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National Dragnet for Our Father's Enemy Jiro
Android Kikaider, Episode 39
Air date April 7, 1973
Written by Hideka Nagasaka
Directed by Yasutada Nagano
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National Dragnet for Our Father's Enemy Jiro (父の仇ジロー全国指名手配 Chichi no Kyū Jirō Zenkuni Shimeitehai?) is the thirty-ninth episode of Android Kikaider.

Synopsis

Angler Brown has plans to brainwash children and turn them into warriors. Kikaida saves the kids but slips away quickly to avoid the police.

Plot

to be added

Cast

Notes

  • This episode aired on NET along with Kamen Rider V3 episode 8, Watch Out, V3! Beware the Terrifying Buzzsaw.
  • Jiro easily defeats Saburo in this episode showing that he can, perhaps easily, defeat Hakaider if he wanted to. It should also be noted that Jiro held back to not severely injure him.
  • Hakaider has shown that he has no qualms in killing a small child if it's to kill Jiro.

Errors

  • The police and Mitsuko have shown themselves to be quite clueless about how strong Jiro is in this episode as they both thought that a few police officers would be able to capture or kill him when it`s clearly not that easy. It's doubtful that any normal human being would even have a chance of defeating him without help.
  • It's doubtful that Jiro would have been that affected by Brown Angler Fish`s flamethrower as he clearly showed himself to be durable enough withstand heavy firepower with little to no difficulty.
  • None of the kids seem to tell the police about Jiro's heroism or Hakaider and DARK.

Digital Releases

  • Hawaii's Generation Kikaida release of Jinzo Ningen Kikaider DVD Volume 8 features episodes 36-40, with English subtitles provided by JN Productions.[1]
  • Toei's DVD release of Jinzo Ningen Kikaider DVD Volume 4 features episodes 32-43.[2]
  • Jinzo Ningen Kikaider Blu-ray Volume 2 features episodes 19-43.[3]
  • JN Productions and Toei released Complete Jinzo Ningen Kikaider DVD Box sets containing all 43 episodes and the Movie.[4][5]

References

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