A teaser trailer for the upcoming French cartoon Astro Boy Reboot made its debut today at the convention MAGIC in Monaco. Astro Boy Reboot is a a co-production from Shibuya Productions in Monaco, Caribara Production in France and Tezuka Productions in Japan. Here’s the first look – a dazzling combination of CG and traditional hand drawn animation.
Astro Boy was created by Osamu Tezuka as manga in the 1950s, and as a pioneering anime TV series in the early 60s. Twenty-six episodes of Astro Boy Reboot are now in production, targeted at children between eight and twelve years of age. No U.S. Network or distributor has been announced.