Science Ninja Team Gatchaman

Science Ninja Team Gatchaman is a five-member superhero team that is composed of the main characters in several anime created by Tatsuo Yoshida and originally produced in Japan by Tatsunoko Productions and later adapted into several English-language versions. It is also known by the abbreviated name Gatchaman. The original series, produced in 1972, was eponymously named Kagaku Ninja Tai Gatchaman and is most well known to the English-speaking world as the adaptation titled Battle of the Planets. The series received additional English adaptations with G-Force: Guardians of Space and ADV Films' uncut 2005 release. Tatsunoko also uses the official translation Science Commando Gatchaman, as shown in numerous related products and media. Because the English-language versions are notoriously inconsistent not only with one another but also with the original Japanese series, viewers most familiar with the English versions often experience some confusion upon re-examining the series after a long hiatus. The original 1972 Kagaku Ninja Tai Gatchaman series was followed by an animated film, two sequel series, Gatchaman II, and Gatchaman Fighter. In the 90's, episodes from both series were dubbed into English by Saban as Eagle Riders. In 1994, the original series was remade as a condensed OVA series.

TitleScience Ninja Team Gatchaman
Original Title科学忍者隊ガッチャマン
First Air DateOctober 1st, 1972
Last Air DateDecember 30th, 1980
GenreAnimation
NetworkFuji TV
Number of Seasons3 Seasons
Number of Episodes205 Episodes
Plot Keywordsanime, sentai
Katsuji Mori
Katsuji Mori
Ken Washio, the Eagle (voice)
Isao Sasaki
Isao Sasaki
Joe Asakura, the Condor (voice)
Kazuko Sugiyama
Kazuko Sugiyama
Jun, the Swan (voice)
Yoku Shioya
Yoku Shioya
Jinpei, the Swallow (voice)
Nobuo Tanaka
Nobuo Tanaka
Leader X (voice)
Tōru Ōhira
Tōru Ōhira
Dr. Kouzaburou Nambu (voice)
Aiko Konoshima
Aiko Konoshima
Female Berg Katze (voice)
Masako Nozawa
Masako Nozawa
Seiji Nakanishi (voice)
Toshiko Sawada
Toshiko Sawada
Female Berg Katze (voice)
La batalla de los planetas
La Bataille des planètes
神勇飞鹰侠
Kagaku Ninjatai Gatchaman
독수리 오형제
Fuerza-G
Gatchaman
Battle of the Planets
Science Ninja Team Gatchaman