New Gigantor (TV)

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© Hikari Production • TMS


[ sequel of Gigantor (TV) ]

Alternative title:
Ironman 28 (Spanish)
New Iron Man No.28
New Tetsujin-28
Super robot 28 (Italian)
Taiyo no Shisha Tetsujin 28-go (Japanese)
Tetsujin 28-go TV 2 (Japanese)
The New Adventures of Gigantor
رعـد العملاق (Arabic)
太陽の使者 鉄人28号 (Japanese)
鉄人28号(新) (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, super robot
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Shotaro Kaneda is a young boy whose dead scientist father created the giant robot Tetsujin 28 after realizing the chances of attacks from outer galaxies. Shotaro has possession of the only controller, kept in an attache case, which enables him to have direct command of the all mighty Tetsujin 28. If the controller goes into the hands of the enemy, this could lead Tetsujin 28 to fight for villains who want to destroy The Earth. Whenever peace in this world is threaten, Shotaro together with his friends, Dr. Shikishima, Detective Otsuka, must unleash the power of our metallic super hero.
User Ratings: 22 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:1, others:2
2 Arabic dubbed
)
 Excellent: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Korean dubbed
)
 Very good: 5 votes (dub:2, raw:1, others:2
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Arabic edited dub
)
 Good: 4 votes (dub:2, sub:1, others:1
1 Arabic dubbed
)
 Decent: 1 vote (dub:1)
 So-so: 4 votes (dub:1, ?:1, others:2
1 Arabic dubbed
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: -
 Bad: 1 vote (others:1
1 Arabic dubbed
)
 Awful: -
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Seen in part or in whole by 62 users, rank: #4011 (of 6020)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.909 (Good), std. dev.: 2.1301, rank: #2607 (of 6014)
Weighted mean: 6.791 (Good−), rank: #2747 (of 6014) (seen all: 6.89 / seen some: 7.25 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.067 (Good), rank: #1819 (of 4524)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 51
Episode titles: We have 51
Vintage: 1980-10-03 to 1981-09-25
Release dates: We have 2
Opening Theme:
"Messenger Of The Sun: Tetsujin 28" by Gimmick
Ending Theme:
#1: "Theme of Shotaro - Toward the Hope" by Gimmick (eps 1-26)
#2: "Tetsujin 28: The Invincible" by Gimmick (eps 27-51)
Links: We have 2
Trivia: We have 1
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Chief Director: Tetsuo Imazawa
Storyboard:
Kazuo Yamazaki (ep 26)
Kazuyuki Hirokawa (ep 42)
Shinya Sadamitsu (4 episodes
eps 18, 28, 36, 44
)

Takenori Kawada (ep 3)
Toshifumi Takizawa (eps 47, 49)
Yuzo Aoki (eps 35, 46)
Episode Director:
Akinori Nagaoka (eps 9, 11)
Katsuyoshi Yatabe (eps 35, 42, 47)
Kazuyuki Hirokawa
Minoru Okazaki
Nobuo Tomizawa (ep 8)
Osamu Sekita (ep 29)
Ryoji Fujiwara (4 episodes
eps 26, 33, 39, 46
)

Satoshi Dezaki (ep 20)
Shigeo Hasagawa 
Shigeo Koshi (ep 2)
Takao Yotsuji (ep 5)
Takenori Kawada (eps 6, 13)
Tetsuo Imazawa
Yasuo Yamayoshi (9 episodes
eps 4, 10, 17, 21, 24, 31, 37, 43, 50
)

Yuzo Aoki (8 episodes
eps 14, 16, 19, 23, 27, 35, 41, 46
)

Original creator: Mitsuteru Yokoyama
Character Design:
Akio Sugino 
Kinichirou Suzuki
Art Director: Tsutomu Ishigaki
Animation Director: Kinichirou Suzuki
Mechanical design: Minoru Maeda
Sound Director: Wataru Idachi
Director of Photography: Takafumi Arai
Assistant Animation Director: Kazuhide Tomonaga (ep 8)
Background Art:
Masao Odaka
Naoko Masuda
In-Between Animation:
Akihiko Imai (eps 7, 18)
Atsuko Horike (ep 13)
Ayako Tanaka (ep 29)
Etsuko Matsuno (eps 9, 33)
Fujika Enomoto (eps 23, 26)
Fujiko Ito (ep 40)
Fumiko Tanaka (ep 35)
Fumiyo Yoshikawa (eps 2, 23, 33)
Hideko Yamauchi (ep 16)
Hirokazu Kikuchi (ep 8)
Hiroko Inoue (8 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 13, 17, 21, 31, 37
)

