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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
User Ratings: 144 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 5 votes (dub:4, sub:1)
 Excellent: 8 votes (sub:4, dub:2, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
 Very good: 15 votes (dub:10, edit.dub:3, sub:2)
 Good: 31 votes (dub:20, sub:7, 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, ?:1, edit.dub: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 597 users, rank: #1869 (of 9519)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.715 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.2812, rank: #7888 (of 9638)
Weighted mean: 5.680 (Decent−), rank: #7968 (of 9638) (seen all: 7.36 / seen some: 5.59 / won't finish: 4.08)
Bayesian estimate: 5.839 (Decent), rank: #6625 (of 7236)
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])
Opening Theme:
#1: "Tetsujin Nijūhachi Gō" (鉄人28号) by Duke Aces
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 4)
    Gigantor - Collection 1 (DVD) 2010-02-17
DVD (Region 1)
    Gigantor - Part 1 (Dub.DVD 1) 2002-10-22 (from $44.07)
    Gigantor - Collection 1 (Dub.DVD 1) 2009-05-05 (from $60.91)
    Gigantor - Part 2 (Dub.DVD 2) 2003-02-11 (from $99.95)
    Gigantor - Collection 2 (Dub.DVD 2) 2009-09-15 (from $105.99)
    Gigantor - 30th Anniversary [Dub] (LD 1) 1994-10-26
    Gigantor - 30th Anniversary [Dub] (LD 2) 1995-05-17
    Gigantor (Dub.VHS 1) 1989-07-00 (from $16.45)
    Gigantor (Dub.VHS 2) 1989-07-00
    Gigantor (Dub.VHS 3) 1990-00-00

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Script: Kinzo Okamoto
Hideo Arashino
Nobuyoshi Koshibe
Toriro Miki (Theme Song Composition)
Original creator: Mitsuteru Yokoyama

Animation: Takuo Noda
Kazue Takahashi as Shōtarō Kaneda

Kousei Tomita as Chief Ōtsuka
Minoru Yada as Doctor Shikishima
Shirō Kuno as Kenji Murasame (1st voice)
Toshio Andō as Kenji Murasame
Yoshihisa Kamo as Dr. Blackdog

Fuyumi Shiraishi as Narrator (1st)
Shōzō Iizuka as Umino
Yuzuru Fujimoto as Narrator

Japanese companies
Adaptation: Ashie Group
Animation Production: TCJ Animation
Sound Effects: Tokyo Effects Studio
Sponsor: Ezaki Glico Co.
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)
Lumivision (LaserDisc)
Madman Entertainment (Australia & New Zealand)
Rhino (2002/2003 DVD)
Siren Visual (Australia & New Zealand)
The Right Stuf International (for Scott Wheeler Productions)
Internet Streaming:
Amazon Prime Video
Tubi TV
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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