Giant Gorg is a 1984 26-episode anime television series. Directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, was broadcast in on TV Tokyo. In 1990, an island emerged about two thousand kilometers south-east of the country of Samoa, it was named New Austral Island because of its close proximity to Austral Island. However, due to a secret concerning the new landmass, an organization called GAIL covered up its existence. Though absent from the map, it was still much afloat; as part of the cover-up, Dr. Tagami, a university professor obsessed with the island, was killed. In his will, he instructed his son, Yuu Tagami to meet with his former student, Dr. Wave, in New York. Shortly after he arrives, he, Dr. Wave and their dog, are attacked by GAIL, they escape with the help of Captain, an old friend of Dr. Wave’s who Doris describes as “a bad guy.” With Captain’s help, they make their way to Austral Island, though not without trouble. There Yuu is saved by a sentient robot called Gorg that the locals believe is the island’s protector.
The story unfolds from there, as the Yuu and friends try to uncover the secrets of New Austral Island while fighting off the forces of GAIL. In 2001, Bandai announced that they would start a new sub label called Sunrise Classic Action in which Giant Gorg would be part of. However, the plan was scrapped. In 2015, Discotek Media announced that they had licensed the series for a North American release on DVD. Official Sunrise Giant Gorg website Giant Gorg at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. As a seventh-generation console, the Wii competed with Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3. Nintendo states; as of the first quarter of 2016, the Wii led its generation over the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in worldwide sales, with more than 101 million units sold. The Wii introduced the Wii Remote controller, which can be used as a handheld pointing device and which detects movement in three dimensions; the console runs games supplied on Wii optical discs. It supported the now discontinued WiiConnect24 service, which enabled Wii to receive messages and updates over the Internet while in standby mode. Like other seventh-generation consoles it supported a service, called "Virtual Console", that downloaded emulated games from past Nintendo consoles, support for online video streaming such as BBC iPlayer, other services provided by Nintendo over the Internet. Internet services were withdrawn. Wii Points could no longer be purchased after March 2018, could not be used and were permanently lost from 31 January 2019.
The Wii succeeded the GameCube. Nintendo first spoke of the console at the E3 2004 press conference and unveiled it at E3 2005. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata revealed a prototype of the controller at the September 2005 Tokyo Game Show. At E3 2006, the console won the first of several awards. By December 8, 2006, it had completed its launch in the four key markets. Models are no longer compatible with Nintendo GameCube. In late 2011, Nintendo released a reconfigured model, the "Wii Family Edition", not released in Japan; the Wii Mini, Nintendo's first major console redesign since the compact SNES, succeeded the standard Wii model and was released first in Canada on December 7, 2012. The Wii Mini can only play Wii optical discs, as it has neither GameCube compatibility nor any networking capabilities; the Wii's successor, the Wii U, was released on November 18, 2012. On October 20, 2013, Nintendo confirmed it had discontinued production of the Wii in Japan and Europe; the console was conceived in 2001.
According to an interview with Nintendo game designer Shigeru Miyamoto, the concept involved focusing on a new form of player interaction. "The consensus was. Too many powerful consoles can't coexist. It's like having only ferocious dinosaurs, they might fight and hasten their own extinction."In 2003, game engineers and designers were brought together to develop the concept further. By 2005 the controller interface had taken form, but a public showing at that year's Electronic Entertainment Expo was canceled. Miyamoto stated. So we decided not to reveal the controller and instead we displayed just the console." Nintendo president Satoru Iwata unveiled and demonstrated the Wii Remote at the September Tokyo Game Show. The Nintendo DS is said to have influenced the Wii's design. Designer Ken'ichiro Ashida noted, "We had the DS on our minds as we worked on the Wii. We thought about copying the DS's touch-panel interface and came up with a prototype." The idea was rejected because of the notion that the two gaming systems would be identical.