Hiromi Kanda (ep 35)
Hiromi Seino (eps 1, 3, 6)
Hitoshi Nanba (ep 14)
Hitoshi Ueda (ep 8)
Ichiro Nakagawa (ep 40)
Jun Kiguchi (ep 25)
Kaori Yamada (eps 29, 35)
Kazuyo Waki (6 episodes
eps 3, 5, 12, 14, 20, 25
)

Kazuyoshi Katayama (ep 8)
Keiko Oyamada (ep 8)
Keiko Yamamoto (ep 23)
Kenji Hachizaki (ep 8)
Kouichi Sato (ep 40)
Kyoko Higurashi (ep 25)
Kyoko Takahashi (ep 16)
Makiko Yoshimura (eps 7, 18)
Masaaki Endou (ep 8)
Masaaki Kannan (eps 16, 26, 33)
Masae Yoshizawa (ep 20)
Masayuki Aoki (eps 15, 30)
Mayumi Hoshino (5 episodes
eps 3, 5, 12, 20, 25
)

Mayumi Ogura (ep 20)
Midori Iwai (eps 15, 30)
Mieko Saiki (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 17, 21
)

Miki Kitagawa (ep 14)
Noriko Sugiyama (5 episodes
eps 6, 10, 13, 17, 21
)

Noriko Takahashi (6 episodes
eps 3-4, 6, 13, 31, 38
)

Reiko Kurihara (5 episodes
eps 6, 10, 13, 17, 21
)

Reiko Mano (ep 29)
Sachiko Iwamura (eps 29, 35)
Shigenori Kurii (ep 2)
Shuichi Kamemoto (ep 40)
Shunji Kodama (ep 2)
Susumu Tsuyuki (eps 16, 26, 33)
Takayoshi Minato (eps 15, 30)
Tomoko Minami (6 episodes
eps 1, 10, 17, 21, 31, 37
)

Toshiyuki Hiruma (ep 14)
Toyokazu Nakajima (ep 25)
Tsutomu Owatari (eps 5, 12, 14)
Yayoi Suzuki (6 episodes
eps 1, 10, 17, 21, 31, 37
)

Yoko Saito (ep 9)
Yoko Suzuki (eps 31, 37)
Yoriko Nakano
Yoshie Komatsu (eps 15, 30)
Yoshiko Koshimizu (ep 29)
Yoshiko Nagai (ep 40)
Yoshimi Kanbara (5 episodes
eps 3, 5, 14, 20, 25
)

Yoshio Seino (4 episodes
eps 2, 23, 26, 33
)

Yumi Uchida (eps 9, 23)
Yumiko Kitano (6 episodes
eps 3-4, 6, 13, 31, 37
)

Yuriko Nagaya (ep 40)
Yuuko Takahashi (eps 29, 35)
Yuzuru Ogasawara (6 episodes
eps 2, 9, 16, 23, 26, 33
)

Key Animation:
Atsuko Tanaka (ep 8)
Eikichi Takahashi (5 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 31, 37
)

Fukuo Yamamoto (ep 38)
Fumiko Kishi (eps 29, 35)
Hajime Kamegaki (4 episodes
eps 1, 3, 12, 40
)

Hayao Miyazaki (ep 8)
Hidenori Ooshima (eps 12, 14)
Hideyuki Motohashi (4 episodes
eps 1, 3, 12, 40
)

Kaku Saitou (ep 40)
Kazuaki Moori (eps 29, 35)
Kazuhiro Mori (eps 15, 30, 38)
Kazuhiro Ochi (4 episodes
eps 7, 18, 28, 51
)

Kazuhiro Toyama (eps 3, 5)
Kazuo Inoue (eps 3, 5)
Keiichiro Mochizuki (eps 20, 25)
Keiko Hara (ep 8)
Keizo Shimizu (ep 20)
Kyomu Fukuda (6 episodes
eps 2, 9, 16, 23, 26, 33
)

Masaaki Kannan (ep 39)
Masahito Yamashita (4 episodes
eps 7, 18, 28, 51
)

Masakatsu Iijima (4 episodes
eps 7, 18, 28, 51
)

Masanobu Fujioka (eps 6, 13, 21)
Mikio Tsuchiya (7 episodes
eps 2, 9, 16, 23, 26, 33, 39
)

Naoyuki Yoshinaga (ep 34)
Nobumichi Kawamura (6 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 17, 31, 37
)

