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Psycho Armor Govarian (TV)

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Alternative title:
Gobarian Saikoama (Japanese)
Psychoarmor Gobarian (Japanese)
Saiko ama Gobarian (Japanese)
サイコアーマーゴーバリアン (Japanese)
고바리안 (Korean)
무적의 로보트 고바리안 (Korean)
사이코아머 고바리안 (Korean)
Themes: mecha
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: The Garadain Empire invades planet Earth to drain it of its resources after draining their own planet dry. Zeku Alba, a Garadain scientist, decides to rebel against them and escapes to Earth, where he gathers a group of young children who can do psychogenesis, the ability to form solid objects from psychic energy. The most gifted of them is Isamu Napoto, a young orphan whose family was killed in the first attack of the Garadain Empire. To battle the Garadain Isamu is able to create Govarian, a robot which can regenerate through psychic energy. With the help of his fellow psychogenesis users, Isamu fights to protect the Earth from the Garadain Empire.
Running time: half hour per episode
Number of episodes: 26
Episode titles: We have 26
1983-07-06 to 1983-12-22
1988-04-06 to 1988-06-03 (South Korea, MBC)
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Kodoku no Tabiji ~ LONELY JOURNEY~" by Neverland
Ending Theme:
"Lullaby" by Neverland
Insert song:
"It's LOVE ~sore wa ai~" (It's LOVE ~それは愛~) by Tomoaki Taka
"Thought of the Sunset" (夕陽の想い; Yuuhi no Omoi) by Tomoaki Taka
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Blu-ray (Region A)
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Seiji Okuda
Series Composition: Yoshihisa Araki
Hideki Sonoda (7 episodes
eps 4, 8, 11, 15-16, 22, 24

Katsuhiko Taguchi (eps 5, 9)
Masato Nishio (ep 19)
Sayumi Mizunaga (ep 14)
Tsukasa Takahashi (ep 21)
Yoshihisa Araki (10 episodes
eps 1-3, 5, 7, 13, 18, 20, 25-26

Yūji Watanabe (5 episodes
eps 6, 10, 12, 17, 23

Kazuya Miyazaki (eps 4, 8, 18)
Kiyomu Fukuda (ep 15)
Makoto Nagao (4 episodes
eps 6, 10, 12, 23

Mitsukazu Yamatani (ep 13)
Tatsuya Kasahara (eps 5, 11)
Yasuo Ishikawa (eps 7, 17, 25)
Episode Director:
Hiroshi Negishi (ep 12)
Hiroshi Yoshida (ep 3)
Kazuya Miyazaki (8 episodes
eps 2, 4, 8, 14, 18-19, 21, 24

Kazuyuki Okasako (ep 20)
Makoto Nagao (eps 6, 23)
Seiji Okuda (ep 1)
Takao Motohashi (eps 15, 22)
Tatsuya Kasahara (eps 5, 11)
Yasuo Ishikawa (eps 7, 17, 25)
Yoshinori Nakamura (ep 10)
Yūji Asada (ep 9)
Music: Tatsumi Yano
Original creator: Gō Nagai
Character Design: Kiyomu Fukuda
Art Director: Morishige Suzuki
Animation Director:
Kiyomu Fukuda (13 episodes
eps 1-19 odd, 22, 25-26

Moriyasu Taniguchi (eps 15, 20)
Yuki Kinoshita
Art design: Masayoshi Banno
Character Conceptual Design: Gō Nagai
Mecha design: Sawaki Tateba
Director of Photography: Yōichi Shimizu

In-Between Animation: Kazuchika Kise
Insert Song Arrangement: Tatsumi Yano
Insert Song Composition: Shunji Inoue
Insert Song Lyrics: Tomoaki Taka
Opening Animation: Tsukasa Dokite
Planning: Seiichi Nishino
Production producer: Kiyoshi Tonosaki
Sound Effects: Mitsuharu Nanbu
Special Effects: Takashi Maekawa
Theme Song Composition: Shunji Inoue
Theme Song Lyrics: Tomoaki Taka
Theme Song Performance: Neverland
Yoshikazu Hirano as Isamu Napoto

Hideki Fukushi as Karim Atlas
Masako Miura as Lisa Achika
Naoki Tatsuta as Kurt Buster

Hirotaka Suzuoki as Domson
Kazuhiko Inoue as Christo
Kazuya Tatekabe as Zeku Alba
Kenyuu Horiuchi as Hans (debut)
Mikako Ōhara as
Naoki Tatsuta as
Runa Akiyama as Pike
Sanae Miyuki as Layla
Tomohiro Nishimura as Ross Cogaro
Toshiya Ueda as Emperor Garadain
Japanese companies
English staff
English companies
Internet Streaming:
Licensed by: Discotek Media
English cast
Korean staff
Korean cast
Yong Sik Kim as Hans
Korean companies
Broadcaster: MBC TV (from 6 April 1988)

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