Giant Robot Anime

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    Giant Robot Anime Timeline

  • Tetsujin 28-gō

    Tetsujin 28-gō
    Gigantor (Japanese: 鉄人28号, Hepburn: Tetsujin Nijūhachi-gō, lit. "Iron Man No. 28") is a 1963 anime adaptation of Tetsujin 28-go, a manga by Mitsuteru Yokoyama released in 1956. It debuted on US television in 1964.
  • Astroganger

    Astroganger
    Astroganger (アストロガンガー, Astroganga) is a Japanese Super Robot anime series created by Knack Productions. It consisted of 26 episodes and originally aired from October 4, 1972, to March 28, 1973.
  • Mazinger Z

    Mazinger Z
    Mazinger Z (Japanese: マジンガーZ, Hepburn: Majingā Zetto, known briefly as Tranzor Z in the United States) is a Japanese super robot manga series written and illustrated by Go Nagai. The first manga version was serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1972 to August 1973, and it later continued in Kodansha TV Magazine from October 1973 to September 1974.[3] It was adapted into an anime television series which aired on Fuji TV from December 1972 to September 1974.
  • Babel II

    Babel II
    Babel II (Japanese: バビル2世, Hepburn: Babiru Ni-sei) is a Japanese 1971 manga series by Mitsuteru Yokoyama. It was translated into an animated format in 1973 as a television series, in 1992 as an original video animation series and in 2001 as a thirteen-episode television series. Yokoyama's sequel to the series, set in a parallel universe, is entitled His Name Is 101 (その名は101, Sono Na wa Wan-Zero-Wan).
  • Getter Robo

    Getter Robo
    Getter Robo (Japanese: ゲッターロボ, Hepburn: Gettā Robo, typically romanized as Getter Robot in the various manga) is a Super Robot manga series created by Ken Ishikawa and Go Nagai, as well as an anime series produced by Toei Animation. The series was broadcast on Fuji TV from April 4, 1974 to May 8, 1975, with a total of 51 episodes. The manga was serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from April 7, 1974 to August 24, 1975.[1]
  • Great Mazinger

    Great Mazinger
    Great Mazinger (グレートマジンガー, Gurēto Majingā) is a Japanese manga comic book and anime television series by manga artist Go Nagai. The story is a sequel and direct continuation of Mazinger Z series after its initial success.[1] The series was aired on Japanese television in 1974, immediately following the end of the first Mazinger series. It ran for 56 episodes.
  • Brave Raideen

    Brave Raideen
    Brave Raideen (勇者ライディーン, Yūsha Raidīn) is a super robot anime series. Produced by Tohokushinsha, Asahi News Agency and Sunrise, it aired on NET (now TV Asahi) from 4 April 1975 to 26 March 1976, with a total of 50 episodes. The official name being Raideen the Brave, it is mainly known as "Brave Raideen" or "Heroic Raydeen". A series called Raideen the Superior (超者ライディーン) was broadcast from 1996 to 1997 on TV Tokyo, and another series called Reideen was broadcast in 2007 on WOWOW.
  • Getter Robo G

    Getter Robo G
    Getter Robo G (ゲッターロボG, Gettā Robo Jī), also known as Force Five: Starvengers in the United States, is a super robot anime series created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa and produced by Toei Animation. This direct sequel to Getter Robo was broadcast on Fuji TV from May 15, 1975 to March 25, 1976,[1] with a total of 39 episodes (some episodes were rebroadcast, erroneously giving the impression that there were 43 episodes).
  • UFO Robot Grendizer

    UFO Robot Grendizer
    UFO Robot Grendizer (UFOロボ グレンダイザー, Yūfō Robo Gurendaizā), also known as Force Five: Grandizer in the United States, is a Japanese Super Robot anime television series and manga created by manga artist Go Nagai. It is the third entry in the Mazinger trilogy. The anime television series was produced by Toei Doga and Dynamic Planning and broadcast on Fuji TV from October 5, 1975, to February 27, 1977, and lasted 74 episodes.
  • Steel Jeeg

    Steel Jeeg
    Steel Jeeg (鋼鉄ジーグ, Kōtetsu Jīgu), also known as Kotetsu Jeeg or Koutetsu Jeeg, is a Japanese mecha anime series created by manga artists Go Nagai and Tatsuya Yasuda and produced by Toei Doga (now Toei Animation), directed by Masayuki Akehi. It was first broadcast on NET in Japan from October 5, 1975 to August 29, 1976, lasting for 46 episodes.
  • Divine Demon-Dragon Gaiking

    Divine Demon-Dragon Gaiking
    Divine Demon-Dragon Gaiking (大空魔竜ガイキング, Daikū Maryū Gaikingu) is a Japanese Super Robot mecha anime series produced by Toei Animation. For distribution purposes, Toei refers to this television series as Dino Mech Gaiking or simply Gaiking.
  • Gowappa 5 Gōdam

    Gowappa 5 Gōdam
    Go-wapper 5 Go-dam (ゴワッパー5ゴーダム, Gowappā Faibu Gōdamu) is a Japanese Mecha anime series produced by Tatsunoko Productions and aired in 1976. There were 36 episodes. It is the second installment to Takara's Magne-Robo Franchise.
  • UFO Warrior Dai Apolon

    UFO Warrior Dai Apolon
    UFO Warrior Daiapolon (UFO戦士ダイアポロン, Yūfō Senshi Dai Aporon) was a Japanese anime series aired from 1976 in Japan. There were 47 episodes aired at 25 minutes each. It is also known as "UFO Senshi Dai-Apolon", "UFO Soldier Dai-Apolon", "UFO Robo Dai-Apolon", "Daiapolon", "Shadow World".
  • Chōdenji Robo Combattler V

    Chōdenji Robo Combattler V
    Chōdenji Robo Combattler V (超電磁ロボ コン・バトラーVブイ, Chōdenji Robo Konbatorā Bui), also known as Super Electromagnetic Robot Com-Battler V, is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Toei Company (who were the producers) and Soeisha (who provided the animation work) that aired from 1976 to 1977. It is the first part of the Robot Romance Trilogy of Super Robot series created by Saburo Yatsude and directed by Tadao Nagahama.
  • Blocker Gundan 4 Machine Blaster

