Director: Yasuhiro Imagawa
|The journey begins when Professor Kaneda creates the ultimate soldier robot, Tetsujin, as a substitute for his son, Shotaro, whom he mistakenly believed died in a bomb raid on Tokyo during World War II. To prevent the army from using Testujin as a tool for destruction, the professor hides the robot on a remote island. Ten years after the war, Tetsujin is finally resurrected after 28 attempts made by the late Professor Kaneda's protege, Professor Shikishima. Meanwhile, Shotaro has grown up to become a genius boy detective and now joins forces with his beloved Tetsujin to wage a courageous battle against evil! A legendary masterpiece, which shines in the history of postwar manga, is now resurrected brilliantly!|
Editor's NoteFrom the creator of Giant Robo comes this remake of a classic postwar manga. Professor Kaneda, who thinks that he has lost his son during the heavy bombing of Tokyo during WWII, builds a robot, Tetsujin, to replace him. The robot is an ultimate fighting machine, and to keep it out of the wrong hands, Kaneda hides the robot on an island. Years later, the professor's protégé, Shikishima, makes 28 attempts to reanimate the robot before he is finally successful. Tetsujin goes on to join forces with Kaneda's son Shotaru, a young detective, to fight the good fight against the forces of evil.
Cast & Crew
|Yasuhiro Imagawa - Director|