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) 
Genres: action , science fiction 
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, edit.dub:3, sub: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 570 users, rank: #1592 (of 6020)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.496 (So-so+), std. dev.: 2.2432, rank: #5122 (of 6014)
Weighted mean: 5.461 (So-so+), rank: #5169 (of 6014) (seen all: 6.97 / seen some: 5.54 / won't finish: 4.09)
Bayesian estimate: 5.646 (Decent−), rank: #4222 (of 4525)
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 (from $67.41)
    Gigantor - Collection 1 (Dub.DVD) 2009-05-05 (from $22.13)
    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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