1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

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jeffbert
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1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby jeffbert » 2 months ago

"Separate volume Televi-kun ⑪ Astro Boy Published December 29, 1980"
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This appears to be a magazine, & from what I have read so far, it should be the 1st of a series. Many images, and not as much text as I would have preferred, but good stuff.

I will skip to the most important content, which I will retell very selectively.

For the core characters, the voice actors are named.

This:
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Appears to be a small booklet prepared for the people who were to create the 1980s series. Among other things, it contains character bios for the core characters: Atom, Uran, papa, Mama, Dr. O, Dr. Tenma, Higeoyaji, Tawashi, Nakamura, Atom's classmates, Atlas, Livian, Skunk, Walpur Gis, Tenma's assistants, Shib's parents.

4 pages reproduced on each page of the magazine, thus, even at 600 dpi, still, very difficult to read some Kanji.


Anyway, of the classmates, Tamao, Kenichi, Midori, and Shibugaki are profiled; Shib's 4 henchmen are named:

Naoto, Osamu, Noboru, and Takashi.

Interesting stuff!
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Re: 1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby Dizrythmia » 2 months ago

A copy of this has been floating around Japan Yahoo Auctions for a while now if you want a physical copy.

I've been eyeing it off, but I keep spending my money on other things :D

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Re: 1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby jeffbert » 2 months ago

I think I bought it from MANDRAKE; though might have been Amazon.
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Re: 1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby jeffbert » 2 months ago

Something that few would suspect, this magazine says tht Walpr Gis was not killed by Atlas, but enslaved by him, & forced to build more OMEGA FACTOR devices.
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Re: 1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby DrFrag » 2 months ago

That's weird, because we clearly see Walpur Guiss disintegrated along with his castle. Also, Atlas already had the ability to make Omega Factor devices. He put it in the robot vikings.

jeffbert wrote:Shib's 4 henchmen are named: Naoto, Osamu, Noboru, and Takashi.


That's cool! Does it show which ones they are?
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Re: 1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby jeffbert » 2 months ago

i RECALL having them named in their portraits. But, I was unsure which were which:
https://www.astroboy-online.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=10337
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Re: 1980 MIGHTY ATOM magazine

Postby Genshi-san » 1 month ago

Naoto, Osamu, Noboru, and Takashi.

Osamu is ofc Tezuka
Noboru is The show's director, Noboru Ishiguro
No idea who the other two are


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