Production info

Cleopatra's Heart
Japan, 1963  TV  

TV-series Astro Boy (鉄腕アトム)


Astro Boy tries to foil a mad scientist's plot to use a robotic Cleopatra (a sexy one, of course) to recreate the ancient kingdom of Egypt. Cleopatra's love, by the way, is another robot called Mark Anthony.

Episode 44 of the Japanese anime series "Astro Boy" (鉄腕アトム or Tetsuwan Atomu) based on the Manga comic "Secret of the Egyptian Conspirators " (1954) by Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989). It is a cartoon adventure series about a youngster in the 21st century. Interestingly, Astro Boy was the first animated TV series to be produced in Japan. After becoming a worldwide hit, Japanese cartoons began to flood the market with the release of other successful series. Followed by episode 45 "The Return of Cleopatra".

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