Miyamoto stated, " if the DS had flopped, we might have taken the Wii back to the drawing board." In June 2011 Nintendo unveiled the prototype of its successor to the Wii, to be known as the Wii U. The console was known by the code name "Revolution" from May 11, 2004 when its codename was announced at Nintendo's 2004 pre-Electronics Entertainment Expo press conference in Los Angeles, California until April 27, 2006 before E3. Before the Wii's codename was announced, the media referred to the console as "GCNext" or Gamecube Next and "N5" or Nintendo's fifth major home console. Nintendo's spelling of "Wii" is intended to resemble two people standing side-by-side and to represent the Wii Remote and Nunchuk. One reason the company has given for this name choice since the announcement is: Some video game developers and members of the press stated that they preferred "Revolution" over "Wii". Forbes expressed a fear "that the name would convey a continued sense of'kidiness' to the console." The BBC reported the day after the name was announced that "a long list of puerile jokes, based on the name," had appeared on the Internet.
Nintendo of America's Vice President of Corporate Affairs Perrin Kaplan defended the choice of "Wii" over "Revolution" and responded to critics of the name, stating "Live with it, sleep with it, eat with it, move along with it and they'll arrive at the same place." Nintendo of America's president Reggie Fils-Aime acknowledged the initial reaction and further explained the change: The Nintendo Style Guide refers to the console as "simply Wii, not Nintendo Wii", making it the first home console Nintendo has marketed outside Japan without the company name in its trademark. The Wii's successor, the Wii U, was marketed without Nintendo in its name, although its successor, the Nintendo Switch, brought back the Nintendo name in marketing. On September 14, 2006 Nintendo announced release information for J
Invincible Robo Trider G7
Invincible Robo Trider G7 is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Sunrise that aired from 1980 to 1981. It was referred to as "Trider G7", "Unchallengeable Trider G7", "Tryder G7", "Bird Attack Tryder G7" and "Unrivaled Robot Trider G7"; the story follows sixth-grader Watta Takeo's life as he balances his school life, being the president of a company, battling a robotic empire from outer space. While a Super Robot series at heart, it depicts a real world take on the genre, such as announcing to nearby citizens that Trider G7 was being activated and as having to consider the monetary expenses of battle. Invincible Robo Trider G7 portrays the attempted invasion by the Robot Empire to take over Earth. Rebelling against this, the scientist Nabalon, exiled from the Empire, meets the protagonist Watta's father, together, they design the transforming robot Trider G7. However, Watta's father dies in an accident, Watta has no choice but to succeed him at both his job and piloting Trider.
As the president of the Takeo General Company, Watta must now fight to ensure everyone's happiness, as well as the condition of the company's funds. Watta Takeo Voiced by: Satomi Majima The second president of the company, called "Young President" by his subordinates as he is only in the sixth grade. Now that the first president, his father, has died, he is the only person that can utilize Trider G7, he is full of valor despite his age, when his father died and the company was to be disbanded, he succeeded the presidency and became Trider's pilot. Umemaru Kakikōji Voiced by: Ichirō Nagai A manager 64 years of age. Whenever Watta or one of the directors fires any missiles, he begins calculating how much it will cost. Tetsuo Atsui Voiced by: Yuzuru Fujimoto A director, the only mechanic, he pilots provides support for Watta. He has no wife or children. Tōhachirou Kinoshita Voiced by: Aidoki Yamamoto A subsection chief, but he doesn't get much work due to the company's structure, he is frivolous, yet the life of the party, other characters find it impossible to hate him.
