Dangaioh (OAV)

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Alternative title:
Dangaioh: Hyper Combat Unit 
Evil-Crushing Great Star Dangaioh 
Great Planet Evil-Destroyer Dangaio 
Hajyataisei Dangaioh (Japanese) 
破邪大星弾劾凰 [ダンガイオー] (Japanese) 
Genres: action , science fiction 
Themes: aliens , mecha , space , super robot 
Objectionable content: Significant 
Plot Summary: Four psychic teenagers—Mia Alice, Roll Kran, Lamba Nom and Pai Thunder—are brainwashed by the scientist Dr. Tarsan as pilots of his greatest experiment—the giant robot Dangaioh. But as their memories slowly return, these pilots use their abilities and Dangaioh to combat the tyranny of Captain Galimos and the Bunker Space Pirates. 
User Ratings: 116 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 3 votes (sub:2, raw:1)
 Excellent: 3 votes (sub:2, raw:1)
 Very good: 17 votes (sub:12, dub:4, raw:1)
 Good: 32 votes (sub:23, dub:7, edit.dub:1, others:1
1 Tagalog dubbed
 Decent: 18 votes (sub:9, dub:9)
 So-so: 11 votes (sub:9, dub:2)
 Not really good: 8 votes (sub:7, dub:1)
 Weak: 13 votes (sub:9, dub:3, edit.dub:1)
 Bad: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Awful: 4 votes (dub:3, edit.dub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 261 users, rank: #2552 (of 6497)
Median rating: Decent
Arithmetic mean: 5.733 (Decent−), std. dev.: 2.2336, rank: #5201 (of 6496)
Weighted mean: 5.623 (Decent−), rank: #5384 (of 6496) (seen all: 5.74 / seen some: 3.01 / won't finish: 4.02)
Bayesian estimate: 5.802 (Decent−), rank: #4489 (of 4949)
Running time: 45 minutes per episode 
Number of episodes: 3 
Episode titles: We have 3
Vintage: 1987-09-28 to 1989-07-25 
Release dates: We have 7
Opening Theme:
#1: "Cross Fight" by Mitsuko Horie & Ichiro Mizuki (eps 1-2) 
#2: "Cheap Thrills" by Hidemi Nakai (ep 3) 
Ending Theme:
#1: "Kokoro no Honesty (Honesty of the Heart)" by Mitsuko Horie (eps 1-2) 
#2: "Who's Gonna Win" by Hidemi Nakai (ep 3) 
Official website:
AIC's Dangaio site (Japanese) 
Links: We have 6
Trivia: We have 3
Originally released in 1990–1993 by U.S. Renditions in subtitled form. Along with Gunbuster, Dangaio was the company's first domestic anime release.
Manga Entertainment's English dubbed version is episodes 2 and 3 compiled into one movie. For reasons unknown, episode 1 is not included in this version. 
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DVD (Region 1)
    Dangaioh (DVD) 2003-01-28

