Machine Robo: Butchigiri Battlehackers

Japanese name: Machine Robo: Butchigiri Battlehackers
Japanese name: マシンロボ ぶっちぎりバトルハッカーズ
English name: Machine Robo: The Running Battlehackers
Dates: June 3, 1987-December 30, 1987
Broadcast time: Wednesday, 18:00-18:25 (6:00-6:25 pm)
Number of episodes: 31
Animation Studio: Ashi Productions
Production Company: Yomiuri Kokokusha, TV Tokyo, Ashi Productions
Broadcaster: TV Tokyo (TX)
Series Director: Hiroshi Yoshida
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Toshihiko Sato (executive producer, Ashi Productions)
Planning: Hideki Sonoda (series composition)
Art Director: Toshihisa Tohjo
Character Designer(s): Osamu Tsuruyama, Takahiro Yamada (mecha), Kiyoshi Haraguchi (mecha)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, crime, science fiction, robots
Home Video
Japan: DVD (PIBA 1457 (set))
Note(s): The second Machine Robo series. It is a sequel to Machine Robo-Cronos no Dai Gyakushu (1986).

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Machine Robo: Butchigiri Battlehackers 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.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

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