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Jinzou Ningen Kikaider The Animation

Alternative Titles

English: Android Kikaider
Synonyms: Kikaider, Artificial Humanoid Kikaider, Jinzo Ningen Kikaider, Android Kikaider The Animation
Japanese: 人造人間キカイダーTHE ANIMATION


Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 16, 2000 to Jan 8, 2001
Premiered: Fall 2000
Broadcast: Sundays at 23:25 (JST)
Studios: Radix
Source: Unknown
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.071 (scored by 3,318 users)
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Ranked: #33932
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Popularity: #4567
Members: 7,066
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The genius robotics professor, Dr. Komyoji has created Jiro (who has the ability to transform into Kikaider) – a humanoid robot tasked with the protection of Dr. Komyoji’s son, Masaru, and daughter, Mitsuko. Gifted with a conscience circuit, which has the power to simulate real emotions that helps to distinguish between “right and wrong”, Jiro must protect Mitsuko and Masaru from the evil Dr. Gil who wants Jiro to join his army and aid in his goal of world domination.

(Source: ANN)


The series initially begins as a darker version of the original live action tokusatsu show Jinzou Ningen Kikaida, creating and expanding many emotional conflicts within Kikaida and other characters which were not present in the original Kikaida story.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Herbert, Gill
Ogawa, Shinji
Bat, Golden
Wakamoto, Norio
Komyoji, Ichiro
Ito, Yusuke


Okamura, Tensai
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Andou, Masahiro
Episode Director, Storyboard

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"Theme of Gemini" by Mitake Akira

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"Destiny" by Horie Yui

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Sep 7, 2011
AndroidJacket (All reviews)
Man, did i glad to see this anime. Im a big kamen rider & shotaro ishinomori fan, seeing kikaider is no brainer.

The story of kikaider is about....well you can read the synopsis up there. Sound like your typical hero story but its so well told & a bit of twist at the end.

Art in the anime is old school meaning old astroboy like artwork since ishinomori sensei is one of student osamu tezuka had. I really like the artwork, its stay true to the original manga art & for those who think its ugly can suck it.

The music is very well done, the op is read more


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