Ikue Sunabara Voiced by: Keiko Han / Yumi Touma The only woman of the company, an 18-year-old girl in charge of accounting, office work, making tea. Michitarō Takeo Voiced by: Tatsuo Sakuragata Watta's father, the previous president of the company. Deceased by the time the anime begins. Nabalon Trider G7's designer, a scientist who defected to Earth from the Robot Empire. Trider G7 The titular robot of the series, piloted by Watta Takeo, it weighs 777 tons. It hosts a variety including the Trider Saber and the Trider Beam Cannon, it is able to transform into six distinct states, each one useful for a different terrain, such as space, land and water. Shuttle A support shuttle for the Trider G7 that first appears in episode 27. Kakikouji, Tetsuo and Sunabara all pilot it, its main armament is a pair of missile launchers. The narration in the show was performed by Ichirou Nagai, who did the narration for Mobile Suit Gundam. However, in complete contrast to the dark tone of that show's narration, this narration was performed energetically.
Up until now, the series airing on TV Asahi in this timeslot had their soundtracks composed by Takeo Watanabe and Yuushi Matsuyama, but the two were busy working on the soundtrack for the theatrical adaptation of Mobile Suit Gundam, so Kurando Kaya filled in the role. Rather than depicting robots as a military weapon like Mobile Suit Gundam did, the aim of the story was to portray the real world. Trider G7's own unrealistic abilities are explained with scientists that were exiled from the enemy empire, as Trider G7's capabilities are far beyond that of the other Earth-made robots in the show; as with other super robot shows, Invincible Robo Trider G7 is a story of Trider G7's battle with the alien Robot Empire, but its main drama derived from the protagonist, interacting with many normal, working-class citizens and showing the human kindness that they possess. The enemy Robot Empire is never explained to be anything more than "strange, mysterious robots bent on taking over Earth"; each time the Robot Empire attacks, Trider G7 is launched in order to intercept them, through various coincidences, the Robot Empire fails again and again while attempting to figure out what Trider G7 is.
In the last episode, the Robot Empire abandons their quest to take over Earth. This all results in a unique story structure where neither the good guys nor the bad guys have any interaction with the other side; the only real time contact between them occurs is between the protagonists and the exiled scientist Nabalon, who built Trider G7, but the only ones who know of Nabalon's true identity are the protagonist Watta, Watta's late father, Clard, an engineer for the Robot Empire - none of the other major characters find out about this. The series ended without a single fight in the final episode, but rather Watta's elementary school graduation ceremony. There were episodes that focus not on the war, but on Watta's school life, such as him having a cavity filled during a physical examination, him going on a field trip with his class; these scenes hold as much excitement as his battles in Trider G7. Invincible Robo Trider G7 aired from February 1980 until January 24, 1981, spanning 50 episodes.
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Kunio Okawara is a mechanical designer in the Japanese anime industry. Okawara was the first in the industry to be credited as a mechanical designer, he designed mecha for the Gundam and Brave Series franchises, as well as those of numerous Super Robot and Real Robot shows. He was born and lives in Inagi, where he works out of a studio in his home. Okawara attended Tokyo Zokei University as a student in its graphic design department, moving to its textile design department one year later. Following graduation, he had been assigned by his school to a position as a fashion designer at the apparel company Onward Kashiyama Co. Ltd. where he drew display backgrounds for their specialty store. Through the experience of drawing background art, he was led to take an art position at the animation company Tatsunoko Production; this would prompt Nakamura to found the internal Tatsunoko "Mechaman Design Office" with Okawara, where Okawara would receive the first recorded industry credit of "mechanical designer."
He would go on to design of the title mecha of the show Gowappā 5 Godam, hitting his stride at the company. Following the first two Time Bokan series in 1978, Okawara would leave Tatsunoko Production as an employee, striking out on his own as an independent contractor for "mechanical design." In addition to handling occasional design contracts from his old employer, he became a fixture at the studio Nippon Sunrise. His first assignment from the studio would be principal mechanical design on the Super Robot show Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3, directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino. Tomino would soon ask Okawara to continue to work with him on a new robot-oriented television project that he had tentatively named "Gunboy." In a unheard-of move, Tomino instructed Okawara to design more "realistic," practically-designed title mecha for the series, closer to lines of the "powered armor" described in the Robert A. Heinlein novel "Starship Troopers," rather than the fanciful iron giants depicted since the airing of Mazinger Z.
