Astro Boy

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[Santa Monica, Calif.] : Summit Entertainment, [2010].
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1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 
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[Santa Monica, Calif.] : Summit Entertainment, [2010].
025192058417, 00025192058417


General Note
Based on the original manga by Tezuka Osamu.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
General Note
Special features: Inside the recording booth; Designing a hero; Building Metro City; Astro Boy image gallery: creating a global icon; Getting the Astro Boy look; Astro vs. the Junkyard Pirates (animated short); The RRF in: the new recruit (animated short).
Creation/Production Credits
Music by John Ottman ; editor, Robert Anich ; production designer, Samuel Michlap ; art director, Jake Rowell ; director of photography, Pepe Valencia ; head of animation, Tim Cheung.
Voices: Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland, Charlize Theron, Nicolas Cage, David Alan Grier, Ryan Stiles.
Set in futuristic Metro City. When a brilliant scientist's young son dies, he secretly creates a powerful robot boy he names Astro Boy. Unable to fulfill the grieving man's expectations, Astro Boy embarks on a journey in search of acceptance. Along his way he experiences betrayal and a netherworld of robot gladiators, before he returns to save Metro City and reconcile with the father who had rejected him.
Study Program Information
Lone Star Library.
System Details
DVD format, NTSC region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer.
English or dubbed Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bowers, D., Garger, M., Harris, T., Ottman, J., Anich, R., Michlap, S., Rowell, J., Valencia, P. (., Cheung, T., Highmore, F., Bell, K., Lane, N., Levy, E., Lucas, M., Nighy, B., Sutherland, D., Theron, C., Cage, N., Grier, D. A., Stiles, R., & Tezuka, O. (2010). Astro Boy . Summit Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Bowers et al.. 2010. Astro Boy. [Santa Monica, Calif.]: Summit Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David Bowers et al.. Astro Boy [Santa Monica, Calif.]: Summit Entertainment, 2010.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bowers, David, et al. Astro Boy Summit Entertainment, 2010.

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