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Toshihiro Hirano 
Akiyoshi Nishimori (ep 2) 
Koichi Ohata  (ep 1 & 3) 
Masami Obari  (ep 1) 
Toshihiro Hirano 
Toshiki Hirano (eps 1-3) 
Character Design: Toshihiro Hirano 
Animation Director:
Kenichi Ohnuki  (eps 1-2) 
Masami Obari  (eps 1-3)  (OP) 
Masanori Nishii (ep 3) 
Narumi Kakinouchi (assistant) 
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda 
In-Between Animation: Keiji Gotoh 
Key Animation:
Atsuko Ishida (ep 2) 
Atsushi Okuda (ep 1) 
Hiroaki Gohda (ep 3) 
Hirofumi Ochi (ep 1) 
Kazuhiro Ochi (ep 1) 
Koichi Usami (ep 2) 
Koji Ito (ep 1) 
Kouichi Arai  (ep 1) 
Kunihiro Abe (eps 2-3) 
Masahito Yamashita (ep 2) 
Masami Obari  (eps 1-3) 
Masami Ozone (ep 1) 
Masanori Nishii (eps 1-3) 
Masaya Irahara (ep 2) 
Morifumi Naka (ep 1) 
Narumi Kakinouchi  (eps 1, 3) 
Osamu Tsuruyama  (eps 1-3) 
Satoshi Iwataki (ep 1) 
Shin Matsuo (ep 3) 
Shoichi Masuo (ep 1) 
Shoji Kawamori  (ep 1) 
Takashi Hashimoto (ep 3) 
Takehiro Nakayama (ep 3) 
Toshimitsu Kobayashi (ep 1) 
Yuichi Sato (ep 3) 
Monster Design: Junichi Watanabe 
Opening Animation:
Masahito Yamashita (op&ed) 
Narumi Kakinouchi (op&ed) 
Theme Song Performance:
Hidemi Nakai (OP 2/ED 2) 
Ichiro Mizuki (OP 1) 
Mitsuko Horie (OP 1/ED 1) 
Akira Kamiya as Roll Kran 
Maya Okamoto as Lamba Nom 
Mayumi Shou as Mia Alice 
Naoko Matsui as Pai Thunder 
Shigeru Chiba as Gil Berg 

Kenichi Ogata as Galimos 
Takeshi Aono as Dr. Tarsan 

Daiki Nakamura as Kilkel (ep 3) 
Daisuke Gouri as Yosho Dartira (eps 1-3) 
Hiroshi Ohtake as Mosho Goutira (eps 1-2) 
Ichiro Mizuki as Yoldo (ep 1) 
Isamu Tanonaka as shoulder buffoon 
Kazuhiko Inoue as Burst (ep 3) 
Ken Yamaguchi as
Folk (ep 3) 
Skeleton (ep 3) 
Kôzô Shioya as Tosho Mesutira (eps 1-2) 
Masako Katsuki as Shazara (ep 2) 
Michitaka Kobayashi as Domton (ep 2) 
Mitsuko Horie as Dira (ep 1) 
Naoko Watanabe as Mido (ep 3) 
Osamu Saka as Kensho Santira (eps 1-2) 
Ryo Horikawa as Flash (ep 3) 
Yusaku Yara as Oscar (ep 2) 
Japanese companies
English cast
English staff
Deborah Grant (ep 1) 
Toshifumi Yoshida (U.S. Renditions Version) 
Trish Ledoux (U.S. Renditions Version) 
Yuki Nakajima (ep 1) 
Executive producer: Laurence Guinness 
Producer: David Keith Riddick ((US Renditions version)) 

Associate producer: Robert Napton 
Casting: Jill Wilmot 
Dubbing Mixing: Richard King 
Packaging Design: Will Culpepper II 
Production Supervision: Upton S. Redmonton 
Re-Recording Engineer: Clive Mitchison 
Voice Direction: Michael Bakewell 
Alice Barryt as Pai Thunder 
Anne Marie Zola as Mia Alice 
Edward Glen as Roll Kran 
Julia Brahms as Lamba Nom 
Robert Glennister as Gilburgh 

David Collins as Dr. Tarsan 

Alan Marsh as Narrator 
Jocelyn Cunningham as Shazara 
English companies
Madman Entertainment (Australia) 
Manga Entertainment (UK) 
Licensed by:
Manga Entertainment 
U.S. Renditions (Expired) 
Packaging Design: Nippan Design Team 
Post Production: 525 Post Production 
Recording Studio: Manga Entertainment 
Released by: L.A. Hero, Inc. 
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
DVD Distribution: Selecta Visión 
TV Distribution: Selecta Visión 
Spanish cast
Italian staff
Italian cast
Executive producer: Francesco Di Sanzo 
Daniela Gatti as Ramba 
Romano Malaspina as Gil Berg 
Sergio Luzi as Roll 

Elio Marconato as Tahsan 
Italian companies
Distributor: Granata Press 

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