The result would be Mobile Suit Gundam: a show which would cause a model kit boom in Japan and spark a new interest in mecha design, as well as originate the entire Real Robot genre prevalent among televised anime in the 1980s. Following Mobile Suit Gundam, Okawara would continue to design mecha for entries in the emerging Gundam franchise as well as many Real Robot shows emerging from Sunrise. Notable in the 1980s alone were his works on Combat Mecha Xabungle, Fang of the Sun Dougram, Armored Trooper VOTOMS, Galactic Drifter Vifam and Blue Comet SPT Layzner; the late 1980s and early 1990s would soon see him joined by other mechanical designers working on various entries in the Gundam franchise such as Kazumi Fujita, Yutaka Izubuchi, Mamoru Nagano, Mika Akitaka, Makoto Kobayashi and Hajime Katoki, all of whom would provide their own "take" on Okawara's original work. Okawara himself would take note, their designs in turn inspiring him to expand the scope of his own. In the early 1990s, many of Okawara's designs made an unexpected turn back toward those of classic Super Robots with Brave Exkaiser, the first show in Sunrise's Brave Series funded by Transformers manufacturer Takara.
As the series of shows continued, Okawara would go on to design the principal robot for every entry in the Brave Series, culminating in his design of every robot seen in The King of Braves GaoGaiGar—the series' final televised entry—as well as the show's OVA sequel, The King of Braves GaoGaiGar FINAL. In 2004, Okawara's fame as a mecha designer led him to be contracted by the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa to design a type of head-mounted display used in the museum's "SYS*O17" electronic exhibit, created by Mathieu Briand. While describing the exhibit to museum management, Briand had referred to the subtle shape of Gundam's mecha when describing the displays he had intended to use. Today, Okawara continues to design various title mecha in the Gundam franchise, most those related to Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. Science Ninja Team Gatchaman Artist Hurricane Polymer Mechanical design Tekkaman: The Space Knight Mechanical design Gowappā 5 Godam Primary mechanical design Time Bokan Blocker Gundan IV: Machine Blaster Yattāman Mechander Robo Chōgattai Majutsu Robo Ginguiser Tobidase!
Machine Hiryū Gekisō! Ruben Gaizer Invincible Steel Man Daitarn 3 Principal mechanical design Selected works: Daitarn 3Uchū Majin Daikengō Science Ninja Team Gatchaman II Mobile Suit Gundam Principal mechanical design Selected works: Gundam, MS-06 Zaku IIZendaman The Ultraman Science Ninja Team Gatchaman F Invincible Robo Trider G7 Time Patrol Tai Otasukeman Tondemo Senshi Muteking Fang of the Sun Dougram Yattodetaman Saikyō Robo Daiōja Doraemon: The Record of Nobita: Spaceblazer Kaitei Taisensō Combat Mecha Xabungle Gyakuten Ippatsu-man Armored Trooper Votoms Principal mechanical design Selected works: ATM-09-ST ScopedogRound Vernian Vifam Mirai Keisatsu Urashiman "Mobile Suit Variati
Armored Trooper Votoms
Armored Trooper VOTOMS is a military science fiction mecha anime series, having 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; the series was supplemented by numerous original video animation releases, inspired a number of spin-off works whose media ranges from serialized light novels to video games. The TV anime was licensed by the now-defunct Central Park Media who released the series on DVD and VHS, it is licensed by Maiden Japan, a unit of Section23 Films. The Gilgamesh and Balarant nations had until been locked in a century-old galactic war whose cause was long ago forgotten. Now, the war is ending and an uneasy truce has settled; the main weapon of the conflict is the common Armored Trooper, a mass-produced humanoid combat vehicle piloted by a single soldier.
