Gigantor (TV)

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[ adapted from Tetsujin 28 Gou (manga) ]

Related anime:
    New Gigantor (TV) (1980-10-03 to 1981-09-25, sequel)
    Tetsujin 28-go FX (TV) (1992-04-05 to 1993-03-30, sequel)
    Tetsujin 28th (TV) (2004-04-07 to 2004-09-29, remake)
      Tetsujin 28-go: Hakuchū no Zangetsu (movie) (2007-03-31)
    Tetsujin 28-go (live-action movie) (2005, remake)
    Tetsujin 28-gō Gao! (TV) (2013-04-06, alternate retelling)

Alternative title:
De Man van Staal (Dutch)
El Hombre de Acero (Spanish)
Iron Man #28
Iron Man 28
Tetsujin 28 (Japanese)
Tetsujin 28-go (Japanese)
鉄人28号 (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, super robot
Objectionable content: None
Plot Summary: A boy detective named Jimmy Sparks has complete access to a giant robot named Gigantor which was created by his late father. With the usage of a remote control that allows Jimmy to control the robot, he is able to make Gigantor do incredible things that can help restore justice and fight off criminals and terrorists around the world.
User Ratings: 133 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 4 votes (dub:4)
 Excellent: 4 votes (dub:2, edit.dub:1, sub:1)
 Very good: 13 votes (dub:10, edit.dub:3)
 Good: 26 votes (dub:19, sub:3, edit.dub:3, others:1
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Decent: 33 votes (dub:24, edit.dub:4, sub:3, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 So-so: 15 votes (dub:13, edit.dub:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 10 votes (dub:8, sub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Weak: 8 votes (sub:3, dub:3, edit.dub:1, ?:1)
 Bad: 15 votes (dub:13, edit.dub:2)
 Awful: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (dub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 565 users, rank: #1570 (of 5921)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.496 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.2432, rank: #5036 (of 5914)
Weighted mean: 5.462 (So-so+), rank: #5073 (of 5914) (seen all: 6.96 / seen some: 5.54 / won't finish: 4.08)
Bayesian estimate: 5.634 (Decent−), rank: #4155 (of 4462)
Number of episodes: 83
Episode titles: We have 96
Production cost: ¥1,200,000 (per episode)
Vintage:
1963-10-20 to 1966-05-27
2005-11-01 to 2006-01-11 (AdultSwim Broadcast [Eps. 1-52 only])
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 2
News: Show:
Gigantor on Adult Swim (Oct 20, 2005)
New Geneon Acquisitions (Jul 4, 2004)
Ben Dunn Interview (May 27, 2004)
New Gigantor Anime (Nov 25, 2003)
Otaku Unite! at AWA (May 15, 2003)
More on JACCC event (Apr 3, 2003)
Dorama Encyclopedia (Jul 13, 2002)
AX 2002: TRSI Panel (Jul 6, 2002)
Wizard lists Top 50 Anime (Jul 16, 2001)
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Hey, Answerman! (May 5, 2006)
Theatrical Anime (Jan 22, 2004)
Old School - Giant Robo (Feb 9, 2003)
Shelf Life (Jan 26, 2003)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Gigantor [Box Set 1] (DVD) 2002-10-22
    Gigantor [Box Set 2] (DVD) 2003-02-11
    Gigantor - Collection 1 (Dub.DVD) 2009-05-05 (from $22.87)
    Gigantor - Collection 2 (Dub.DVD) 2009-09-15 (from $19.99)
DVD (Region 4)
    Gigantor - Collection 1 (DVD) 2010-02-17

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Music: Toriro Miki (Theme Song Composition)
Original creator: Mitsuteru Yokoyama
Kazue Takahashi as Shoutarou Kaneda

Kousei Tomita as Chief Ootsuka
Minoru Yada as Doctor Shikishima
Toshio Andou as Kenji Murasame
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Narrator

Japanese companies
Broadcaster: Fuji TV
English staff
English cast
Music Coordination:
Dan Hart
George Craig
Production Supervision:
Al Singer
Fred Ladd
Supervising Editor: P.A. Zavala
Theme Song Composition:
Gene Raskin
Lou Singer
Title Design: Robert E. Lee
Voice Direction: Peter Fernandez
Billie Lou Watt as Jimmy Sparks

Gilbert Mack as
Dr. Bob Brilliant
The Narrator
Peter Fernandez as Dick Strong
Ray Owens as Inspector Blooper

Gilbert Mack as Big Fang
Peter Fernandez as
Buttons
Johnny
Ray Owens as Proffessor Stinger

English companies
Broadcaster:
Adult Swim
Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
NBC
Distributor:
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Siren Visual (Australia & New Zealand)
Internet Streaming: Hulu
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
Francisco Colmenero as Narrator
Salvador Najar as Shotaro Kaneda
Spanish companies
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
(none)
Broadcaster: Rede Record
Dubbing Studio: Dublasom Guanabara
Portuguese cast
(none)
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