    Blocker Gundan 4 Machine Blaster
    Blocker Gundan 4 Machine Blaster (ブロッカー軍団IVマシーンブラスター) is an anime series aired from 1976 to 1977 in Japan. There are 38 episodes aired at 25 minutes each. It is also known as "Blocker Army IV Machine Blaster", "Blocker Corps IV", "Blocker Army IV", "Blocker Corps", "Machine Blaster" and in Italian as "Astrorobot Contatto Ypsilon" ("Blocker Corps IV Astrorobot" for the DVD release).
  • Groizer X

    Groizer X
    Groizer X (Japanese: グロイザーX, Hepburn: Guroizā X) is an anime series aired from 1976 to 1977. There were 36 episodes. It is also referred to as Gloyzer X and Gloizer X.
  • Magne Robo Gakeen

    Magne Robo Gakeen
    Magne Robo Gakeen (マグネロボ・ガ・キーン, Magunerobo Ga Kiin) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation. It is the third installment to Takara's Magne-Robo Franchise. It aired from TV Asahi from September 5, 1976 to June 26, 1977, with a total of 39 episodes.
  • Yatterman

    Yatterman
    Yatterman (Japanese: ヤッターマン, Hepburn: Yattāman) is a Japanese anime television series broadcast from January 1, 1977 to January 27, 1979, comprising 108 episodes. It is the second and longest show in the Time Bokan series by Tatsunoko Productions. The series succeeded Time Bokan and preceded Zenderman. It was also the final series to be produced by company founder Tatsuo Yoshida prior to his death.
  • Mechander Robo

    Mechander Robo
    Mechander Robot (合身戦隊メカンダーロボ, Gasshin Sentai Mekandā Robo) was an anime series aired in 1977 in Japan. There were 35 episodes aired at 25 minutes each. It is also known as Gasshin Sentai Mechander Robo, Mekander, Mechander, Combiner Battle Team Mekander Robot, Combining Squadron Mechander Robo, Mekander Robot and Mekanda. It was produced by Tokyu Agency and animated by Wako Productions.
  • Ginguiser

    Ginguiser
    Ginguiser (Japanese: 超合体魔術ロボギンガイザー, Hepburn: Chōgattai Majutsu Robo Gingaizā) is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Nippon Animation and co-produced by Ashi Productions. It ran from April 9 to October 22, 1977.
  • Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V

    Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V
    Chōdenji Machine Voltes V (Japanese: 超電磁マシーン ボルテスVファイブ, Hepburn: Chōdenji Mashīn Borutesu Faibu, lit. "Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V"), popularly known simply as Voltes V (pronounced as ”Voltes Five”) is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Company and Nippon Sunrise. It is the second installment of the Robot Romance Trilogy, which also includes Chōdenji Robo Combattler V and Tōshō Daimos
  • Superhuman Squadron Barattack

    Superhuman Squadron Barattack
    Balatack (超人戦隊バラタック, Chōjin Sentai Baratakku, Superhuman Squadron Barattack) is a Japanese mecha anime produced by Toei Animation, marking as the final installment to Takara's Magne-Robo Franchise. It follows the adventures of five teenagers (Yuji, Yuri, Mac, Franco, and Dicky) as they fight against an evil alien force using the titular combining mecha, Barattack. The show aired on TV Asahi between 1977 and 1978 on Sundays between 18:00 and 18:25.
  • Invincible Super Man Zambot 3

    Invincible Super Man Zambot 3
    Super Machine Zambot 3 (無敵超人ザンボット3, Muteki Chōjin Zanbotto Surī, lit. Invincible Super Man Zambot 3) is a Super Robot anime series created by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Yoshitake Suzuki, featuring character design by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko and produced by Sunrise. It was first broadcast on Japanese TV in 1977. The series lasted for 23 episodes.
  • Fighting General Daimos

    Fighting General Daimos
    Tōshō Daimos (闘将ダイモス, Tōshō Daimosu, "Fighting General Daimos") is a Japanese anime television series produced by Toei Animation and Nippon Sunrise, directed by Tadao Nagahama as his last work. It is the third and final installment of the Robot Romance Trilogy, following Chōdenji Robo Combattler V and Chōdenji Machine Voltes V. It aired on TV Asahi from April 1, 1978 to January 27, 1979, consisting of 44 episodes.
  • The Unchallengeable Daitarn 3

    The Unchallengeable Daitarn 3
    The Unchallengeable Daitarn 3 (無敵鋼人ダイターン3, Muteki Kōjin Daitān 3, lit. Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3) is a Japanese anime television series created by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate, and animated by Sunrise. It was first broadcast on Japanese TV in 1978. The series lasted for 40 episodes. The opening theme Come Here! Daitarn 3 is sung by Makoto Fujiwara.
  • Future Robot Daltanious

    Future Robot Daltanious
    Future Robot Daltanious (未来ロボ ダルタニアス, Mirai Robo Darutaniasu) is an anime television series which aired on Tokyo 12 Channel from March 21, 1979 to March 5, 1980. Produced by Toei Animation, with animation co-produced by Nippon Sunrise, consisting of 47 episodes.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam

    Mobile Suit Gundam
    Mobile Suit Gundam (Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダム, Hepburn: Kidō Senshi Gandamu, also known as First Gundam, Gundam 0079 or simply Gundam '79) is a anime television series, produced and animated by Nippon Sunrise. Created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, it premiered in Japan on Nagoya Broadcasting Network and its affiliated ANN stations on April 7, 1979, and lasted until January 26, 1980, spanning 43 episodes.
  • Gordian Warrior

    Gordian Warrior
    Gordian Warrior (闘士ゴーディアン, Tōshi Gōdian) is a Japanese anime television series that aired in 1979 to 1981.[1] There were 73 episodes. It is also referred to as Champion of Gordian or Gardian.
  • Invincible Robo Trider G7