Both the Armored Troopers and their pilots are known as VOTOMS. However, since Armored Troopers have thin armor, use a combustible liquid in their artificial muscle, their pilots have a low chance of survival, are referred to instead as "Bottoms", the lowest of the low; the series follows a main character named Chirico Cuvie, a special forces Armored Trooper pilot and former member of the Red Shoulder Battalion, an elite force used by the Gilgamesh Confederation in its war against the Balarant Union. Chirico is transferred to a unit engaged in a suspicious mission, unaware that he is aiding to steal secrets from what appears to be his own side. Chirico is betrayed and left behind to die, but he survives, is arrested by the Gilgamesh military as a traitor, tortured for information on their homeworld, he escapes, triggering a pursuit extending across the entire series, with Chirico hunted by the army and criminals alike as he seeks the truth behind the operation. He is driven to discover the truth of one of the objects he was assigned to retrieve in that operation: a mysterious and beautiful woman who would become his sole clue to unravelling the galactic conspiracy.
A 1983 52 episode anime television series. Hozumi Gōda as Chirico Cuvie Kazuko Yanaga as Fyana Kōsei Tomita as Bouleuse Gotho Yōko Kawanami as Coconna Shigeru Chiba as Vanilla Vartla Issei Masamune as Ru Shako Kyonosuke Kami as Ypsilon Yūsaku Yara as Maj. Gimual Iskui Kenichi Ogata as Maj. Serge Borough, Albert Killy Akio Nojima as Aaron Schmittel Issei Futamata as Gurran Schmittel Shunji Yamada as 2nd Lt. Kudal Conin Banjō Ginga as Cap. Jean-Paul Rochina Armored Trooper Votoms: The Last Red Shoulder is a 50-minute OVA released on August 21, 1985; the storyline takes place after the Woodoo storyline in the TV series. It details Chirico meeting with his old comrades in his old military unit, their plan to get revenge on General Pailsen. A 1986 60-minute OVA. Takes place near the end of the series; the storyline features his comrades participating in a mecha gladiatorial match. Armored Trooper VOTOMS: The Red Shoulder Document: Roots of Ambition is a 60-minute OVA released in 1988; the storyline serves as a prequel to the main series and The Last Red Shoulder.
It details Chirico's time in the Red Shoulder elite military unit and his encounters with General Pailsen. Armor Hunter Mellowlink is a twelve episode anime science fiction action OVA series spinoff of Armored Trooper Votoms, it premiered on November 21, 1988. It takes place in the same universe as Votoms, but the two stories are independent of each other. Mellowlink is the story of a soldier whose unit is sacrificed on the battlefield for reasons unknown. Although he was not meant to survive, the main character, Ality Mellowlink, manages to survive only to be framed for a crime he did not commit. Mellowlink escapes his captors and begins hunting down his former commanding officers, both to get revenge for his dead platoon members and to find out the nature of the conspiracy that led to their death; the series is available for download on Bandai Visual's official website and the Japanese DVD boxset was released on December 6, 2006. The series was issued twice on laserdisc, once as six individual volumes, once as a three disc box set along with the two soundtracks.
Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Shining Heresy is a 5-episode OVA series released in 1994. It is a sequel to the original TV series. Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Pailsen Files is a 12-episode OVA series, released from October 26, 2007 to August 22, 2008, it was released as a feature film on January 17, 2009. It is a sequel to The Red Shoulder Document: Roots of Ambition. Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Phantom Chapter is a 6-part OVA series, released from March 26, 2010 to October 27, 2010, it is a sequel to Shining Heresy. Armored Trooper VOTOMS Case. Votoms Finder, an "alternate universe" OAV that centers around Aki Tesuno, a Bottoms guard for scrap salvagers and a pilot of
TV Tokyo Corporation TYO: 9413 is a television station headquartered in Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan. Known as "Teleto", a blend of "terebi" and "Tokyo", it is the flagship station of TX Network, it is one of the major Tokyo television stations specializing in anime. The station is owned by Nihon Keizai Shimbun. TV Tokyo was established by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science in 1951 and started broadcasting on April 12, 1964 and ended on January 1, 2018. A limited liability company, Tokyo Channel 12 Production, was formed for the channel on July 1, 1968. In October 1973, the name was shortened to Tokyo Channel 12 and it took over the broadcasting from the science foundation. A month it became a general purpose TV station along with Japan Educational Television. In 1981, it was again renamed, this time to Television Tokyo Channel 12. In 1983, TV Tokyo formed the Mega TON Network with TV Osaka, Aichi Television Broadcasting; the company shifted its head offices from Shiba Park to Toranomon in December 1985.
