Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV

Japanese name: Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV
Japanese name: 機甲艦隊ダイラガーXV
English name: Armored Squadron Dairugger XV; Voltron: Defender of the Near Universe
Dates: March 3, 1982-March 23, 1983
September 14, 1984-February 18, 1985 (United States)
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 17:55-18:25 (5:55-6:25 pm)
Number of episodes: 52
Animation Studio: Toei Doga
Production Company: Toei Doga
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
World Events Productions (syndicator) (United States)
Series Director: Kozo Morishita
Episode Director(s):
Planning: Keisuke Fujikawa (series composition)
Art Director:
Art Design: Tadao Kubota, Yuji Ikeda, Kaori Honma, Yutaka Ito, Yoshiyuki Shikano
Character Designer(s): Shigetaka Kiyoyama, Masuo Takayuki (mecha), Murakami Katsushi (mecha)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, giant robots, space travel, exploration, war
Home Video

Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Kikou Kantai Dairugger XV go to the Chronology of Animation.
Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

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