8 Man (TV)

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Alternative title:
Eightman
O Oitavo Homem (Portuguese)
Tobor the Eighth Man
Восьмой (Russian)
エイトマン (Japanese)
Themes: cyborg, mecha, superhero
User Ratings: 25 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: -
 Excellent: 2 votes (dub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Very good: -
 Good: 6 votes (dub:5, sub:1)
 Decent: 8 votes (dub:3, sub:2, ?:2, edit.dub:1)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:1, dub:1, edit.dub:1)
 Not really good: 3 votes (sub:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Portuguese dubbed
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 Weak: -
 Bad: 2 votes (dub:1, ?:1)
 Awful: 1 vote (dub:1)
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Seen in part or in whole by 93 users, rank: #4224 (of 7368)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.600 (Decent−), std. dev.: 1.9183, rank: #6077 (of 7390)
Weighted mean: 5.680 (Decent−), rank: #5998 (of 7390) (seen all: 6.63 / seen some: 5.48 / won't finish: 4.54)
Bayesian estimate: 6.307 (Decent+), rank: #4345 (of 5573)
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 56
Episode titles: We have 57
Vintage: 1963-11-07 to 1964-12-31
Chronology:
(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
    Tobor the 8th Man - Original TV Series Anime (DVD 8) 2009-10-29
    Tobor the 8th Man - Original TV Series Anime - Box Set 2 (DVD 5-8) 2009-10-29
    Tobor the 8th Man's Greatest Adventures (DVD) 2009-11-02
    Tobor the 8th Man's Greatest Adventures - [wide screen] (DVD) 2009-11-02

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
Distributor: Video Rarities
Released by: T.A. Productions
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
ADR Director: Carla Civelli
Screenplay: Milton Rangel
Lauro Fabiano as Oitavo Homem/Rachiro Azuma

Angela Bonatti as Sachiko
Ênio Santos as Tanaka
Isaac Bardavid as Dr. Tani

Mário Monjardim as Dr. Hanson
Maurício Barroso as Miller
Milton Rangel as Narração

Portuguese companies
Broadcaster: Rede Globo
Dubbing Studio: Cinecastro

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