On June 25, 2004, the company assumed its current English name of TV Tokyo Corporation. After the digital transition, the channel began broadcasting on digital channel 7. On November 7, 2016, TV Tokyo moved its headquarters to new building at Sumitomo Fudosan Roppongi Grand Tower from its old studios in Toranomon. For its broadcast of animated programs, the network used a Circle 7-style logo; the current logo is a cartoon banana with eyes, a nose and a mouth, bent into a 7, named Nanana. TV Tokyo Holdings（株式会社テレビ東京ホールディングス） BS TV Tokyo（株式会社BSテレビ東京） TV Tokyo Broadband（テレビ東京ブロードバンド株式会社） TV Tokyo Music（株式会社テレビ東京ミュージック） PROTX（株式会社テレビ東京制作） AT-X（株式会社エー・ティー・エックス） FM Inter-Wave Inc.（エフエムインターウェーブ株式会社） IntaracTV（株式会社インターラクティーヴィ） Nikkei CNBC（株式会社日経CNBC） TV Tokyo America Inc. TV Tokyo Medianet Call sign: JOTX-DTV Remote controller ID 7 Tokyo Skytree: Channel 23 Analog Transmission ceased on 24 July 2011. Call sign: JOTX-TV Tokyo Tower: Channel 12Television programs TXN News News Morning Satellite E Morning NEWS Answer World Business Satellite Yasuhiro Tase's Weekly News Bookstore（田勢康弘の週刊ニュース新書） Nikkei special The Dawn of Gaia （日経スペシャル ガイアの夜明け） Nikkei special The Cambria Palace （日経スペシャル カンブリア宮殿） Beauty giants （美の巨人たち） Solomon flow （ソロモン流） Daily7 Studio Bratch!
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Kum-Kum is a Japanese animated television series, consisting of 26 episodes. The plot and characters were created by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, it was directed by Rintaro and first broadcast on TBS between 3 October 1975 and 26 March 1976; the name was changed to Kum-Kum after the sixth episode. It was adapted as a manga in December 1975, written and illustrated by Takemaru Nagata, serialized in Kodansha's Terebi Magajin under the name "Kum-Kum." A four-panel comic strip adaptation of the series appeared periodically in Mainichi Shimbun in Osaka. The series explored the adventures of Kum-Kum, a naughty boy in primeval times, his friends as they grow up playing antics that surprise the occasional visitor to their village, which always end up with Kum-Kum being grounded by his stern father, Paru Paru. Kum-Kum is a naughty and kind boy. Chiru-Chiru, Kum-Kum's girlfriend, whose father is deceased. Aaron one of Kum-Kum's faithful friends. Mochi-Mochi, Kum-Kum's shy friend. Furu-Furu is Kum-Kum's teenage sister.
Paru-Paru, Kum-Kum's grumpy dad. Maru-Maru is Kum-Kum's sweet mom. Toru-Toru is Kum-Kum's baby brother. Klopedia is the wise elder of the village. Roman the son of Klopedia who marries Furu-Furu. Argentine football player Sergio Agüero's nickname, "Kun", comes from the name of the show. Kum Kum Maniac Kum-Kum on IMDb Wanpaku Omukashi Kumu Kumu at Anime News Network's encyclopedia