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or is a manga and anime superhero created in 1963 by science fiction writer Kazumasa Hirai and manga artist Jiro Kuwata. [1]

48 relations: Action fiction, Adventure, Android (robot), Anime, Arcade game, Armour, Astro Boy, Beat 'em up, Carole King, Cooperative gameplay, Cyborg, Cyborg 009, Discotek Media, Drama, Eiken (studio), Fuji TV, Image Entertainment, Infant baptism, J.C.Staff, Japan, Jiro Kuwata, Kamen Rider, Kazumasa Hirai (author), Kodansha, Manga, Monthly Magazine Z, Neo Geo (system), Nine Network, Original video animation, Raster graphics, RoboCop, ROM cartridge, Science fiction, Seinen manga, Shapeshifting, Shōnen manga, Shotaro Ishinomori, Single-player video game, SNK, Streamline Pictures, Superhero, The Six Million Dollar Man, Tokyo Broadcasting System, Toshihide Wakamatsu, United States, Video game, Weekly Shōnen Magazine, Worldvision Enterprises.

Action fiction

Action fiction is the literary genre that includes spy novels, adventure stories, tales of terror and intrigue ("cloak and dagger"), and mysteries.

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An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically a bold, sometimes risky, undertaking.

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Android (robot)

An android is a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human, especially one with a body having a flesh-like resemblance.

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Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.

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Armour (British English or Canadian English) or armor (American English; see spelling differences) is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or activity (e.g., cycling, construction sites, etc.). Personal armour is used to protect soldiers and war animals.

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Astro Boy

Astro Boy, known in Japan by its original name, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka.

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Beat 'em up

Beat 'em up (also known as brawler) is a video game genre featuring hand-to-hand combat between the protagonist and an improbably large number of opponents.

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Carole King

Carole King (born Carol Joan Klein, February 9, 1942) is an American composer and singer-songwriter.

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Cooperative gameplay

Cooperative gameplay (often abbreviated as co-op) is a feature in video games that allows players to work together as teammates, usually against one or more AI opponents.

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A cyborg (short for "'''cyb'''ernetic '''org'''anism") is a being with both organic and biomechatronic body parts.

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Cyborg 009

is a manga created by Shotaro Ishinomori.

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Discotek Media

Discotek Media is an American entertainment company based in Altamonte Springs, Florida.

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Drama is the specific mode of fiction represented in performance: a play performed in a theatre, or on radio or television.

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Eiken (studio)

is an anime studio in Arakawa, Tokyo, Japan.

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Fuji TV

is a Japanese television station based in Odaiba, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, also known as or CX, based on the station's call sign "JOCX-DTV".

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Image Entertainment

Image Entertainment, Inc.

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Infant baptism

Infant baptism is the practice of baptising infants or young children.

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, is a Japanese animation studio founded in January 1986 by Tomoyuki Miyata, who previously worked at Tatsunoko Production.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Jiro Kuwata

is a Japanese manga artist.

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Kamen Rider

is a tokusatsu superhero television series and weekly science fiction manga created by manga artist Shotaro Ishinomori.

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Kazumasa Hirai (author)

was a Japanese novelist from Yokosuka, Kanagawa.

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is a Japanese publishing company headquartered in Bunkyō, Tokyo, Japan.

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are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Monthly Magazine Z

was a Japanese seinen mixed-media magazine published by Kodansha, aimed at teenage males and above, but particularly at hardcore anime and manga fans, featuring articles as well as manga tied into popular franchises.

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Neo Geo (system)

The, stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.

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Nine Network

The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.

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Original video animation

, abbreviated as and sometimes as OAV (original animated video), are Japanese animated films and series made specially for release in home video formats without prior showings on television or in theatres, though the first part of an OVA series may be broadcast for promotional purposes.

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Raster graphics

In computer graphics, a raster graphics or bitmap image is a dot matrix data structure that represents a generally rectangular grid of pixels (points of color), viewable via a monitor, paper, or other display medium.

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RoboCop is a 1987 American cyberpunk action film directed by Paul Verhoeven and written by Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner.

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ROM cartridge

A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing ROM designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a home computer, video game console and to a lesser extent, electronic musical instruments.

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Science fiction

Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.

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Seinen manga

are manga marketed toward young adult men.

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In mythology, folklore and speculative fiction, shapeshifting is the ability of a being or creature to completely transform its physical form or shape.

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Shōnen manga

is manga aimed at a teenage male target-demographic readership.

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Shotaro Ishinomori

was a Japanese manga artist who became an influential figure in manga, anime, and tokusatsu, creating several immensely popular long-running series such as Cyborg 009, the Super Sentai series and the Kamen Rider Series.

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Single-player video game

A single-player video game is a video game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session.

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is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, successor to the Shin Nihon Kikaku and current owner of the SNK video game brand and Neo Geo video game platform.

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Streamline Pictures

Streamline Pictures was an American media company that was best known for its distribution of English-dubbed Japanese animation.

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A superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero or Super) is a type of heroic stock character, usually possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting the evil of his/her universe, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains.

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The Six Million Dollar Man

The Six Million Dollar Man is an American science fiction and action television series about a former astronaut, Colonel Steve Austin, portrayed by American actor Lee Majors.

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Tokyo Broadcasting System

, TBS Holdings, Inc. or TBSHD, is a stockholding company in Tokyo, Japan.

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Toshihide Wakamatsu

Toshihide Wakamatsu (若松俊秀, born December 6, 1965) is a Japanese actor born in Miyakonojo, Miyazaki, Japan.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Weekly Shōnen Magazine

is a weekly ''shōnen'' manga anthology published in Japan by Kodansha, first published on March 17, 1959.

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Worldvision Enterprises

Worldvision Enterprises, Inc. was a television program and home video distributor established in 1954 as ABC Film Syndication, the domestic and overseas program distribution arm of the ABC Television Network.

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