    Invincible Robo Trider G7
    Invincible Robo Trider G7 (無敵ロボトライダーG7, Muteki Robo Toraidā Jī Sebun) is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Sunrise that aired from 1980 to 1981. It was also referred to as "Trider G7", "Unchallengeable Trider G7", "Tryder G7", "Bird Attack Tryder G7" and "Unrivaled Robot Trider G7".
  • Space Emperor God Sigma

    Space Emperor God Sigma
    Space Emperor God Sigma (宇宙大帝ゴッドシグマ, Uchū Taitei Goddo Shiguma) is a mecha anime television series aired from 1980 to 1981. It ran for 50 episodes. It is also referred to as "God Sigma, Empire of Space" and "Space Combination God Sigma".
  • Space Runaway Ideon

    Space Runaway Ideon
    Space Runaway Ideon (伝説巨神イデオン, Densetsu Kyojin Ideon, lit. Legendary Giant Ideon, also The Ideon) is a 1980 anime television series produced by Sunrise, created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, produced immediately following his most famous work, Mobile Suit Gundam. It first premiered on TV Tokyo from 1980 to 1981, followed by two feature films in 1982, and was later broadcast in Japan by the satellite TV network Animax from September 2006.
  • Space Warrior Baldios

    Space Warrior Baldios
    Space Warrior Baldios (宇宙戦士 バルディオス, Uchū Senshi Barudiosu) is a 1980 Japanese super robot mecha anime series. A film with the same title was released on December 19, 1981.
  • Yattodetaman

    Yattodetaman
    Yattodetaman (ヤットデタマン) is the fifth installment in the Time Bokan series, produced by Tatsunoko Productions and directed by Hiroshi Sasagawa. In this series, two royal houses battle for the power to rule the Kingdom of Fir. In order to secure the Kingdom, two representatives go back in time to find the mythical Firebird, which will allow its bearer to become the rightful ruler.
  • Golden Warrior Gold Lightan

    Golden Warrior Gold Lightan
    Golden Warrior Gold Lightan (黄金戦士ゴールド・ライタン, Ōgon Senshi Gōrudo Raitan) is a mecha anime television series that aired from 1981 to 1982 in Japan. The show was also popular in Hong Kong and was aired there around the same time. There are 52 episodes that were aired at 30 minutes each.
  • Beast King GoLion

    Beast King GoLion
    Beast King GoLion (百獣王ゴライオン, Hyaku Jūō Goraion, The King of Hundred Beasts GoLion) is a Japanese super robot anime television series. The animation from GoLion was edited and trimmed to create the version of the American Voltron: Defender of the Universe series, with new names and dialogue. In 2008, GoLion was released on Region 1 DVD in three volumes.
  • GoShogun

    GoShogun
    GoShogun (戦国魔神ゴーショーグン, Sengoku Majin GōShōgun) is a super robot anime series created by Takeshi Shudo. Its title has been variously translated into English as "Demon God of the War-Torn Land GoShogun", "Warring Demon God GoShogun", and "Civil War Devil-God GoShogun," but in the US and parts of Europe it is primarily known as Macron 1, the title of its North American adaptation.
  • Six God Combination Godmars

    Six God Combination Godmars
    Six God Combination God Mars (六神合体ゴッドマーズ, Rokushin Gattai Goddomāzu) is a mecha anime television series that was popular during its broadcast between 1981 and 1982 in Japan, Hong Kong, and Italy. The series consists of 64 episodes and 2 movies. Other loosely translated names are "Hexademon Symbiote God Mars", "Six God Union God Mars", and "Six Gods United As One Being"; sometimes spelling the title mecha as "Godmars".
  • Galaxy Cyclone Braiger

    Galaxy Cyclone Braiger
    Galaxy Cyclone Braiger (銀河旋風ブライガー, Ginga Senpū Buraigā) is an anime series aired from 1981 to 1982 in Japan. There were 39 episodes aired. Other loosely translated names include "Braiger", "Bryger", "Brygar", "Galactic Whirlwind Bryger", "Galactic Cyclone Buraiger", "Cosmo Runner". It is the first series from the J9 Series, which would be continued in Baxingar and Sasuraiger.
  • Fang of the Sun Dougram

    Fang of the Sun Dougram
    Fang of the Sun Dougram (太陽の牙ダグラム, Taiyō no Kiba Daguramu) is a 75-episode anime television series, created by Ryosuke Takahashi and Sunrise, and aired in Japan from October 23, 1981 to March 25, 1983 on TV Tokyo. A 1983 full-length feature film, Dougram: Documentary of the Fang of the Sun, summarized the series.
  • Combat Mecha Xabungle

    Combat Mecha Xabungle
    Combat Mecha Xabungle (Japanese: 戦闘メカ ザブングル, Hepburn: Sentō Meka Zabunguru) is a mecha anime television series created by Sunrise and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino. It was broadcast on the Nagoya TV and TV Asahi networks weekly from February 6, 1982, to January 29, 1983. Promotional toys were produced by Clover.[1] There was also a compilation movie made called Xabungle Graffiti, which included new footage and a different ending to the series.
  • Gyakuten! Ippatsuman

    Gyakuten! Ippatsuman
    Gyakuten! Ippatsuman (逆転!イッパツマン) is a Japanese anime television series broadcast from February 13, 1982 to March 26, 1983, comprising 58 episodes. It is the sixth entry to the Time Bokan series by Tatsunoko Productions and the second series to feature a super robot as the main hero.[3][4] The series succeeded Yattodetaman and preceded Itadakiman in 1983. The title character is playable in the fighting game Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All-Stars.
  • Armored Fleet Dairugger XV

    Armored Fleet Dairugger XV
    Armored Fleet Dairugger XV (機甲艦隊ダイラガーXVフィフティーン, Kikō Kantai Dairagā Fifutīn, "XV" read "Fifteen") is a mecha anime series aired in Japan from 1982 to 1983. It is also referred to as Dairugger 15, Dairugger XV, Armored Armada Dairugger XV, Armored Squadron Dairugger XV, or Machine Platoon Dairugger. It ran for 56 episodes (52 regular episodes and four recap episodes).
  • Galactic Gale Baxingar

