8 Man (TV)

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Related anime:
    8 Man After (OAV) (sequel)

Alternative title:
Eitoman (Japanese)
El Octavo Hombre (Spanish)
O Oitavo Homem (Portuguese)
Tobor the Eighth Man
Восьмой (Russian)
エイトマン (Japanese)
Themes: cyborg, mecha, superhero
User Ratings: 23 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 2 votes (edit.dub:1, dub:1)
 Very good: -
 Good: 6 votes (dub:5, sub:1)
 Decent: 6 votes (dub:2, ?:2, sub:1, edit.dub:1)
 So-so: 3 votes (edit.dub:1, sub:1, dub:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (dub:1, sub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
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 Weak: -
 Bad: 2 votes (dub:1, ?:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 92 users, rank: #3552 (of 5999)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.565 (Decent−), std. dev.: 1.9962, rank: #5012 (of 5995)
Weighted mean: 5.657 (Decent−), rank: #4901 (of 5995) (seen all: 6.83 / seen some: 5.48 / won't finish: 4.57)
Bayesian estimate: 6.302 (Decent+), rank: #3516 (of 4548)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 56
Episode titles: We have 57
Vintage: 1963-11-07 to 1964-12-31
Chronology:
(1963-05) Manga Debut
(1965) Televised in the US as Tobor the Eighth Man
(1966) Televised in England
(1992) Live Action remake
Links: We have 1
Comment:
Based on a story by Kazumasa Hirai, 8 Man had already been adapted into a Manga by Jiro Kuwata (published in Shonen Magazine) when it was adapted into a TV series in 1963. It was later adapted into a live action movie, 8 Man (8 Man returns in the US).
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DVD (Region 1)
    Tobor the 8th Man - Original TV Series Anime (DVD 6) 2009-10-05
    Tobor the 8th Man - Original TV Series Anime (DVD 7) 2009-10-29 (from $17.95)
    Tobor the 8th Man - Original TV Series Anime (DVD 8) 2009-10-29 (from $17.95)
    Tobor the 8th Man - Original TV Series Anime - Box Set 2 (DVD 5-8) 2009-10-29 (from $69.95)
    Tobor the 8th Man's Greatest Adventures (DVD) 2009-11-02 (from $17.95)
    Tobor the 8th Man's Greatest Adventures - [wide screen] (DVD) 2009-11-02 (from $17.95)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Sakae Takayama as 8 Man/Rachiro Azuma

Kazue Tagami as Ichiro Hikaki
Miyuki Ueda as Sachiko
Shiroo Amakusa as Senyuuemon Tanaka
Japanese companies
English staff
English cast
Director: Frank Schuller
Screenplay: Reuben Guberman
Producer:
Gene Prinz
Peter Fernandez (Pilot Episode)
Bob Gaynor as Chief Fumblethumbs
Jack Metger as Dr. Spectra(eps 2-56)
Jerry Berke as Tobor
Sandy Warshaw as
Dr. Spectra(ep 1)
Jenny
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English companies
Broadcaster: TBS
Distributor: Video Rarities
Released by: T.A. Productions
Spanish cast
Spanish staff
(none)
Sergio de Bustamante as 8 Man / Rachiro Azuma

Alma Nuri as Sachiko
Eduardo Alcaraz as Teniente Tanaka
José María Iglesias as Dr. Tani

Antonio Passy as Dr. Mondún
Manuel de la Llata as Coronel Brizak
Spanish companies
Arabic staff
Arabic companies
(none)
Arabic cast
(none)
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
(none)
Lauro Fabiano as Oitavo Homem/Rachiro Azuma

Isaac Bardavid as Dr. Tani

Milton Rangel as Narração

Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Globo
Dubbing Studio: Cinecastro
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