Metropolis

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Rock is trying to destroy Tima and the factory, the side parting in his hair frequently changes sides.

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Continuity mistake: At Robot Storage Area 17, the door to storage has writing (3 words) on its window. When seen from the other side it has the number 101 on it.

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Question: The character Rock resembles Protoman (aka Blues in Japan) from the videogame Mega Man (Rockman) in appearance. Both wear shades and red clothing (Megaman has blue eyes and black hair and it's assumed that Proto has the same). The original Megaman characters and plot are very similar to Osamu Tezuka's Astroboy. With the character name, the robot themes, jazz/blues music, and the appearance, I was wondering if this was intentional on the animator's part or just coincidental.

Chosen answer: If anything, Mega Man was influenced by Metropolis--Mega Man came around in 1987 and Metropolis first appeared in manga form in 1949.


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