    Galactic Gale Baxingar
    Galactic Gale Baxingar (銀河烈風バクシンガー, Ginga Reppū Bakushingā) is a mecha anime series that aired from 1982 to 1983 in Japan. There were 39 episodes released. Other loosely translated names include Baxinger, Galactic Stormwind Baxinga and Cosmo Rangers. Known additionally as "Mustanger" while sold as a knock-off toy in the United States during the early 80's. It is the second of the J9 Series, serving as a sequel to Braiger and is followed by Sasuraiger.
  • Super Dimension Fortress Macross

    Super Dimension Fortress Macross
    Super Dimension Fortress Macross (Japanese: 超時空要塞マクロス, Hepburn: Chōjikū Yōsai Makurosu, lit. "Super Spacetime Fortress Macross") is an anime television series from 1982. According to story creator Shoji Kawamori,[1] it depicts "a love triangle against the backdrop of great battles" during the first Human-alien war. It is the first part of two franchises: The Super Dimension trilogy and Macross series.
  • Warrior of Love Rainbowman

    Warrior of Love Rainbowman
    Warrior of Love Rainbowman (愛の戦士レインボーマン, Ai no Senshi Reinbōman) is a tokusatsu series created by Kōhan Kawauchi. This was the first superhero TV series produced by Toho Company Ltd., and was broadcast on NET (now TV Asahi) from October 6, 1972 to September 18, 1973, with a total of 52 episodes. Mitsuru Adachi wrote a manga series based on the show which was serialized in TV Magazine Otomodachi from 1972 to 1973.
  • Aura Battler Dunbine

    Aura Battler Dunbine
    Aura Battler Dunbine (聖戦士ダンバイン, Seisenshi Danbain, literally Holy Warrior Dunbine) is an anime television series created by Yoshiyuki Tomino and produced by Sotsu and Sunrise.
  • Lightspeed Electroid Albegas

    Lightspeed Electroid Albegas
    Lightspeed Electroid Albegas (光速電神アルベガス, Kōsoku Denjin Arubegasu) is an anime series that aired from 1983 to 1984 in Japan, Latin America, Spain and Italy. There were 45 episodes aired at 25 minutes each. Other loosely translated names are "Arbegas", "Arebegas", "Lightspeed ElectroGod Arbegas" and "Arbegas: El Rayo Custodio".
  • Armored Trooper Votoms

    Armored Trooper Votoms
    Armored Trooper VOTOMS (装甲騎兵ボトムズ, Sōkō Kihei Botomuzu) is a Japanese military science fiction mecha anime series that has undergone several incarnations. The original 1983 television series was created by Ryosuke Takahashi and Sunrise, featuring mechanical designs by Kunio Okawara. Following directly in the footsteps of Takahashi's previous series, Fang of the Sun Dougram, VOTOMS continued the trend towards hard science in the mecha anime subgenre.
  • Galactic Whirlwind Sasuraiger

    Galactic Whirlwind Sasuraiger
    Galactic Whirlwind Sasuraiger (銀河疾風サスライガー, Ginga Shippū Sasuraigā) is an anime series that aired from 1983 to 1984 in Japan. There were 43 episodes aired. Other loosely translated names include Galactic Gale Sasuraiger, Galaxy Whirlwind Sasuraiger and Wonder Six. It is the sequel to Baxingar and is the final member of the J9 Series.
  • Super Dimension Century Orguss

    Super Dimension Century Orguss
    Super Dimension Century Orguss (超時空世紀オーガス, Chōjikū Seiki Ōgasu) is an anime science fiction series. It inspired an OVA sequel series called Orguss 02. Orguss was the second part of The Super Dimension trilogy from Big West, preceded by The Super Dimension Fortress Macross and followed by The Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross.
  • Psycho Armor Govarian

    Psycho Armor Govarian
    Psycho Armor Govarian (サイコアーマー ゴーバリアン, saiko āmā gōbarian, also romanized as Psycho Armor Gobarian and Psychoarmor Govarian) is a Japanese anime television series created by Go Nagai. It was produced by Knack Productions and TV Tokyo. The series was originally broadcast from July 6, 1983 to December 28, 1983 in Japan.
  • Genesis Climber MOSPEADA

    Genesis Climber MOSPEADA
    Genesis Climber MOSPEADA (機甲創世記モスピーダ, Kikō Sōseiki Mosupīda) (literally "Armored Genesis MOSPEADA") is an anime science fiction series created by Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma. The 25-episode television series ran from late 1983 to early 1984 in Japan. MOSPEADA stands for Military Operation Soldier Protection Emergency Aviation Dive Armor, one of the transformable motorcycle-armors the series features.
  • Special Armored Battalion Dorvack

    Special Armored Battalion Dorvack
    Special Armored Battalion Dorvack (Japanese: 特装機兵ドルバック, Hepburn: Tokusō Kihei Dorubakku) is a 36 episode anime series aired from 1983 to 1984 in Japan and also aired in Hong Kong at roughly the same time.
  • Round Vernian Vifam

    Round Vernian Vifam
    Ginga Hyōryū Vifam (銀河漂流バイファム, Ginga Hyōryū Baifamu, also known as Galactic Drifter Vifam or Round Vernian Vifam) is a 1983 Mecha anime television series produced by Sunrise. It was officially drafted by Yoshiyuki Tomino, the creator of Mobile Suit Gundam and planned by both Takeyuki Kanda (who also serves as its director) and Hiroyuki Hoshiyama. It aired at both MBS and TBS from October 21, 1983 to September 8, 1984.
  • Chō Kōsoku Galvion

    Chō Kōsoku Galvion
    Chō Kōsoku Galvion (超攻速ガルビオン, Chō Kōsoku Garubion, lit. Super High Speed Galvion) is a 22-episode anime television series mecha series that aired in Japan in 1984. It revolves around criminals using robots to save innocents in exchange for years being cut from their long prison sentences. The program did not fare very well and had its planned number of episodes cut; a 23rd episode was partially completed but did not air.
  • Heavy Metal L-Gaim

