The Mobile Cop Jiban
  • Network(s)

    view tv series from tv asahi
  • Type
    Scripted

    Status
    Ended

  • Country
    Japan

    Language
    Japanese

The Mobile Cop Jiban
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The Mobile Cop Jiban is a Japanese tokusatsu television series which serves as the 8th entry in the Metal Hero franchise, and the first series to have toy commercials that were filmed on Videotape. Produced by Toei and aired by TV Asahi in Japan from January 29, 1989 to January 28, 1990, it ran for 52 episodes and a feature movie aired on July 17, 1989. According to Toei's International Sales & Promotion Department, the series' English title can be referred to as Jiban. Created by Keita Amemiya, the premise for the series combines elements from the American film Robocop and the 1970s tokusatsu Robot Detective. The opening catchphrase of the series is: "This is the drama of a girl's and a young man's hearts which love people and protect justice."

Main Cast & Crew
Shouhei Kusaka
Naoto Tamura/Jiban
Michiko Enokida
Chief Youko Katagiri
Kunio Konishi
Seishiro "Seishi" Muramatsu
Konomi Mashita
Ayumi Igarashi (Tamura)/Midori Hayakawa
Shozo Iizuka
Dr Jean Marrie (voice)
Akira Ishihama
Yanagida
Leo Meneghetti
Doctor (Doutor) Jean Marrie
Akemi Kogawa
Cannon
Kazuko Yanaga
Madogarbo (voice)
Ami Kawai
Marshall
Saburo Yatsude
Production/Producer