The genius robotics professor, Dr. Komyoji has created Jiro (who has the ability to transform into Kikaider) Ã¢ÂEURÂ" a humanoid robot tasked with the protection of Dr. KomyojiÃ¢ÂEURÂ(TM)s son, Masaru, and daughter, Mitsuko. Gifted with a conscience circuit, which has the power to simulate real emotions that helps to distinguish between Ã¢ÂEURÂoeright and wrongÃ¢ÂEURÂ, 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. The series is initially a darker version of the original live action tokusatsu show Jinzou Ningen Kikaida, creating or expanding many emotional conflicts within Kikaida and other characters which was not present in the original Kikaida story.
9 June 2003 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Android Kikaider: The Animation
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In the English release of this show, the credits stroll through the Japanese credits as well as the American credits See more
Followed by Kikaider 01: The Animation
Composed and Arranged by Akira Mitake
Lyrics by Hiroko Tanitsugi
Sung by Yui Horie See more