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B'tX (manga)

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Alternative title:
B't X
B't X - Neo Mechanical Romance (Italian)
Beat X
ビート・エックス (Japanese)
鋼鐵神兵 (Chinese (Taiwan))
비트 엑스 (Korean)
Themes: mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: Takamiya Teppei is a young man who reunites with his brother, Takamiya Kotaro, an important scientist in robotics engineering, to protect him. In the middle of a great conference, Kotaro is taken prisoner by the Machines Empire. While trying to rescue him, Teppei accidentally wakes up a Beta -a combat robot used as a flying vehicle in the shape of a legendary beast- with the name of X. Now, they join forces in order to fight against the evil Machines Empire, which tries to take over the world.
User Ratings: 44 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 11 votes (Eng:6, ?:4, others:1
1 Italian
 Excellent: 9 votes (?:4, Eng:4, others:1
1 Portuguese
 Very good: 5 votes (Eng:4, raw:1)
 Good: 6 votes (Eng:3, raw:1, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish
 Decent: 4 votes (?:1, dub:1, others:2
1 Spanish
1 Italian
 So-so: 5 votes (Eng:2, others:3
1 Portuguese subtitled
1 Portuguese
1 Italian
 Not really good: 1 vote (Eng:1)
 Weak: 3 votes (Eng:1, others:2
1 French
1 Portuguese
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 97 users, rank: #860 (of 6743)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 7.614 (Very good−), std. dev.: 2.1555, rank: #1902 (of 7479)
Weighted mean: 6.603 (Good−), rank: #4551 (of 7479) (seen all: 7.04 / seen some: 6.54 / won't finish: 4.98)
Bayesian estimate: 6.694 (Good−), rank: #2974 (of 3491)
Number of tankoubon: 16
Number of pages: 192
Chapter titles: We have 63
2003-03 to 2004-03 (Spain)
2004-01-06 (North America)
2005-05-18 to 2006-09-11 (México)
Release dates: We have 88
Trivia: We have 1
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Graphic novel
    B'tX (GN 1) 2004-01-06
    B'tX (GN 2) 2004-03-02 (from $4.99)
    B'tX (GN 3) 2004-05-04 (from $4.99)
    B'tX (GN 4) 2004-07-13 (from $4.99)
    B'tX (GN 5) 2004-09-14
    B'tX (GN 6) 2004-11-09 (from $4.99)
    B'tX (GN 7) 2005-01-11 (from $13.62)
    B'tX (GN 8) 2005-03-08 (from $25.59)
    B'tX (GN 9) 2005-06-07 (from $13.99)
    B'tX (GN 10) 2006-01-31 (from $16.95)
    B'tX (GN 11) 2006-07-11 (from $24.99)
    B'tX (GN 12) 2007-01-09
    B'tX (GN 13) 2007-07-10
    B'tX (GN 14) 2008-01-02
    B'tx (GN 15) 2008-07-07
    B'tx (GN 16) 2010-11-30 (from $6.30)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Story & Art: Masami Kurumada
Japanese companies
Publisher: Kadokawa Shoten
English staff
English cast
Art Director:
Al-Insan Lashley (Vol 16)
Anne Marie Horne (Vols 12-13)
Matt Alford (Vols 1-9)
Juna Amano (Vols 1-11)
Kristy Harmon (Vols 12-16)

Lianne Sentar (Vols 1-15)
Magda Erik-Soussi (Vol 16)
Associate Publisher: Marco Pavia (Vol 16)
CEO: Stu Levy
Copy Editing:
Aaron Sparrow (Vols 6-9)
Eric Althoff (Vol 10)
Hope Donovan (Vol 11)
Peter Ahlstrom (Vol 5)
Sarah Mercurio (Vol 14)
Shannon Watters (Vol 15)
Suzanne Waldman (Vols 3-9)
Wendy Hunter (Vol 4)
Cover Layout:
Kyle Plummer (Vol 10)
Louis Csontos (Vol 11-16)
Raymond Makowski (Vols 1-7)
Seth Cable (Vols 8-9)
Creative Director: Anne Marie Horne (Vol 14-15)
Digital Imaging Manager: Chris Buford (Vols 3-15)
Jill Bentley (Vol 16)
Luis Reyes (Vol 11-13)
Rob Tokar (Vols 1-10)
Stephanie Duchin (Vol 14-15)
Mike Kiley (Vols 9-10)
Rob Tokar (Vol 11-15)
Editorial Director: Jeremy Ross (Vols 1-2)
Layout & Lettering:
Bowen Park (Vol 11)
Camellia Cox (Vol 11)
Jason Milligan (Vol 10)
Paul Tanck (Vols 1-9)
Managing Editor:
Jill Freshney (Vols 1-9)
Lindsey Johnston (Vols 10-11)
Vy Nguyen (Vol 12-16)
Pre-Production Supervisor:
Erika Terriquez (Vols 12-13)
Lucas Rivera (Vol 15)
President: John Parker
Production Artist:
Ana Lopez (Vol 10)
Camellia Cox (Vol 11)
Jennifer Carbajal (Vol 12)
Lauren O'Connell (Vol 15)
Michael Paolilli (Vol 13-14, 16)
Vicente Rivera Jr (Vol 5-9)
Production Coordination: Antonio DePietro (Vols 1-9)
Production manager:
Elisabeth Brizzi (Vols 11-15)
Jennifer Miller (Vols 1-10)
Lucas Rivera (Vol 16)
Mutsumi Miyazaki (Vols 2-10)
Mike Kiley (Vols 10-15)
Stu Levy (Vols 1-9)
Senior Designer: Louis Csontos (Vol 16)
VP of Production: Ron Klamert (Vols 1-15)
English companies
Layout & Lettering: Star Print Brokers (Vol 12-16)
Licensed by: Tokyopop
Translation Rights Arranged By: Tuttle-Mori Agency, Inc.
French cast
French staff
Translation: Taro Ochiai

Adaptation: Taro Ochiai
French companies
Licensed by: Pika Édition
Publisher: Pika Édition
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Emilio Gallego Zambrano (Spain)
Olinda Cordukes (Vol.1, 1998)
Raúl María Arol Rosa (Spain)

Operations Manager: Enrique Espinosa (Grupo Editorial Vid)
Publishing Director: Carlos Francisco Jiménez (Grupo Editorial Vid)
Responsible Editor: Teresa Ponce Torres (Grupo Editorial Vid)
Spanish companies
Grupo Editorial Vid (México)
Norma Editorial (1998)
Otakuland (Spain)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Translation: Rie Zushi
Italian companies
German staff
German cast
Translation: Tom Schnellbächer
German companies
Publisher: Planet Manga
Portuguese staff
Portuguese companies
Distributor: JBGroup
Publisher: JBC (Brazil)
Portuguese cast
Chinese (Taiwan) staff
Chinese (Taiwan) companies
Licensed by: Taiwan Tohan Co., Ltd.
Chinese (Taiwan) cast

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