Eightman


8 Man

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Eight Man, Eitoman, 8man, Tobor the Eighth Man
Japanese: エイトマン
English: 8 Man
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Type: TV
Episodes: 56
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Nov 7, 1963 to Dec 24, 1964
Premiered: Fall 1963
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Nippon Animation
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 5.991 (scored by 440440 users)
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Ranked: #93322
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #10670
Members: 1,735
Favorites: 3

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Synopsis

A private investigator working a routine case involving stolen technology is mortally wounded. His only hope for survival comes from sacrificing his humanity to become 8Man—a powerful cyborg crime-fighter enhanced with a living human brain. Resurrected as the ultimate high-tech vigilante, it is up to 8Man to bring the lawless to justice and put an end to the escalating cycle of violence. A classic animated thriller that will leave you breathless.

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Characters & Voice Actors


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Tsuji, Masaki
Script
Hirai, Kazumasa
Script, Screenplay, Original Creator
Toyota, Aritsune
Script
Kuwata, Jirou
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"8 Man (エイトマン)" by Shigeru Katsumi (克美しげる)
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Ending Theme

"Eight Man (instrumental version)" by Shigeru Katsumi



Apr 4, 2022
This is in my opinion a hidden gem of animation. I love the style and the simplicity of the story and characters. I mean, he's 8man, what's better than that!?!

So what if the story and character-work is basic as all, it's still fun, kind of like Speed Racer. I used to watch this with speed racer with my mother, who used to watch these when she was young. At first I thought he was called eightman because he had 8 powers, kind of like a Marvel comics villain, but to no avail.

Eightman is a great character and sadly the other shows/movies, etc, of him are ...

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