Astro Boy Will Serve as the Guide for Pasona Group Expo Pavilion!

On September 7th in Yumeshima, Osaka, a momentous ceremony marked the initiation of PASONA NATUREVERSE, the remarkable Pasona Group pavilion set to showcase at the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo. The event also featured an exclusive interview with Pasona Group CEO, Nambu, at a simultaneous press conference. During the interview, Nambu unveiled details about the pavilion, including the exciting news that the iconic Astro Boy and Black Jack will serve as the pavilion’s navigators.

Pasona Group Inc. is excited to announce that Astro Boy will be the official navigator for the entire Pasona Group Pavilion, while Black Jack will take on the role of guiding visitors through the future medicine exhibit area within the Pasona Group Pavilion, named PASONA NATUREVERSE. Both Astro Boy and Black Jack will also serve as PR ambassadors for PASONA NATUREVERSE. Pasona Group is committed to collaborating closely with the Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition to ensure the Osaka-Kansai Expo becomes a resounding success.

The news was featured in the following media. Please note they are only in Japanese.

Newspapers and web media
Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Kansai Edition, September 8, page 41)
The Yomiuri Shimbun (Kansai Edition, September 8, page 10)
The Asahi Shimbun (September 8, page 6, with color photo)
The Sankei Shimbun (Osaka Edition, September 8, Page 8, with photo)
The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun (September 8, page 27, with photo)
The Kobe Shimbun (September 8, page 8, with color photo)
Nihon Keizai Shimbun (electronic edition, September 7)
Kyodo News (September 7, with color photo)
Jiji Press (September 7) and 88 other web media

TV Program Broadcast
NHK Osaka “Hot Kansai” (September 7, 6:00-7:00 PM)
TV Osaka “Yasashii News” (September 7, 4:29-4:54 PM)
Yomiuri TV “Kansai Johou Net ten” (September 7, 4:50 – 7:00 PM)
Asahi Broadcasting “Ohayo Asahi Desu” (September 8, 5:00 AM)
Yomiuri TV “ZIP!” (September 8, 5:50 – 9:00 AM)