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Gasshin Sentai Mechander Robo (TV)

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Alternative title:
Combination Squadron Mechander Robo
Mechander Robo (Japanese)
Mechander Robot (Italian)
合身戦隊メカンダーロボ (Japanese)
메칸더 V (Korean)
합신전대 메칸더 로보 (Korean)
Themes: mecha, super robot
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: The Doron forces from the Ganymede system invade Earth and conquer 95% of it within a matter of days. To combat the threat, Dr. Shikishima creates the giant robot Mechander Robo and entrusts it to three brave pilots as Earth's last hope.
Running time: 23 minutes per episode
Number of episodes: 35
Episode titles: We have 35
1977-03-03 to 1977-12-29
1987 (Philippines, ABS-CBN)
1987-05-27 to 1987-08-14 (South Korea, MBC)
Opening Theme:
"Il fantastico Mechander Robot" by Santo Verduci [2015 Italian version]
"Mechander Robot" by Fratelli Balestra [Italian DVD verison]
"「トライアタック! メカンダーロボ」 Tri-Attack! Mechander Robo" by Ichiro Mizuki and Columbia Yurikago-kai
Ending Theme:
"「さすらいの星 ジミーオリオン」 Sasurai no Hoshi (Roaming Star), Jimmy Orion" by Ichiro Mizuki
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Yoshikata Nitta
Hisayuki Toriumi (19 episodes
eps 1-4, 9, 13, 17, 19-21, 23, 28-35

Satoshi Suyama (16 episodes
eps 5-8, 10-12, 14-16, 18, 22, 24-27

Screenplay: Jaruhiko Kaido
Episode Director:
Kenji Nakano (8 episodes
eps 16, 21, 26-27, 31-33, 35

Kozo Masanobu (4 episodes
eps 13, 17, 20, 28

Masayuki Hayashi (8 episodes
eps 1-2, 10-12, 15, 19, 23

Takashi Anno (8 episodes
eps 5-7, 18, 24-25, 29-30

Tetsurō Satou (eps 14, 22)
Yoshikata Nitta (eps 3-4, 8)
Yoshiyuki Tomino (ep 9)
Animation Director:
Kazuhiro Taga (4 episodes
eps 18, 21, 24, 34

Kiyoshi Takeuchi (eps 5-7, 16)
Kozo Masanobu (8 episodes
eps 1, 3-4, 8, 13, 17, 20, 26

Satoshi Touzan
Shiro Murata (9 episodes
eps 14, 22, 25, 29-33, 35

Tomonori Kogawa (ep 9)
Tsuneo Ninomiya (9 episodes
eps 2, 10-12, 15, 19, 23, 27-28

Mechanical design: Kunio Okawara
Director of Photography: Kintaro Matsubara
Mitsuo Satō (Wako Pro)
Sumio Takahashi

Key Animation:
Hiromi Muranaka (ep 17)
Moriyasu Taniguchi (ep 17)
Theme Song Performance:
Columbia Yurikago-kai (OP)
Ichirō Mizuki
Akio Nojima as Ryousuke Shikishima
Akira Kamiya as Jimmy Orion
Kazuyuki Sogabe as Koujiro Hachijima

Keiko Yokozawa as Mika Shikishima
Masane Tsukayama as General Ozmel
Masaya Taki as Professor Shikishima
Natsuko Fuji as Medusa

Hiroko Takahashi as Yuuta
Kouji Nakata as Narrator
Japanese companies
Art Noah
Tokyo 12
Film Developing: Tokyo Laboratory
Mechanic Design: Design Office MECAMAN
Music Production: Columbia Music Entertainment
English staff
English cast
Noel Mallonga as Narrator (Philippine English Version)

Celina S. Cristobal (Philippine dub)
English companies
Dubbing: Telesuccess Productions, Inc. (Philippines)
Korean staff
Korean cast
In-Seong Lee as Jimmy Orion
Yong Sik Kim as Ryusuke Shikijima

Min No as Ozmel
Korean companies
Broadcaster: MBC TV (from 27 May 1987)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Theme Song Performance:
Fratelli Balestra (Compilation movie)
Santo Verduci (Compilation movie 2015 version)
Eugenio Marinelli as Koujiro
Giorgio Locuratolo as Ryousuke Shikishima
Oreste Baldini as Jimmy Orion

Anna Teresa Eugeni as Medusa
Anna Terese Eugeni as Medusa
Riccardo Garrone as Professor Shikishima

Aldo Barberito as Ghibi
Gino La Monica as Narratore
Giovanni Petrucci as Generale
Oliviero Dinelli as Orzumenick
Renato Montanari as Lagar
Rodolfo Baldini as Guendai
Sergio Matteucci as Narratore
Italian companies
DVD Distribution: Stormovie (2006 compilation film)
Internet Streaming: YouTube (Contactoons)
Tagalog staff
Tagalog companies
Broadcaster: ABS-CBN
Tagalog cast

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