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Tetsujin 28-gou (2004)


Alternative Titles

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

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 8, 2004 to Sep 30, 2004
Premiered: Spring 2004
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Genco
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 7.581 (scored by 415 users)
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Ranked: #13422
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Popularity: #5814
Members: 1,820
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Episodes: /26

Synopsis

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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Characters & Voice Actors

Kaneda, Shoutarou
Kaneda, Shoutarou
Main
Kumai, Motoko
Japanese
Kumai, Motoko
Murasame, Kenji
Murasame, Kenji
Supporting
Mikimoto, Yuji
Japanese
Mikimoto, Yuji
Shikishima, Professor
Shikishima, Professor
Supporting
Ushiyama, Shigeru
Japanese
Ushiyama, Shigeru
Ootsuka, Chief
Ootsuka, Chief
Supporting
Inaba, Minoru
Japanese
Inaba, Minoru

Staff

Imagawa, Yasuhiro
Imagawa, Yasuhiro
Director
Ueda, Hidehito
Ueda, Hidehito
Storyboard
Yoshinari, You
Yoshinari, You
Key Animation
Senju, Akira
Senju, Akira
Music


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FallnKnightFakir
Jan 27, 2010
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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MS06FZ
Aug 7, 2010
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
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