Waga Seishun no Arcadia: Mugen Kido SSX

Japanese name: Waga Seishun no Arcadia: Mugen Kido SSX Waga Seishun no Arcadia: Mugen Kido SSX TV Series image
Japanese name: わが青春のアルカディア無限軌道SSX
English name: My Youth in Arcadia: Endless Orbit SSX
French name: Albator 84
Italian name: Capitan Harlock SSX
Dates: October 13, 1982-March 30, 1983
1984 (France)
1985 (Italy)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 19:30-20:00 (7:30-8:00 pm)
Number of episodes: 22
Animation Studio: Toei Doga
Production Company: Toei Doga
Broadcaster: Tokyo Broadcast System (TBS)
Italia 7 (Italy)
Creator(s): Leiji Matsumoto
Series Director: Tomoharu Katsumata, Masamitsu Sasaki
Episode Director(s): Tomoharu Katsumata, Masamitsu Sasaki
Storyboard(s): Masayuki Akihi, Shinichi Nishi, Masaki Mori
Writer(s): Leiji Matsumoto, Hiroyasu Yamaura
Art Director: Gankô Itô
Art Design:
Character Designer(s): Kazuo Komatsubara, Shingo Araki, Katsumi Itabashi (mecha)
Animator(s): Shingo Araki (director), Kazuo Komatsubara (director, chief animator), Yuzo Tomizawa (director), Shigenori Kageyama (director), Kozo Masanobu (director)
Music: Shunsuke Kikuchi
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Makio Inoue (Phantom F. Harlock II), Kei Tomiyama (Tochiro Oyama)
Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, space travel, alien invaders, war
Home Video
Japan: DVD (DSTD 2357)
France: DVD (Sony Music Video, 3 discs)
Italy: DVD (Yamato Video, 3 discs)
Note(s): This series is a prequel to Uchu Kaizoku Captain Harlock.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Waga Seishun no Arcadia: Mugen Kido SSX go to the Chronology of Animation.
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