Astro Boyknown natively in Japanese as Tetsuwan Atom is a 1952 manga series written by Osamu Tezuka and was published by Kobunsha serialized in Shonen from April 3, 1952 until March 12, 1968.
Astro Boy was an immediate success in Japan, it was incredibly popular with young boys. The popularity of the Astro Boy manga remains to this day. The manga currently ranks as the tenth best-selling manga series with over 100 million copies sold.
Astro Boy has been critically acclaimed by critics,