Astro Boy was created by Osamu Tezuka, the "Father of Manga". As the story goes, Astro Boy is a child robot made by Dr. Tenma to replace his dead son. Instead, he becomes the greatest superhero.
Astro Boy's guardian.
Originally introduced as a private investigator, later played roles as school teacher and martial arts expert. He also appears has cameo roles in several other different works by Osamu Tezuka.
Comic book writer and artist who draws himself in some of his comic books.
One of Astro Boy's schoolmates.
Astro Boy's younger sister.
Astro Boy's brother.
After his son died in a car accident, Tenma created Astro Boy in Tobio likeness in hopes to help his grief of his son's death.
An evil circus ringmaster who treats robots badly.
One of Tezuka's recurring characters.
Character who appears in many of Osamu Tezuka's works.
Osamu Tezuka's character that inspired Simba from the Lion King.
On her planet she looks like a locus alien, but on Earth she looks like a human so that she can blend in with society. She befriends Astro Boy as they both try to figure out how to hide and live in 1969 Japan.
The legendary Monkey King of Buddhist fable and story. An irascible trickster figure, wielder of the Ruyi Jingu Bang, defeater of the four Dragon Kings, and much, much more. He lives in a paradise analogous to neither Heaven nor Hell.
A Princess born with a boy's heart who must pretend to be a male prince so she can inherit the throne, At night she become the Phantom Knight and fights crime and stopping Duke Duralumon's evil schemes.
Robot magician who befriends Astro Boy.
Man from Los Angeles that is a friend to robots and supporter of robot rights.
Human boy that falls in love with a robot.
Personification of Death. One of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.
The main deity of the Abrahamic religions.
Scientist who accidentally turns himself into a fly.
Cleopatra VII Philopator (69-30 B.C.) was the last reigning Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. She reigned during the tumultuous decades that saw Egypt incorporated into the Roman Empire.
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