is a 2001 Japanese animated science fiction drama film based upon Osamu Tezuka's 1949 manga of the same name. The film was directed by Rintaro, written by Katsuhiro Otomo, and produced by Madhouse, with conceptual support from Tezuka Productions.
Humans and robots coexist in the futuristic city of Metropolis, although robots are discriminated against and segregated to the city's lower levels. A lot of Metropolis' human population are unemployed and deprived, and many people blame the robots for taking their jobs.
|genre||action drama science fiction|
|keywords||adopted son advanced astro boy burn capture class struggle disown duke red evil man fly fritz lang futuristic city gender swap how to hunt kami kill martial law metropolis opening ceremony plutocratic private detective secret weapon shinto religion their way tower of babel traffic unemployed want wound write|
|producer||Iwao Yamaki Masao Maruyama|
|theme||animated anime dystopian japanese mad scientist science fiction action science fiction drama the future|