Tetsujin 28-gou
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Tetsujin 28-gou

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Synonyms: Gigantor, Iron Man 28
Japanese: 鉄人28号


Type: Manga
Volumes: 24
Chapters: 307
Status: Finished
Published: Jul 1956 to May 1966
Genres: Adventure Adventure, Sci-Fi Sci-Fi
Theme: Mecha Mecha
Demographic: Shounen Shounen
Serialization: None
Authors: Yokoyama, Mitsuteru (Story & Art)


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Ranked: #26452
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Dr. Kaneda was developing experimental giant robot warriors to fight the allies during the Second World War, but before his creations could see action, Allied bombs destroyed the facility and killed him. A decade later criminals discovered two of the surviving prototypes, #26 and 27 in the series, and used the remote controlled robots to commit a number of crimes. Young Shotaro Kaneda, the twelve year old son of Dr. Kaneda, did some investigating and discovered that the mob were hunting for the twenty-eighth robot in the series, rumoured to be the most powerful of them all. Racing the villains, Shotaro discovers the robot first, along with Dr. Shikishima, a colleague of his father who was also believed to be killed by the Allied bombing. Together the two prevent Tetsujin 28-go (the robot's official designation) from falling into the hands of the bad guys and decide to dedicate him to peace rather than war.


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