Bio: Tetsuro Hoshino was a young an innocent boy living on Earth. When his mother was brutally slained by a bored aristocrat cyborg named Count Mecha, he vowed to go to the planet Andromeda to get a metal body and rid the world of all "robot-men" who have lost their humanity.
Shortly after the attack on his mother, he was rescued by a mysterious woman named Maetel who gave him a free ticket to go to Andromeda aboard the Galaxy Express 999, a train that travels through the stars. On his journey, he discovered many worlds and met extraordinary people. His voyage changed him profoundly and altered his perception on life and its meaning.