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Tetsujin 28-gou (2004)

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English: Tetsujin 28
Synonyms: Tetsujin 28-go (2004)
Japanese: 鉄人28号 (2004)


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2004 to Sep 30, 2004
Premiered: Spring 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Genco
Studios: Palm Studio
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.521 (scored by 606 users)
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Ranked: #16402
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Popularity: #6810
Members: 2,896
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In post-WWII Japan, Prof. Shikishima has built up Shikishima Industries to be a technological powerhouse, working on developing robots. However, at the heart of their success lurks a dark secret from the war, something that cost the life of Prof. Kaneda, the mentor of Prof. Shikishima. Now Kaneda's son, Shoutarou, is about to learn the truth, and it will change him forever.

(Source: ANN)


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Aug 7, 2010
MS06FZ (All reviews)
Having never seen the original Tetsujin 28/Gigantor, I came into this series not really knowing what to expect. The result was one of the best mecha anime I've ever seen, and I don't consider that an exaggeration.

The story is a complex and emotionally-charged one, set immediately after the Second World War and focussing on the American occupation of Japan and its reconstruction. This is handled tastefully and without pulling punches - and although the show is heavily supernatural (drawing on Yokoyama's original ideas and elements of Imagawa's earlier Giant Robo), episodes such as "The Melancholy of Dr Black" and "The Glowing Entity" have both alternate read more
Jan 27, 2010
zawa113 (All reviews)
This was my first series I finished watching in 2010 and what a treat this was! I’m actually quite glad the OP was so misleading, this is a great series, it’s touching, interesting, well written, and varied. This is how series remakes should be.

Plot: 9
The plot is divided into clear arcs, the first 5 episode arc being an 10 rating without a doubt to me. There’s only one episode I could call truly throwaway, it’s not bad per se, but just that one episode is rather cliche ridden and unecessary. The rest of the series, while never being quite as good as the first 5 read more


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