Most Popular Anime Characters - Astro Boy
Astro Boy has appeared in animated television series and video games.
The City of Niiza registered the character as an actual resident on 7 April 2003.
He was named on the list of 50 Greatest Comic Characters by 'Empire Magazine'.
Tezuka's art style became more modern and cute to appeal to the audience of boys in elementary school.
Merchandise based on Astro Boy has been released, including clothing, toys, and action figures.
He was also inducted into the Robot Hall of Fame.