Japanese animation series ‘Astro Boy’ to be aired on RTV

Culture Desk

17 January, 2020 12:00 AM printer

With cooperation of RTV and Japan Foundation, Japanese beloved animation ‘Astro Boy’ will start to be broadcast from February. RTV CEO Syed Ashik Rahman visited Japanese Ambassador Ito Naoki to sign the memorandum and receive the broadcasting material on January 15.

Astro Boy is a science-fiction anime series about the adventure of an android named Astro Boy in future world where robots and human live together in harmony. He fights against evil enemies and invaders to keep the world peaceful. Since it was first published in 1951, Astro Boy has been one of the biggest hits in Japanese Manga (cartoon) series.

This time RTV will broadcast the 51 episodes in English on every Wednesday and Thursday from 04:20pm. Also, re-broadcasting is available on every Friday and Saturday at 09:15am.