Android Kikaider, also known as Kikaida, is a tokusatsu superhero TV series, and the first to feature the superhero Kikaider. Created by Japanese manga artist Shotaro Ishinomori, the show was produced by Toei Company Ltd., and was broadcast on NET from July 8, 1972 to May 5, 1973, with a total of 43 episodes. This series was also one of the first tokusatsu to air in the United States. Known initially as Kikaider, Android of Justice, it has since been referred to there simply by its Japanese title, Jinzou Ningen Kikaida or Kikaida for short.
- Shotaro Ishinomori