Even if the movie stinks... which I hope it won't, this is a MUST have.
As far as Manga goes he's about as iconic as it gets, the nearset thing Japan has to Mickey Mouse (who was actually an influencs on Astros hair design!) and this looks like a huge improvement on my Medicom and Takara ones!
Hot Toys - MMS 109 - 1/6 scale Astro Boy collectible figure
Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist named Tenma. Powered by positive "blue" energy, Astro Boy is endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly. Hot Toys proudly present the 1/6th scale Astro Boy Collectible Figure based on the upcoming movie in OCT 2009 - ASTRO BOY.
The Astro Boy Collectible figure features:
l Approximately 9 inches tall
l Over 22 points of articulation
l 2 sets of interchangeable posing hands
l Open chest with positive "blue" energy inside
l Battery-operated illuminated eyes for X-ray vision mode
l Interchangeable arm cannons
l Interchangeable rocket boots
l Figure display base featured with Astro Boy movie logo
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Release date: Q4, 2009
© 2009 Imagi Crystal Limted / Original Manga © Tezuka Productions Co., Ltd.