Posted in Nippon 赤い太陽旗


In Takadanobaba (高田馬場), neighbourhood in Shinjuku, is where Astro Boy (or Mighty Atom, originally named in Japan) was “born” or created by Osamu Tezuka in 1952.

According to the story, Astro Boy was born in 2003, and for that reason since then. one of the train platforms uses the theme music from the original TV series to announce when a train departs. Other shops or places in the are, have illustrations or stickers of Astro Boy as well.



Mexican, ecogreenlover, designer and music fan.

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