    Heavy Metal L-Gaim
    Heavy Metal L-Gaim (重戦機(ヘビーメタル)エルガイム, Jūsenki (Hebī Metaru) Erugaimu, literally "Heavy Fighting Machine L-Gaim") is a mecha anime television series,[1] begun in 1984, which was directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino. Its characters and mecha were designed by Mamoru Nagano, who would later go on to create The Five Star Stories.
  • Video Warrior Laserion

    Video Warrior Laserion
    Video Warrior Laserion (Japanese: ビデオ戦士レザリオン, Hepburn: Bideo Senshi Rezarion) is a Japanese anime television series animated by Toei Animation. It aired on TBS from March 4, 1984, to February 3, 1985. It is also referred to as Rezarion, Laserion and its literal translation Video Senshi Laserion. It was broadcast in Latin America as El Super Lasser.
  • Giant Gorg

    Giant Gorg
    Giant Gorg (巨神ゴーグ (ジャイアントゴーグ), Jaianto Gōgu) is a 1984 26-episode anime television series. Directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, produced by Sunrise and was broadcast in on TV Tokyo.
  • God Mazinger

    God Mazinger
    God Mazinger (ゴッドマジンガー, Goddo Majingā), also known as Majin Densetsu (魔神伝説) is an anime, manga and novel series created by manga artist Go Nagai. The anime aired on Japanese TV from April 15, 1984 to September 30, 1984 in the network Nippon Television with 23 episodes. It is given the international title Space Adventure The Deity on the official TMS website.
  • Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross

    Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross
    Super Dimension Cavalry Southern Cross (Japanese: 超時空騎団サザンクロス, Hepburn: Chōjikū Kidan Sazan Kurosu) is a Japanese science fiction mecha anime TV series released in 1984, as the third of the Super Dimension series. It was adapted as "The Masters Saga" or the "Second Generation" of the American TV series Robotech.
  • Choriki Robo Galatt

    Choriki Robo Galatt
    Choriki Robo Galatt (超力ロボ ガラット, Chōriki Robo Garatto) is a comedy-science fiction anime series by Sunrise. It is also known as Super Robot Galatt and Change Robo Galatt.
  • Panzer World Galient

    Panzer World Galient
    Panzer World Galient (機甲界ガリアン, Kikōkai Garian) is a 1984 Japanese fantasy and science fiction anime television series produced by Sunrise. It was broadcast on Nippon Television from October 5, 1984 to March 29, 1985.
  • Star Musketeer Bismark

    Star Musketeer Bismark
    Star Musketeer Bismark (星銃士ビスマルク, Sei Jūshi Bisumaruku), also known as simply Bismark, is a Japanese animated television series created by Studio Pierrot.
  • Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

    Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
    Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam (Japanese: 機動戦士Ζガンダム, Hepburn: Kidō Senshi Zēta Gandamu) is a 1985 Japanese television anime series, the second installment in the Gundam franchise, and a sequel to the original Mobile Suit Gundam. The show was created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, with character designs by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, while the series' mechanical designs is split among Kunio Okawara, Mamoru Nagano, and Kazumi Fujita.
  • Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God

    Dancouga – Super Beast Machine God
    Dancouga - Super Beast Machine God (超獣機神ダンクーガ, Chōjū Kishin Dankūga) is a Super Robot anime television series produced by Ashi Productions, directed by Seiji Okuda and written by Keisuke Fujikawa. It ran on TBS for 38 episodes from 5 April 1985 to 27 December 1985.
    The series marks the debut of animator and artist Masami Ōbari, who would later become one of the most prolific mecha designers in the anime industry.
  • Fight! Super Robot Life-form Transformers

    Fight! Super Robot Life-form Transformers
    In Japan, the first two seasons of the show were collectively released as Fight! Super Robot Life-Form Transformers (戦え!超ロボット生命体トランスフォーマー, Tatakae! Chō Robotto Seimeitai Toransufōmā), then rebranded as Transformers 2010 (トランスフォーマー2010, Toransufōmā Tsūōwanō) for Season 3, with all seasons aired on Nippon TV.
  • Blue Comet SPT Layzner

    Blue Comet SPT Layzner
    Blue Comet SPT Layzner (蒼き流星SPTレイズナー, Aoki Ryūsei Esu Pī Tī Reizunā), sometimes translated as Blue Meteor SPT Layzner, is a science fiction anime series produced by Sunrise between 1985 and 1986. Its original creator was Tsunehisa Itō and Ryōsuke Takahashi; the latter served as the director. It tells about an alien invasion and subsequent totalitarian world occupation and resistance in a timeline where the Cold War still continues.
  • Ninja Senshi Tobikage

    Ninja Senshi Tobikage
    Ninja Senshi Tobikage (忍者戦士飛影, lit. Ninja Soldier Tobikage), known as Ninja Robots in English releases,[citation needed] is a Japanese anime television series, produced by Studio Pierrot, which aired from 6 October 1985 to 13 July 1986 on the Nippon Television network. It was also broadcast to parts of Asia and Australia, and, in 1995, was broadcast in the United States on Cartoon Network.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ

    Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
    Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ (Japanese: 機動戦士ガンダムΖΖ, Hepburn: Kidō Senshi Gandamu Daburu Zēta, Mobile Suit Gundam Double Zeta) is the third installment in Sunrise's long running Gundam franchise and the last TV series in the franchise released in Japan's Shōwa period.
  • Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos

    Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos
    Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos (マシンロボ クロノスの大逆襲, Machine Robo: Chronos no Dai Gyakushū), known in France as La Revanche des GoBots ("Revenge of the GoBots"), is a Japanese anime television series produced by Ashi Productions. It ran on TV Tokyo from July 3, 1986, through May 28, 1987.
  • Fight! Super Robot Lifeform Transformers 2010

    Fight! Super Robot Lifeform Transformers 2010
    In Japan, the first two seasons of the show were collectively released as Fight! Super Robot Life-Form Transformers (戦え!超ロボット生命体トランスフォーマー, Tatakae! Chō Robotto Seimeitai Toransufōmā), then rebranded as Transformers 2010 (トランスフォーマー2010, Toransufōmā Tsūōwanō) for Season 3, with all seasons aired on Nippon TV.
  • Metal Armor Dragonar