Norio Hirayama (eps 11, 19)
Osamu Kamijō (ep 40)
Osamu Nabeshima (4 episodes
eps 1, 18, 28, 51
)

Rie Nishiyama (ep 15)
Satoshi Hirayama (eps 3, 12)
Shigenori Awai (ep 26)
Shigenori Kurii (5 episodes
eps 9, 23, 26, 33, 39
)

Shinnosuke Kon (ep 9)
Shuichi Kamemoto (ep 12)
Shuichi Nakatake (eps 2, 16)
Shunji Kodama (ep 30)
Tadafumi Yamazaki (eps 13, 21)
Takumi Noda (eps 20, 25, 34)
Teppei Oikawa (eps 16, 23)
Toshio Nitta (eps 1, 5, 14)
Tsukasa Tannai (ep 8)
Yasuyoshi Uwai (ep 29)
Yasuyuki Tada (eps 6, 13, 21)
Yoshie Kawamura (eps 29, 35)
Yoshihiro Owada (ep 20)
Yoshinobu Michihata (ep 8)
Yutaka Kawasuji (ep 14)
Yutaka Yazawa (eps 5, 14)
Literary Charge: Hiroyuki Onoda
Music Selection: Soi Tojobetsupu
Planning: Akira Yoshikawa (Nippon TV)
Production manager: Tadahito Matsumoto
Recording Adjustment: Hideyasu Iizuka
Sound Effects: Masakazu Yokoyama
Theme Song Composition:
Junichi Kawauchi (ED2)
Yasuaki Shimizu (OP, ED1)
Theme Song Lyrics:
Keisuke Fujikawa (OP, ED1)
Tomoko Aran (ED2)
Eiko Yamada as Shotaro Kaneda
Ikuko Tani as Utako Shikishima
Kousei Tomita as Inspector Ohtsuka
Kumiko Takizawa as Makiko Shikishima
Yoshio Kaneuchi as Dr. Shikishima

Ikuo Nishikawa as Robby
Keiko Toda as Prince Gula
Kenji Utsumi as Space Demon King
Osamu Kobayashi as Branch

Kazuyuki Sogabe as Narrator
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Animation Production Cooperation:
Studio Junio
Studio No. 1
Studio Z5
Telecom Animation Film (ep 8)
Backgrounds:
Baku Production (ep 22)
Ishigaki Production
Saotome Production
Studio Dream Center (4 episodes
eps 1~7, 9-10, 12~25
)

Studio Jack (5 episodes
eps 8, 11, 15, 21, 39
)

Broadcaster:
NTV
Tokyo MX TV (2008-09-29 to 2008-12-24)
Development: Tokyo Laboratory
DVD Distribution: MOVIC
Finish Animation: Easy World Pro (eps 1-2, 18)
In-Between Animation: Dragon Production (ep 11)
Key Animation:
Anime R (uncredited; eps 29, 35)
Dragon Production (ep 11)
Random (4 episodes
eps 25, 34, 41, 49
)

Photography: T Nishimura
Production: Tokyo Movie Shinsha
Recording Studio: Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
English staff
English cast
(none)
Barbara Goodson as Jimmy Sparks
Doug Stone as Bob Brilliant
Tom Wyner as Inspector Blooper
English companies
Broadcaster: Sci-Fi Channel
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Roberto Alexander

Production: Rubén Veloso
Alejandro Abdalah as
Branch
RiverKad
Carlos Nieto as Inspector Ootsuka
Connie Ramírez as Shotaro Kaneda(Rest of the series)
Edgar Wald as Professor Shikishima(Eduardo Espinoza)
Jesus Barrero as Shotaro Kaneda(First chapters)
Juan Cuadra as Kenji Murasame(Capitán Ázcarraga)
Marcela Bordes as Martha Espinoza
Roberto Alexander as Narrator
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: Antena 3 (Spain)
Italian staff
Italian cast
(none)
Luca Ward as Dott. Shikishima
Massimo Còrizza as Shotaro
Silvana Sodo as Makiko

Marcello Prando as Isp. Osuke
Piera Vidale as Madre Di Makiko
Italian companies
Broadcaster:
Euro TV (from 1984)
Man-Ga (from 1st July 2010)
SuperSix
Arabic staff
Arabic cast
(none)
Marwan Hadad as Captain Saree'a
Rima Hadad as Mrs. Wafa
Suzan Beargdar as Maha
Wafa Tarabia as Hussam
Arabic companies
(none)
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