Ranked #2789
Tetsujin 28-gou (1980)

Tetsujin 28-gou (1980)

Alternative Titles

English: The New Adventures of Gigantor
Synonyms: New Tetsujin 28-go, Tetsujin 28-go (1980), Tetsujin 28-go TV 2, New Gigantor, New Iron Man No.28, Tetsujin 28: Follower of the Sun
Japanese: 鉄人28号 (1980)


Type: TV
Episodes: 51
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 1980 to Sep 25, 1981
Genres: Action, Mecha
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: None
L represents licensing company


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Ranked: #27892
Popularity: #6358
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Shotaro had become an Interpol agent, working with Branch Robo, the antirobot crime unit of that organization. He still employs Tetsujin.

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Prequel: Tetsujin 28-gou

Characters & Voice Actors

Kaneda, Shoutarou
Kaneda, Shoutarou
Yamada, Eiko
Yamada, Eiko


Sekita, Osamu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Koshi, Shigeo
Episode Director
Fujikawa, Keisuke
Script, Theme Song Lyrics, Screenplay
Yamazaki, Kazuo

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May 26, 2011
When you think about robots of the late 80's and 90's what comes to mind? Transformers? Yeah that's pretty given. Robotech? Of course. In the midst of all these great shows we also had Tetsujin 28-go, or known to some as the GIGANTOR. Looking at the design, you're probably wondering what's so great about Tetsujin? How does he fare by today's mecha standards?

New Tetsujin 28 is actually a remake of the original model, this version looks slicker, faster, not so fat and horribly designed. The original story followed the final days of WW2 where Tetsujin was first designed to save the Japanese. But his creator read more
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