“PLUTO” (2023) | Anime Series on Netflix: Beyond the legend of Osamu Tezuka

Pluto, the new series on Netflix, is an adaptation of the critically acclaimed manga of the same name by Naoki Urasawa and Takashi Nagasaki. The series is based on an arc in Osamu Tezuka‘s classic manga Astro Boy, but is a standalone story that can be enjoyed by viewers new to the franchise.

“Pluto” brings us back to the purest tradition of Japanese anime in the subgenre that perhaps has brought it more success: the futuristic dystopia.

Here we have a story that explores the coexistence between humans and robots, who start getting murdered.

Welcome to this dark world of detectives and robots, creators, and above all, many secrets to unveil.

Eight episodes to discover the universe of Naoki Urasawa and the already legendary Osamu Tezuka if you haven’t already.

Welcome to the world of Astro Boy.


Pluto is set in a future where robots live and work alongside humans. The series follows Inspector Gesicht, a human police officer who is assigned to investigate the murders of seven of the world’s most advanced robots. As Gesicht investigates, he uncovers a conspiracy that threatens to destabilize the fragile peace between humans and robots.

Pluto Trailer

About Pluto (manga)

Pluto is a Japanese manga series that has captivated readers with its gripping storyline, compelling characters, and thought-provoking themes. Written and illustrated by the talented Naoki Urasawa, Pluto is a masterful blend of mystery, science fiction, and thriller genres. This critically acclaimed series was serialized in Shogakukan’s seinen manga magazine, Big Comic Original, from September 2003 to April 2009. In this article, we will delve into the world of Pluto, exploring its plot, characters, production, and reception. Read more

Release Date

October 26, 2023

Where to Watch Pluto



The Cast

Shinshu Fuji
Shinshu Fuji
Minori Suzuki
Minori Suzuki
Yoko Hikasa
Yoko Hikasa
Hiroki Yasumoto
Hiroki Yasumoto

Koichi Yamadera
Hidenobu Kiuchi
Rikiya Koyama
Mamoru Miyano
Toshihiko Seki

Alice Lange
Alice Lange
Alice Lange is passionate about music. She has been part of several groups in the production side and has now decided to bring her experience to the field of journalism. She also reviews movies and television and participates in various events.
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