Aya Ueto voices AstroBoy

It was announced that Aya Ueto(23) a Japanese Idol/Actress will be the lead seiyuu(voice actress) of the japanese dub of Astroboy CG Movie by Imagi(voiced by Freddie Highmore in english: Me likes Aya LOL) and Koji Yakusho(53)will be the seiyuu of Dr. Tenma(voiced by Nicolas Cage in english).It will be shown  on the 10th(Japan)and 23rd(America) of October this year 2009 and  Imagi will also bring Gatchaman to the big screen in full 3D next year 2010.

Story:

Set in futuristic Metro City, Astro Boy is about a young robot with incredible powers created by a brilliant scientist named Tenma (Nicolas Cage).  Powered by positive “blue” energy, Astro Boy (Freddie Highmore) is endowed with super strength, x-ray vision, unbelievable speed and the ability to fly.

Embarking on a journey in search of acceptance, Astro Boy encounters many other colorful characters along the way.  Through his adventures, he learns the joys and emotions of being human, and gains the strength to embrace his destiny.  Ultimately learning his friends and family are in danger, Astro Boy marshals his awesome super powers and returns to Metro City in a valiant effort to save everything he cares about and to understand what it takes to be a hero.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun, Astroboy Movie.com

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