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Anime Profile: King of Braves: GaoGaiGar

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King of Braves: GaoGaiGarYuusha Ou GaoGaiGar (ε‹‡θ€…ηŽ‹γ‚¬γ‚ͺガむガー)King of Braves: GaoGaiGar
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Brave King GaogaigarGreat King GaoGaiGar
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Brave King GaoGaiGar Final (OVA)Yuusha-Oh GaoGaiGar Final (ε‹‡θ€…ηŽ‹γ‚¬γ‚ͺガむガーFINAL)
49 TV episodes, 8 OVA episodes49 TV episodes, 8 OVA episodes
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12 TV episodes (Brave King GaoGaiGar Final Grand Glorious Gathering)12 TV episodes (Brave King GaoGaiGar Final Grand Glorious Gathering)
October, 2006Feb 1, 1997–Jan 31, 1998
Media BlastersSUNRISE/Victor Entertainment
Yoshitomo Kometani
Action, Mecha, Sci-FiAction, Mecha, Sci-Fi
Gai ShishioGai Shishiou
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Mamoru Amami/LatioMamoru Amami/Latio
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Mikoto UtsugiMikoto Utsugi
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Ai Amami βŠ• Ai Amami βŠ•
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-- more listed below ---- more listed below --

Last I checked, this anime was available on DVD at Hktoys.com and Anime Toys Online.

Characters: King of Braves: GaoGaiGar

English Name
Japanese Name
English Name
Japanese Name
Gai Shishio Gai Shishiou Kazuo Ushiyama βŠ• Kazuo Ushiyama βŠ•
Mamoru Amami/Latio Mamoru Amami/Latio Kosuke Entoji βŠ• Kousuke Entouji βŠ•
Mikoto Utsugi Mikoto Utsugi Kotaro Taiga βŠ• Koutarou Taiga βŠ•
Ai Amami βŠ• Ai Amami βŠ• Leo Shishio βŠ• Leo Shishio βŠ•
Arm βŠ• Arm βŠ• Mike Sounders XIII βŠ• Mike Sounders XIII βŠ•
Bomber Shinigami βŠ• Bomber Shinigami βŠ• Palpalapa βŠ• Palpalapa βŠ•
ChoRyuJin βŠ• ChoRyuJin βŠ• Papillon Noir βŠ• Papillon Noir βŠ•
Enryu βŠ• Enryu βŠ• Pizza/Soldat J βŠ• Pizza/Soldaat J βŠ•
Genki Hyuma βŠ• Genki Hyuma βŠ• Renais Cardiff Shishio βŠ• Renais Cardiff Shishio βŠ•
Goldy Harg βŠ• Goldy Harg βŠ• Sueo Ushiyama βŠ• Sueo Ushiyama βŠ•
Hana Hatsuno βŠ• Hana Hatsuno βŠ• Swan White βŠ• Swan White βŠ•
HyoRyu βŠ• HyoRyu βŠ• Toru Nazaki βŠ• Toru Nazaki βŠ•
Ikumi Kaido βŠ• Ikumi Kaido βŠ• VolFogg βŠ• VolFogg βŠ•
Isamu Amami βŠ• Isamu Amami βŠ• Yan Long-Li βŠ• Yan Long-Li βŠ•

Description: King of Braves: GaoGaiGar

GaoGaiGar is the popular chapter of the long-running "King of Braves" Japanese Super Robot series.

GaoGaiGar begins on a snowy night where a couple is driving out in a storm. The wife wishes for a child, when a mysterious mechanized lion lands right in front of them and hands them a strange child. Years later, the story really begins in the year 2003, when humanity first comes under attack from the mysterious Zonderians. Led by the Machine Kings and made of mysterious alien metal, their Zonderians wish to take the world by assimilating everything in their path.

The Zonderians feed off the despair and negativity of humanity, and use individuals as pawns for their attacks. The only hope against this alien threat comes from the GGG ("Gutsy Geoid Guard"), an organization consisting of many courageous and hopeful individuals devoted to the protection of Earth and the universe. Their ace comes in the form of Gai Shishio (a former astronaut turned into a powerful cyborg by his father) and his incredibly powerful robot known as GaoGaiGar.

In their first fight, the GGG is joined by Galeon (the mechanized Lion) and Mamoru (the boy who was brought to Earth). With their help, they uncover the truth about the Zonder attackers and gather their forces to help save the Earth and rescue the human victims of the Zonderians. As the fight rages on, new allies are made and new enemies create more adversity for Earth, GaoGaiGar, and the GGG. Will they have the courage and might to face the challenges that lie ahead?

Side Note: The Brave King GaoGaiGar Final OVA was reedited into a new 12 episode TV addition called "Grand Glorious Gathering." Among new footage and episodes, it even incorporates references to the anime series "Betterman." (Betterman and GaoGaiGar apparently take place in the same universe.)

Audio Files: King of Braves: GaoGaiGar

  • Yuusha-Oh Tanjou! ("The King of Braves is Born!") Opening Theme by Masaaki Endo (3.57 MB)

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