Android Kikaider

Alt titles: Humanoid Kikaider, Kikaider

TV (13 eps)
3 of 5 from 1,329 votes
Rank #3,163

After a terrible accident occurred at the lab, Professor Komyouji vanished - and with him, the hopes for completing his most recent creation: Jiro, a robot with a malfunctioning conscience circuit. With no memory of who he is or what is his purpose, Jiro is mentally lost; his saving grace is the Professor's daughter, Mitsuko, who - though afraid of Jiro - pledges to help him either repair his circuit or destroy him if his emotions become out of control. Unfortunately for Jiro, there is a far more sinister danger at hand: Professor Gill and the evil organization Dark are sending countless robots to destroy him, forcing Jiro to transform into his full cyborg self, Kikaider. With the help of Mitsuko, Jiro must ward off the forces of Dark while trying to discover what it means to be human...

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roriconfan's avatar by roriconfan on Mar 24, 2012
Score: 2.5/10

Next on my hated harem list to spite is … hey, wait a second, this ain’t a harem… Ok, I’m just going to take a small brake from that crap and talk a bit about other crap.

Kikaider is one of the oldest henshin heroes of post-WW2 Japan. We can even group him along with Astro Boy and Tetsujin 28 in terms of aesthetics. It was made by the now deceased Shotaro Ishinomori, most... read more

Shebes's avatar by Shebes on Mar 19, 2012
Score: 10/10

Andriod Kikaider is one of THE MOST AWESOME ANIME I've ever watched.  It depicts the awakening of a soul within the brain/heart of a complete robot.  Everything is perfect concerning this anime due to the ALL OF IT certified GOODNESS of the story.  The story follows what I will refer to in my reviews as "the badass blueprint".  "The badass blueprint" has the main... read more

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Jinzouningen Kikaider 1972
Inazuman 1973
Kikaider Code 02 2000

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