Trivia / Betterman

  • Betterman was the first anime to be broadcast in 16:9 ratio (letterbox) format.
  • The Merch: This series has spun off two drama CDs, one set of anime trading cards, various resin kits that involve the girls, statues based of the different forms of Betterman, a manga, and a garage kit of one of the neuronoids. Not to mention two hobby magazines that give information about the show itself.
  • Sequel First: Betterman was released in America years before GaoGaiGar was imported to the States. (Both series share the same universe, so not technically a sequel).
  • Talking to Himself: In the English dub, Jonathan Love voices both Lamia and Shou. Both characters end up meeting each other in Episode 12.
  • Tuckerization: In Episode 18, there's a wine bottle with the name "Sunrise" on it.
  • Vindicated by Cable: Betterman was obscure when it first came to America. The Tech TV broadcast is the major reason why so many even know about the series at all.