidents start occurring, such as an event where a vessel that had disappeared in the Japan Sea turns up in the Pacific Ocean. Dr. Ochanomizu thinks that there could be a submarine canal right beneath Japan. So Atom goes in search of the canal, and encounters subterranean people on the ocean floor.

175 Robot Wars (part one) 1966/07/23

Super artificial intelligence robot Logos threatens to melt the ice on the South Pole and to sink the world into the ocean unless the world surrenders. In response to this threat, Atom and his friends go off to destroy Logos.

176 Robot Wars (part two) 1966/07/30

Super artificial intelligence robot Logos threatens to melt the ice on the South Pole and to sink the world into the ocean unless the world surrenders. In response to this threat, Atom and his friends go off to destroy Logos.

177 The Gigantic Robot 1966/08/06

In a country called Herenia, the national budget is all used to make the world's largest robot Gorem. The robot, however, turns violent because its artificial intelligence is imperfect.

178 Chi-tan's Nighttime Adventure 1966/08/20

Uran secretly takes the baby robot Chi-tan to a robot hospital to make it speak. A robot machine, however, remodels Chi-tan at its discretion. Chi-tan becomes huge, and turns violent in the city.

179 The Blue Knight (part one) 1966/08/27

Count Burg hates serial killer robot Blue Knight so much that he even destroys innocent robots. Atom is caught in the middle of the hatred between robots and humans. STAFF Screenplay: Tomino Yoshiyuki Rendition: Tomino Yoshiyuki

180 The Blue Knight (part two) 1966/09/03

Count Burg hates serial killer robot Blue Knight so much that he even destroys innocent robots. Atom is caught in the middle of the hatred between robots and humans.

181 Ghost Manufacturing Machine 1966/09/10

Dictator Hiller takes Dr. Ochanomizu away, and tries to coerce the doctor into making Hiler clones on a massive scale in order to conquer the world. Atom heads to a country called Boruboa to rescue the doctor.

182 Demented Cobalt 1966/09/24

Atom is asked to cooperate in defeating the dictator of Planet Batra, and he heads for the planet. The dictator Gammer, however, lures Cobalt out and turns him to a robot that will never disobey him. Now Atom has to fight against his own brother.

183 Japanese People from Space 1966/10/01

58 million aliens that look exactly like Japanese people immigrate to Japan, causing a serious food shortage. An alien scientist Dohyar plans to take over Japan by making Japanese people small with cell-reducing fluid. (Remake of the 7th episode “Captain Atom")

184 Time War 1966/10/08

People who have white blood come from the future with Robot Jijiru following them. Blood transfusion are needed to save them. When Atom and Dr. Ochanomizu fly to the future, they discover a post- nuclear war-world. Man has become extinct, and there is a continuous war between artificial men and robots.

185 Star of Africa 1966/10/22

Due to trouble with their plane, Atom and Uran find themselves wandering in Africa. Then they find a cross that emits a mysterious voice. The cross has the power to become the god of robots when fitted with artificial intelligence.

186 Monsters Come out at Night 1966/10/29

Due to trouble with their rocket, Atom and other passengers are forced to land on an unknown small planet. On the planet lives a huge monster that eats plants that grow during the night.

187 Baily's Legend 1966/11/05

Atom and Uran visit the Robot Museum. There, Atom finds an empty showcase labeled “Baily." As the name sounds familiar to Atom, he sets out to investigate it and finds that Baily is an important benefactor to him.

188 Tengu of Kurama 1966/11/19

Robot Tomson, who has the ability to see through objects, sees that most statues of Buddha in Kyoto are fake. Then Atom and his fellows go searching for the real statues, and get surrounded by a group of long-nosed goblins.

189 Confusion at the Shooting Studio 1966/11/26

Atom and Uran go to see the shooting of a film. There, they see robots that look exactly like themselves, and take part in the filming after secretly changing places. In the shooting studio, however, stunt robots are treated as harshly as if they were objects.

190 Miracle of Mesotamia 1966/12/03

Atom and his friends set out on an adventure to look for the mystery capital Mesotamia. When they are hit by a sandstorm, they find a hole up in the sky that they think could lead them to the capital. It seems likely that Mesotamia is a civilization created by aliens who came to the earth 2000 years ago.

191 Wandering Roppi 1966/12/17

Aliens attack a boy and an old man in the deep woods. After Atom saves them, he learns that the boy Roppi and the old man are also aliens. Roppi tells Atom that he is a prince and that he has run away from his planet.

192 Medussa's mansion 1966/12/24

A doctor studying the mysteries of eternal youth has built Medussa's mansion. Atom and his friends visit the mansion and find Medussa's box, which contains the secret of eternal youth. When they open it, they find a young man named Siegfried lying inside.

193 The Greatest Adventure on Earth 1966/12/31

As the temperature of the Earth rises due to the influence of a sunspot, all humans evacuate the Earth and head for space. Only robots are supposed to remain on the Earth, but there is one villain left, and he is trying to seize this chance to conquer the planet.