    Metal Armor Dragonar
    Metal Armor Dragonar (機甲戦記ドラグナー, Kikō Senki Doragunā) is a 48-episode mecha anime series, created by Sunrise and aired from 1987 to 1988. Devised shortly after the release of Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ, Dragonar was intended to be both a "starter" series to get new fans into mecha anime, and a potential successor to the Gundam franchise.
  • Machine Robo: Battle Hackers

    Machine Robo: Battle Hackers
    Machine Robo: Battle Hackers (マシンロボ ぶっちぎりバトルハッカーズ, Mashin Robo: Butchigiri Batoruhakkāzu) is a Japanese animated television series produced by Ashi Productions. It ran on TV Tokyo from June 3, 1987 through December 30, 1987.
  • トランスフォーマー ザ★ヘッドマスターズ

    トランスフォーマー ザ★ヘッドマスターズ
    Transformers: The Headmasters (トランスフォーマー ザ★ヘッドマスターズ, Toransufōmā: Za Heddomasutāzu) is a Japanese anime television series that is a part of the Transformers robot superhero franchise.[1] It aired from July 1987 to March 1988, and its 17:00-17:30 timeslot was used to broadcast Mashin Hero Wataru at the end of its broadcast.
  • Mashin Hero Wataru

    Mashin Hero Wataru
    Mashin Hero Wataru (Japanese: 魔神英雄伝ワタル, Hepburn: Mashin Eiyūden Wataru) is a mecha multimedia franchise originally created by Sunrise and Red Entertainment. The first series aired on April 15, 1988, replacing the 17:00–17:30 timeslot used for Transformers: The Headmasters. Sunrise credited "Hajime Yatate" for the storyline and Shuji Iuchi directed the series.
  • Transformers: Super-God Masterforce

    Transformers: Super-God Masterforce
    Transformers: Super-God Masterforce (トランスフォーマー 超神マスターフォース, Toransufōmā: Chōjin Masutāfōsu) is a Japanese Transformers line of toys and anime series that ran from April 12, 1988 to March 7, 1989 for 42 episodes. On July 3, 2006 the series was released on DVD in the UK, and it was aired on AnimeCentral in the UK a few years later. In 2008, Madman Entertainment released the series on DVD in Australia in Region 4, PAL format. On May 1, 2012, the series was released on DVD in the US.
  • Mashin Hero Wataru

    Mashin Hero Wataru
    Mashin Hero Wataru (Japanese: 魔神英雄伝ワタル, Hepburn: Mashin Eiyūden Wataru) is a mecha multimedia franchise originally created by Sunrise and Red Entertainment. The first series aired on April 15, 1988, replacing the 17:00–17:30 timeslot used for Transformers: The Headmasters. Sunrise credited "Hajime Yatate" for the storyline and Shuji Iuchi directed the series.
  • Jushin Liger

    Jushin Liger
    Jushin Liger (獣神ライガー, Jūshin Raigā, lit. Beast God Liger, also sometimes romanized as Juushin Liger, Bio Armor Ryger, Jushin Riger, Jushin Ryger and some other variations) is an anime superhero TV series created by Go Nagai. Produced by Sunrise Inc. with cooperation of Dynamic Planning (Nagai's own company), the series was originally broadcast on Nagoya Broadcasting Network (NBN)/TV Asahi from March 11, 1989 to January 27, 1990 with a total of 43 episodes.
  • Transformers: Victory

    Transformers: Victory
    Transformers: Victory (戦え!超ロボット生命体 トランスフォーマーV, Tatakae! Chō Robotto Seimeitai Toransufōmā V) is an animated series produced by Toei Animation. It is a Japanese-produced spin-off of the well-known original Transformers animated series, and the final complete animated series from the original "Generation 1" era.
  • Madö King Granzört

    Madö King Granzört
    Madö King Granzört (Japanese: 魔動王マドーキンググランゾート, Hepburn: Madō Kingu Guranzōto)[1][2] is a Japanese mecha animated series produced by Sunrise and Asatsu-DK, created and directed by Oji Hiroi (Sakura Wars, Far East of Eden) and written by Shūji Iuchi (Mashin Hero Wataru). It aired in NTV from April 7, 1989 to March 2, 1990. It spawned three special direct-to-video episodes and two Original Video Animation movies, as well as a video game for the PC Engine SuperGrafx.
  • Patlabor: The TV Series

    Patlabor: The TV Series
    Patlabor: The TV Series (機動警察パトレイバー) is a 1989-1990 anime television series. It was created by Headgear, animated by Sunrise, and based on the Patlabor anime franchise. The story focuses on Second Special Vehicles Division (SV2), a group of Patlabor policemen who fight and investigate crimes. The TV series is an alternate timeline to the original Patlabor OVAs and films, with an all-new origin story.
  • Cat Ninja Legend Teyandee

    Cat Ninja Legend Teyandee
    Kyatto Ninden Teyandee (キャッ党忍伝てやんでえ, Kyattō Ninden Teyandē, lit. "Cat Ninja Legend Teyandee" or "Legendary Ninja Cats" according to the Crunchyroll release) is an anime series produced by Tatsunoko Productions and Sotsu Agency.
  • Brave Exkaiser

    Brave Exkaiser
    Brave Exkaiser (勇者エクスカイザー, Yūsha Ekusukaizā, Sometimes translated as Brave Exkaizer or Brave Fighter Exkizer) is a Japanese animated television series produced by Sunrise. The series, is directed by Katsuyoshi Yatabe and written by Yasushi Hirano with both character and mecha designs done by Masayuki Hiraoka and Kunio Okawara. It aired on Nagoya TV from February 3, 1990 to January 26, 1991, compiling up to 48 episodes.
  • NG Knight Ramune & 40

