ASTRO BOY (1963)
The mother Japanese animation, Astro Boy was the first anime series to be broadcast on TV in Japan. The story follows the adventures of a heroic robot named Astro Boy which originated from the mangaof the same name, created by legendary Tezuka Osamu. ]
Set in the "future" year of 2000, Gigantor is the story of a young boy named Jimmy Sparks who lives with his uncle Dr. Bob Brilliant on a remote island. With the help of a huge remote controlled robot named Gigantor, Jimmy fights crime around the world. Gigantor is the American adaptation of the Japanese anime and manga series Tetsujin 28-go by Mitsuteru Yokoyama. [
Appearance by Fred Ladd (original producer and writer for Astro Boy and Gigantor [U.S. Versions])
VOLTRON: DEFENDER OF THE UNIVERSE (1984)
Original unedited Japanese version, with live soundtrack by DJ's Rani D and Akaider.
A team of five young pilots command five robot lions, which when combined form Voltron. In this undefined future era, the Voltron Force was in charge of protecting the planet Arus (ruled by Princess Allura) from the evil King Zarkon (from planet Doom), his son Lotor, and the witch Haggar, who would create huge Robeasts to terrorize the people of Arus.