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Jazwares Inc. Awarded Master Toy License For Astro Boy Movie

Jazwares Inc: Jay Cochran - 2008.10.25
The folks at Jazwares Inc. let us know that they have been awarded the master toy license for the new ASTRO BOY movie.

Slated for worldwide theatrical release in 2009, ASTRO BOY will feature the voices of Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage, Donald Sutherland, Nathan Lane, Bill Nighy and Eugene Levy with Freddie Highmore in the title role. David Bowers is directing ASTRO BOY from a screenplay written by Timothy Harris, with Maryann Garger producing.

ASTRO BOY was created by the "god of manga", Japan's Osamu Tezuka, in the early 1950s. The iconic character has since found wide popularity around the world as the hero of three acclaimed animated television series spanning the past four decades, besides being one of the top licensed properties for merchandising.

More details about this new toyline will be revealed soon.


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jamaro
2008-12-03
3:52 am

Well since I can't say too much about Astro Boy yet, let's talk Sonic. I will start a new thread for Sonic! 
Superchaos2585
2008-12-02
8:59 pm

[quote name='Alexx' post='16519122' date='Dec 2 2008, 10:51 AM']Oh man, I'd be up for that! I always wanted an eggpod; used to draw all sorts of them (making up my own boss fights) back in elementary school. I'm also a big fan of robot versions of the hero, so Metal Sonic has alway... read more 
Alexx
2008-12-02
2:51 pm

[quote name='Superchaos2585' post='16518719' date='Nov 30 2008, 08:56 PM']Hey jamaro... As long time Sonic fans, There are many people (of which I am one of) who would like to see the robots and vehicles of the Sonic universe portrayed as action figures. I mean it would be awesome to have t... read more 
spunk
2008-12-02
6:53 am

Ha ha ha! I have one of those! I agree with Rock Steady about the Super Poser Knuckles and Tails and with Superchaos2585 on the Metal sonic figure and the Eggpod as well as Tail's plain The Tornado! I would also like to see a wider range of characters (See my other post)  
Superchaos2585
2008-12-01
10:18 pm

[quote name='RockSteady' post='16518956' date='Dec 1 2008, 04:28 PM']I second the E figures. Those designs were always stellar. But more importantly I totally second Metal Sonic. We NEED a Metal Sonic. He is a fan favorite and I'm amazed he has not been given proper plastic treatment. I ... read more 
RockSteady
2008-12-01
9:28 pm

[quote name='Superchaos2585' post='16518719' date='Nov 30 2008, 08:56 PM']Hey jamaro... As long time Sonic fans, There are many people (of which I am one of) who would like to see the robots and vehicles of the Sonic universe portrayed as action figures. I mean it would be awesome to have t... read more 
Superchaos2585
2008-12-01
1:56 am

Hey jamaro... As long time Sonic fans, There are many people (of which I am one of) who would like to see the robots and vehicles of the Sonic universe portrayed as action figures. I mean it would be awesome to have the Eggpod to put our Eggman/Robotnik figures in. And the same thing goes for t... read more 
RockSteady
2008-11-30
8:44 pm

With the rerelease of the Super Poser Sonic the Hedgehog figure, is there any chance we will see a rerelease of the Super Poser Shadow? Also will you consider releasing the, unforunatelly canceled, Super Poser Knuckles and Tails? 
spunk
2008-11-23
10:11 pm

So excited! I have been a Sonic fan since Sonic 1 came out and my brother left his Game Gear alone on his bed lol. and I've played every Sonic game since. Thanks Joe for that great info I cant wait to see the pictures of the upcoming figures! 
RockSteady
2008-11-23
7:00 pm

Sounds cool Jamaro. I'm realy excited for these. Sonic has been my favorite video game since it first came out. When cn we expect these figures to come out? 
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