Manga of the 1950s and 1960s

“Tetsujin 28-gĹ? (鉄人28ĺ?· Tetsujin NijĹ«hachi-gĹ??, literally “Iron Man #28″) is a 1956 manga written and illustrated by Mitsuteru Yokoyama, who also created Giant Robot. The series centred on the adventures of a young boy named Shotaro Kaneda, who controlled a giant robot named Tetsujin 28, built by his late father.”

- Wikipedia


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2 comments to Manga of the 1950s and 1960s

  • Yuka Young

    At the top of the front cover (the first one), it advertises the manga as “A newly started Science detective manga series”. There still are references to Tetsujin #28 in many anime and manga now. I’m in the wrong generation to know much about it, but I’ve often heard my Dad trying to make cultural references from it.

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