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Title(s): Pluto
Pluto: Urasawa x Tezuka
Author(s): Tezuka Osamu, Urasawa Naoki
Artist(s): URASAWA Naoki
Genres: Action, Drama, Mystery, Psychological, Sci-fi, Seinen, Tragedy
Start Date: 2004
Status: Completed
Someone - or something - is destroying the seven most powerful robots in the world one after the other; brutally dismantling them without any provocation on their part. Gesicht, one of the seven and a detective for the European Federation, embarks on a mission to capture the killer...and confront the mysteries behind the vague but disturbing memories that keep haunting him in his dreams.

Won the 9th Japan Media Arts Award Excellence Prize in the Manga division.
Won the 9th Tezuka Osamu Cultural Award Grand Prize.
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A classic, reborn for a new generation
Written by Topside on September 22, 2011 at 2:31 AM
Overall Rating
Story: 5
Dialogue: 5
Animation: 5
Entertainment: 5
Urasawa brings his touch to Tezuka's classic tale of one robot's quest to understand what it is to be human.

Let's face it - anime as we know it would not exist without Astro Boy (or Tetsuwan Atom, as the purists know it). The brainchild of Osamu Tezuka, godfather of manga himself, this futuristic take of the classic Pinocchio story is heralded as one of the greatest shonen series of all time. Now Urasawa brings his masterful touch to this tale, adding drama and suspense in ways Tezuka would have been proud to see. Urasawa's story is seen (read more)
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