Synopsis

DOCTOR TENMA’s son dies in a freak EVIL ROBOT ACCIDENT, so he resurrects him as a ROBOT BOY who ONLY WEARS PANTS. And somehow doesn’t think that’s creepy.

Meanwhile, ASTRO BOY is not the slightest bit creeped out by the fact he now has SUPERPOWERS and ROCKET FEET, and thus proceeds to FIGHT CRIME. Or, er, FIGHT VAGUELY NASTY PEOPLE and beat up A LOT OF ROBOTS, anyway.

By the Numbers

  • Butt-injections: 1
  • 3D/CGI/anime WTF factor: 204
  • OH GOD EVEN ASTRO BOY IS NOT SAFE FROM NICHOLAS CAGE factor: over 9000
  • Evil Presidents: 1
  • Memories reconstructed from DNA: 24
  • Seconds for which Astro Boy is fazed by becoming a robot: 4
  • Bodily fluids suddenly released: 2
  • Revolutionary Fridges: 1
  • Tiny Girls with Chainsaws: 1
  • Ham: 1
  • Egg: 1
  • Chips: 0
  • Machineguns… in my butt?: 2
  • Hours this movie’s designers spent watching Wall-E: 6
  • Hours this movie’s designers spent watching Star Trek (2009): 4
  • Hours this movie’s designers spent playing Tumiki Fighters: 10
  • Hours this movie’s designers spent playing Final Fantasy XIII: 40
  • Hours this movie’s designers spent reading Astro Boy: 1

Overall: 3 / 5