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Heroman


Alternative Titles

Japanese: ヒーローマン

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 1, 2010 to Sep 23, 2010
Premiered: Spring 2010
Broadcast: Thursdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: TV Tokyo, Dentsu, Square Enix
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Bones
Source: Original
Genres: Action, Sci-Fi, Shounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children

Statistics

Score: 6.911 (scored by 9,525 users)
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Ranked: #38112
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Popularity: #2106
Members: 26,000
Favorites: 58
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Synopsis

Joey is an orphan living with his grandmother in Center City on the West Coast of the United States of America. Joey, like any other boy his age, is interested in robots and gadgets and dreams about owning a particular toy robot called a Heybo. Heybos have very advanced mechanisms and controls but with great mechanisms comes great price; the robot is too expensive for Joey, whose only source of income is a part-time job at a restaurant and he needs that money to help support himself and his grandmother.

One day, when Joey is on his way home from school, he happens upon a couple of bullies who are playing around with a Heybo. Long story short, the bullies manage to get the robot run over by a car and Joey retrieves the wreckage from a trash can. Once home, Joey fixes the robot and names it Heroman. Later that night, a thunderstorm results in Heroman getting wet and, improbably, struck by lightning. The result is amazing, Heroman grows massive in size, gets emblazoned with the colors of the American flag and responds to Joey's commands!

At the same time in space, an alien race called the Skrugg is preparing an invasion of Earth. Now it's up to Joey and Heroman to save Earth!

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Nanba, Hitoshi
Director, Storyboard
Haraguchi, Noboru
Sound Director
Tamura, Koutarou
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation
Sueda, Yoshifumi
Episode Director, Storyboard


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Roulette" by Tetsuya (eps 1-12)
#2: "missing" by Kylee (eps 13-26)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "CALLING" by FLOW (eps 1-12)
#2: "Boku no Te wa Kimi no Tame ni" by Mass Alert (eps 13-25)




More reviewsReviews

Sep 23, 2010
Archaeon (All reviews)
Over the years there have been several attempts at merging Eastern manga and anime with Western comics and cartoons. Batman had two manga outings (Child of Dreams and Death Mask), while the X-Men saw their manga counterparts run straight into a wall. Spiderman and The Hulk made appearances as early as 1970, and many people already know about the promised anime adaptations of several well known titles (Wolverine, X-Men, Iron Man, etc).

The problem is that all of the attempts thus far have not been as successful as one might hope or expect. One of the reasons for this is because the titles that have been read more
Dec 24, 2014
ktulu007 (All reviews)
Heroman is a weird one. I'm not talking about the actual content since I always write these opening paragraphs before watching the series or film. No, I'm referring to the fact that it was written by Smiling Stan Lee. Yes, the same one who was President and CEO of the United States' Marvel Comics back before they lost their damn minds and made a lot of insanely stupid decisions like Jubilee becoming a vampire, Nightcrawler becoming half demon, Polaris being retconned as Magneto's daughter, Speedball becoming Penance and if I keep listing these we'll be here for tens of thousands of words. Anyway, Stan Lee read more
Jul 15, 2013
SchrodingersMatt (All reviews)
How ironic that Stan Lee would have to go to Japan to make a good old-fashioned American style superhero show, but in an era where it's more common to see parodies, dark twists and subversions than the genuine article, it's nice to see a callback to the good old days. The heroes are very heroic, the villains are very evil, and we never question for a moment which side is in the right. The robots are awesome, the monsters are creepy, and the action is a blast to watch. Ordinary teenagers have ordinary teenage problems, nosy adults worry about their kids, and life gets a read more
Oct 9, 2010
helur (All reviews)
There is a few things that should be pointed out before reading the review:
1. This is a Stan Lee work. If you don't recognize him he will feel left out during his numerous cameo appearances... and cry.
2. Ratings are a matter of personal preference, so i suggest making judgment by reading the points and not staring at my score.

-This is rated PG.
This matters on a number of levels. Don't expect any complicated plot; the first half of the show especially requires minimal internalization of what is going on. This also means when an enemy is destroyed they, hilariously, implode into their exoskeleton, as they are read more

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