    NG Knight Ramune & 40
    NG Knight Lamune & 40 (NG騎士ラムネ&40, NG Naito Ramune & 40) was a Japanese anime television series of 1990. It was one of the Lamune group of television shows and OVAs, and the "NG" in the title stands for "new generation". In all there were 3 OVA series (NG Knight Lamune & 40 EX, NG Knight Lamune & 40 DX, VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fresh) and a sequel anime television series (VS Knight Lamune & 40 Fire).
  • Musashi, the Samurai Lord

    Musashi, the Samurai Lord
    Musashi, the Samurai Lord, known in Japanese as Karakuri Kengō Den Musashi Lord (からくり剣豪伝ムサシロード, Karakuri Kengō Den Musashi Rōdo), is an anime series by Studio Pierrot. The 50-episode series aired on Nippon Television from October 1990 to September 1991.
  • The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird

    The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird
    The Brave of Sun Fighbird (太陽の勇者ファイバード, Taiyō no Yūsha Faibādo) is a 1991 anime television series, created by Takara and Sunrise under the direction of Katsuyoshi Yatabe. It is the second incarnation in the long-running "Brave", (or Yūsha), franchise. This series's title's English translation bears "Fighter" after "Brave" (therefore Brave "Fighter" of the Sun) on the Japanese DVD box art.
  • Getter Robo Go

    Getter Robo Go
    Getter Robo Go (ゲッターロボ號, Gettā Robo Gō) or Getter Robot Go, also known as Venger Robo or Venger Robot Go outside Japan, is a Japanese mecha anime and manga series created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa. The anime was originally broadcast from February 11, 1991 to January 27, 1992 on TV Setouchi and TV Tokyo with a total of 50 episodes.
  • Matchless Raijin-Oh

    Matchless Raijin-Oh
    Matchless Raijin-Oh (絶対無敵ライジンオー, Zettai Muteki Raijin-Oh, lit. Absolutely Invincible Raijin-Oh) is a 51 episode Japanese anime television series, and the first series produced for the Eldran franchise funded by Tomy and produced by Sunrise. It aired in Japan from April 3, 1991 to March 25, 1992. The story revolves around a group of elementary school children who are given command of a mecha named Raijin-Oh and their efforts to defend the Earth from the evil Jaaku (evil) Empire.
  • Armored Police Metal Jack

    Armored Police Metal Jack
    Armored Police Metal Jack (Japanese: 機甲警察メタルジャック, Hepburn: Kikō Keisatsu Metaru Jakku) is a Japanese animated TV series co-produced by Sunrise, Studio Deen, TV Tokyo and I&S BBDO. The series was broadcast by TV Tokyo affiliates in 1991 on the Monday 5:30PM time slot and aired weekly from April 7 to December 23, lasting 37 episodes.
  • The Brave Fighter of Legend Da-Garn

    The Brave Fighter of Legend Da-Garn
    The Brave Fighter of Legend Da-Garn (伝説の勇者ダ・ガーン, Densetsu no Yūsha Da Gān, officially translated The Brave of Legend Da-Garn), sometimes simply Da Garn, is a Japanese animated television series that aired in 1992, created by Takara and Sunrise under the direction of Shinji Takamatsu, and is the third of the long running Yuusha or "Brave" series. The official Japanese title does not include the word "Fighter" in the title, despite the fact it appears on the Japanese DVD box art.
  • Tekkaman Blade

    Tekkaman Blade
    Tekkaman Blade (Japanese: 宇宙の騎士テッカマンブレード, Hepburn: Uchū no Kishi Tekkaman Burēdo, lit. "Space Knight Tekkaman Blade") is a 1992 Japanese anime television series produced by Tatsunoko Productions and Sotsu Agency. The series was directed by Hiroshi Negishi and written by Mayori Sekijima and Satoru Akahori. The story follows an organization called the Space Knights and their war against aliens known as the Radam.
  • Energetic Explosion Ganbaruger

    Energetic Explosion Ganbaruger
    Genki Bakuhatsu Ganbaruger (元気爆発ガンバルガー, Genki Bakuhatsu Ganbarugā, lit. "Energetic Explosion Ganbaruger" also known by the dub name Energy Bomb and Rocket Kidz) is a 47 episode animated shōnen mecha television series, and the second series produced for the Eldran franchise funded by Tomy and produced by Sunrise. It aired on TV Tokyo from April 1, 1992, to February 24, 1993. It was the first to introduce helmets, signature colors and signature vehicles.
  • Tetsujin 28-go FX

    Tetsujin 28-go FX
    Chō Dendō Robo Tetsujin 28-go FX is a sequel to Tetsujin 28-go directed by Tetsuo Imazawa and produced at the Tokyo Movie Shinsha studio. It ran on Nippon Television from April 5, 1992 to March 30, 1993, totaling 47 episodes. It has been brought over to Latin America, but never released in English-speaking countries.
  • The Brave Express Might Gaine

    The Brave Express Might Gaine
    The Brave Express Might Gaine (勇者特急マイトガイン, Yūsha Tokkyū Maitogain) is an anime television series begun in 1993, created by Takara and Sunrise under the direction of Shinji Takamatsu, and was the fourth in the Yūsha or Brave metaseries.
  • Nekketsu Saikyō Go-Saurer

    Nekketsu Saikyō Go-Saurer
    Nekketsu Saikyō Go-Saurer (熱血最強ゴウザウラー, Nekketsu Saikyō Gōzaurā, also called "Hot-Blooded Strongest Go-Saurer", "Matchless Passion Gozaurer" or "Gozaurer") is a 51-episode animated television series, and third series in the Eldran franchise funded by Tomy and produced by Sunrise. It aired in Japan from March 3, 1993 to February 23, 1994.
  • Mobile Suit Victory Gundam

    Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
    Mobile Suit Victory Gundam (機動戦士Vガンダム, Kidō Senshi Vikutorī Gandamu, Mobile Suit V Gundam), is a 1993 Japanese science fiction anime television series. It consists of 51 episodes, and was directed by Gundam creator Yoshiyuki Tomino. The series was first broadcast on TV Asahi (and its ANN stations). It is the fourth installment in the Gundam franchise, first series in the franchise released in Japan's Heisei period, and the final full series to be set in the Universal Century calendar.
  • Whirlwind! Iron Leaguer

