Gigantor (TV 1963)

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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)
رعد العملاق (Arabic)
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, sub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Very good: 13 votes (dub:10, edit.dub:3)
 Good: 27 votes (dub:20, sub:3, edit.dub:3, others:1
1 Tagalog dubbed
 Decent: 32 votes (dub:24, edit.dub:4, sub:3, ?:1)
 So-so: 15 votes (dub:13, edit.dub:1, sub:1)
 Not really good: 10 votes (dub:8, sub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Weak: 9 votes (sub:4, dub:3, edit.dub:1, ?:1)
 Bad: 14 votes (dub:12, edit.dub:2)
 Awful: 2 votes (dub:2)
 Worst ever: 3 votes (dub:3)
Seen in part or in whole by 582 users, rank: #1796 (of 7757)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.511 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.2365, rank: #6533 (of 7788)
Weighted mean: 5.485 (So-so+), rank: #6637 (of 7788) (seen all: 7.00 / seen some: 5.59 / won't finish: 4.07)
Bayesian estimate: 5.665 (Decent−), rank: #5494 (of 5882)
Number of episodes: 83
Episode titles: We have 96
Production cost: ¥1,200,000 (per episode)
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! (Jul 6, 2007)
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
    Gigantor - Collection 2 (Dub.DVD) 2009-09-15
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
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
Ray Owens as Proffessor Stinger

English companies
Adult Swim
Cartoon Network (Adult Swim)
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Siren Visual (Australia & New Zealand)
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
Leda Figueiró as Carlos Centelha/Shoutarou Kaneda (Tv Cine-Som)
Luís Manuel as Carlos Centelha/Shoutarou Kaneda (Dublasom Guanabara)

Orlando Drummond as Inspetor Sigman (Dublasom Guanabara)

Ari de Toledo as Locução e Narração (Tv Cine-Som)
Milton Rangel as Locução e Narração (Dublasom Guanabara)
Portuguese companies

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