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) 
Genres: action , adventure , science fiction 
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 Spanish dubbed
1 Arabic dubbed
)
 Not really good: 2 votes (sub:2)
 Weak: -
 Bad: 1 vote (others:1
1 Arabic dubbed
)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 62 users, rank: #4012 (of 6020)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.909 (Good), std. dev.: 2.1301, rank: #2607 (of 6014)
Weighted mean: 6.790 (Good−), rank: #2744 (of 6014) (seen all: 6.89 / seen some: 7.25 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.067 (Good), rank: #1820 (of 4525)
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
)
 
Music: Yasuaki Shimizu 
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: Mitsuru Saotome 
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 (6 episodes
eps 16, 32, 36, 40, 44, 48
)
 
Fumiko Tanaka (ep 35) 
Fumiyo Yoshikawa (eps 2, 23, 33) 
Hideko Kodama (eps 30, 38) 
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 (5 episodes
eps 32, 36, 40, 44, 48
)
 
Jun Kiguchi (ep 25) 
Kaku Saitou (ep 48) 
Kaoru Yamada (4 episodes
eps 29, 35, 42, 47
)
 
Kayoko Suzuki (eps 15, 30, 38) 
Kazuyo Waki (6 episodes
eps 3, 5, 12, 14, 20, 25
)
 
Kazuyoshi Katayama (ep 8) 
Kazuyoshi Minato (4 episodes
eps 15, 22, 30, 38
)
 
Keiko Oyamada (ep 8) 
Keiko Yamamoto (ep 23) 
Kenji Hachizaki (ep 8) 
Kouichi Satou (4 episodes
eps 32, 36, 40, 44
)
 
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 (4 episodes
eps 15, 22, 30, 38
)
 
Mayumi Hoshino (5 episodes
eps 3, 5, 12, 20, 25
)
 
Mayumi Ogura (ep 20) 
Midori Iwai (eps 15, 30, 38) 
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 (eps 32, 40) 
Shunji Kodama (ep 2) 
Susumu Tsuyuki (4 episodes
eps 16, 26, 33, 51
)
 
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, 38) 
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 (4 episodes
eps 32, 36, 40, 44
)
 
Yuuko Takahashi (eps 29, 35) 
Yuzuru Ogasawara (6 episodes
eps 2, 9, 16, 23, 26, 33
)
 
Key Animation:
Akira Hirota (4 episodes
eps 22, 30, 38, 45
)
 
Atsuko Tanaka (ep 8) 
Eikichi Takahashi (7 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 17, 24, 31, 37
)
 
Fukuo Yamamoto (5 episodes
eps 15, 22, 30, 38, 45
)
 
Fumiko Kishi (4 episodes
eps 29, 35, 42, 47
)
 
Hajime Kamegaki (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 12, 32, 40
)
 
Hayao Miyazaki (ep 8) 
Hidenori Ooshima (eps 12, 14) 
Hideyuki Motohashi (5 episodes
eps 1, 3, 12, 32, 40
)
 
Kaku Saitou (eps 32, 40) 
Kazuaki Moori (4 episodes
eps 29, 35, 42, 47
)
 
Kazuhiro Mori (5 episodes
eps 15, 22, 30, 38, 45
)
 
Kazuhiro Ochi (7 episodes
eps 7, 18, 28, 36, 44, 48, 51
)
 
Kazuhiro Toyama (eps 3, 5, 49) 
Kazuo Inoue (eps 3, 5) 
Kazuya Hayashi (ep 12) 
Keiichiro Mochiduki (5 episodes
eps 20, 25, 34, 41, 49
)
 
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 (6 episodes
eps 7, 18, 28, 36, 44, 51
)
 
Masakatsu Iijima (7 episodes
eps 7, 18, 28, 36, 44, 48, 51
)
 
Masanobu Fujioka (eps 6, 13, 21) 
Mikio Tsuchiya (8 episodes
eps 2, 9, 16, 23, 26, 33, 39, 46
)
 
Naoyuki Yoshinaga (eps 34, 41) 
Nobumichi Kawamura (9 episodes
eps 1, 4, 10, 17, 24, 31, 37, 43, 50
)
 
Norio Hirayama (eps 11, 19) 
Osamu Kamijō (ep 40) 
Osamu Nabeshima (8 episodes
eps 1, 18-19, 28, 36, 44, 48, 51
)
 
Rie Nishiyama (ep 15) 
Satoshi Anakura (eps 34, 41, 49) 
Satoshi Hirayama (eps 3, 12) 
Shigenori Awai (ep 26) 
Shigenori Kurii (6 episodes
eps 9, 23, 26, 33, 39, 46
)
 
Shinnosuke Kon (ep 9) 
Shuichi Kamemoto (eps 3, 12) 
Shuichi Nakatake (eps 2, 16) 
Shunji Kodama (eps 22, 30, 38) 
Susumu Tsuyuki (eps 39, 46) 
Tadafumi Yamazaki (eps 13, 21) 
Takao Kizone (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 (4 episodes
eps 29, 35, 42, 47
)
 
Yasuyuki Tada (eps 6, 13, 21) 
Yoshie Kawamura (4 episodes
eps 29, 35, 42, 47
)
 
Yoshihiro Owada (ep 20) 
Yoshinobu Michihata (ep 8) 
Yutaka Kawasuji (ep 14) 
Yutaka Yazawa (eps 5, 14) 
Literary Charge: Hiroyuki Onoda 
Mecha Adjustment:
Hajime Kamegaki 
Hideyuki Motohashi 
Music Selection: Soi Tojobetsupu 
Planning: Akira Yoshikawa (Nippon TV) 
Production manager: Masato 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 Hisashiyume 
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) 
Dubbing Studio: Magnum Videotape and Dubbing 
Italian staff
Italian cast
(none)
Luca Ward as Dott. Shikishima 
Massimo Còrizza as Shotaro 
Silvana Sodo as Makiko 

Fabrizio Manfredi as Goula 
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 
Dubbing: Cinitalia Edizioni 
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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