How much do you know about manga character Astro Boy? Behind that serene face lies a sad and moving story!
As well as contending with marauding robots and alien warriors, Astro Boy can also count robot-hating human villains among his enemies. To help him fight evil and injustice, he has seven amazing powers: 100K horsepower strength, jet flight, laser lights in his eyes, super hearing, he can translate any language, has a retractable machine gun in his hips and a high IQ.
This manga hero of the 1950s and '60s was created by Osamu Tezuka and was originally known in Japan as Mighty Atom.
This ceramic mug features a bold white, orange and black design showing Astro Boy's face on the front and ranks of evil baddies on the back.
Made in Japan.
Diameter: 8.2cm, width below includes handle.