    Whirlwind! Iron Leaguer
    Shippū! Iron Leaguer (疾風!アイアンリーガー, Shippū! Aian Rīgā, lit. "Whirlwind! Iron Leaguer") is an anime television series produced by Sunrise. Directed by Tetsurō Amino and featuring mecha designs by Kunio Okawara, it premiered on TV Tokyo on April 6, 1993 and ended its run on March 29, 1994, spanning a total of 52 episodes.
  • Brave Police J-Decker

    Brave Police J-Decker
    Brave Police J-Decker (勇者警察ジェイデッカー, Yūsha Keisatsu Jeidekkā) is the fifth series of the anime television meta Brave series (Yūsha) created by Takara and Sunrise. It aired in Japan from February 5, 1994 to January 28, 1995.[1] Brave Police J-Decker returns the series to a subtly lighter tone, focusing more on the concept of "robot as human-built AI construct" emphasized by the previous season's series, The Brave Express Might Gaine. The series takes place in the fictional city of Nanamagari City.
  • Red Baron

    Red Baron
    Red Baron (レッドバロン, Reddo Baron) is a Japan animated television series directed by Akio Sakai and produced by Nippon TV along with Tokyo Movie Shinsha. The show is a remake of the 1973 live-action series Super Robot Red Baron.
  • Yamato Takeru

    Yamato Takeru
    Yamato Takeru (Japanese: ヤマトタケル) is a 1994 Japanese anime television series loosely related to both the live-action film and legend about a young boy who goes on a great adventure that would grant him great powers and the understanding that his destiny is linked to the world. The series is followed up by the 1995 two-episode original video animation Yamato Takeru: After War.
  • Lord of Lords: Ryū Knight

    Lord of Lords: Ryū Knight
    Lord of Lords: Ryū Knight (覇王大系リューナイト, Haō Taikei Ryū Naito) is a manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Itō. It was originally published monthly in the Shueisha magazine V-Jump starting in 1993. A 52-episode anime television adaptation of the series was produced by Sunrise, directed by Toshifumi Kawase, and aired in Japan from April 5, 1994 to March 28, 1995. It also gained two OVA series comprising 17 episodes total, as well as a single OVA release and two video games.
  • Mobile Fighter G Gundam

    Mobile Fighter G Gundam
    Mobile Fighter G Gundam, also known in Japan as Mobile Fighting Legend G Gundam (機動武闘伝Gガンダム, Kidō Butōden Jī Gandamu) (and commonly referred to as simply G Gundam), is a 1994 Japanese animated television series produced by Sunrise and the fifth installment in the long running Gundam franchise.
  • Macross 7

    Macross 7
    Macross 7 (マクロス7, Makurosu Sebun) is an anime television series. It is a sequel to the show The Super Dimension Fortress Macross that takes place many years after the events of the first series following a cast of mostly new characters. The show ran from October 16, 1994 to September 24, 1995 at 11:00 AM, and 49 episodes were aired. Although it has been distributed in the other parts of the world, at present has not been licensed in North America.
  • Magic Knight Rayearth

    Magic Knight Rayearth
    Magic Knight Rayearth (魔法騎士マジックナイトレイアース, Majikku Naito Reiāsu) is a Japanese manga series created by Clamp. Appearing as a serial in the manga magazine Nakayoshi from the November 1993 issue to the February 1995 issue, the chapters of Magic Knight Rayearth were collected into three bound volumes by Kodansha, and were published from July 1994 to March 1995.
  • The Brave of Gold Goldran

    The Brave of Gold Goldran
    The Brave of Gold Goldran (黄金勇者ゴルドラン, Ōgon Yūsha Gorudoran) is a Japanese anime television series begun in 1995, created by Takara and Sunrise under the direction of Shinji Takamatsu, and was the sixth in the Yūsha/Brave metaseries.
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

    Mobile Suit Gundam Wing
    Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, also known in Japan as New Mobile Report Gundam Wing (新機動戦記ガンダムW(ウイング), Shin Kidō Senki Gandamu Wingu), is a 1995 Japanese mecha anime series directed by Masashi Ikeda and written by Katsuyuki Sumizawa.
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion

    Neon Genesis Evangelion
    Neon Genesis Evangelion (Japanese: 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン, Hepburn: Shinseiki Evangerion, lit. "New Century Gospel") is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Gainax and animated by Tatsunoko, directed by Hideaki Anno and broadcast on TV Tokyo from October 1995 to March 1996.
  • The Vision of Escaflowne

    The Vision of Escaflowne
    The Vision of Escaflowne (Japanese: 天空のエスカフローネ, Hepburn: Tenkū no Esukafurōne, lit. Escaflowne of the Heavens) is a 26-episode Japanese anime television series created by Shōji Kawamori, produced by Sunrise Studios and directed by Kazuki Akane. It premiered in Japan on April 2, 1996 on TV Tokyo, and the final episode aired on September 24, 1996.
  • After War Gundam X

    After War Gundam X
    After War Gundam X (Japanese: 機動新世紀ガンダムX, Hepburn: Kidō Shin Seiki Gandamu Ekkusu, lit. New Mobile Century Gundam X), is a 1996 Japanese anime television series and the seventh installment in the long running Gundam franchise that started in 1979, but takes place in an alternate timeline called After War (A.W.; アフターウォー or 戦後, Sengo). The series has 39 episodes, aired in Japan from April 5, 1996, to December 28, 1996, across TV Asahi's ANN stations.
  • Martian Successor Nadesico

    Martian Successor Nadesico
    Martian Successor Nadesico (Japanese: 機動戦艦ナデシコ, Hepburn: Kidō Senkan Nadeshiko, lit. "Mobile Battleship Nadesico"), sometimes referred to as simply Nadesico (ナデシコ, Nadeshiko),[3] is a Japanese anime television series produced by TV Tokyo, Yomiko Advertising and Xebec and directed by Tatsuo Satō, with manga artist Kia Asamiya providing character designs, Keiji Gotoh serving as chief animation director, Mika Akitaka being the main mechanical designer and Takayuki Hattori composing the music.