Ranked #3706

Juusenki L-Gaim

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Heavy Metal L-Gaim
Japanese: 重戦機エルガイム

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 54
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 4, 1984 to Feb 23, 1985
Premiered: Winter 1984
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Starchild Records
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.871 (scored by 359 users)
Ranked: #37062
Popularity: #5095
Members: 1,849
Favorites: 6
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Synopsis

In the Pentagona System, a young man by the name of Daba Myroad leads a rebellion against Pentagona's leader, Oldna Poseidal. Daba's not alone however, meeting a large number of allies along his journey and having in his possession the powerful L-Gaim, a white Heavy Metal left to him by his father.

(Source: ANN)

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Characters & Voice Actors

Kyao, Mirao
Kyao, Mirao
Main
Ootsuka, Houchuu
Japanese
Ootsuka, Houchuu
Amu, Fanneria
Amu, Fanneria
Main
Honda, Chieko
Japanese
Honda, Chieko
Myroad, Daba
Myroad, Daba
Main
Hiramatsu, Hirokazu
Japanese
Hiramatsu, Hirokazu
Gablae, Gavlet
Gablae, Gavlet
Supporting
Hayami, Show
Japanese
Hayami, Show

Staff

Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Director, Storyboard, Original Creator
Imagawa, Yasuhiro
Imagawa, Yasuhiro
Episode Director, Storyboard
Iuchi, Shuji
Iuchi, Shuji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Oonogi, Hiroshi
Oonogi, Hiroshi
Script

More episodes Episodes(0/54)

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Opening Theme

#1: "L-Gaim~ TIME FOR L-GAIM (エルガイム-Time for L.GAIM-)" by MIO (eps 1-25)
#2: "Kaze no No Reply (風のノー・リプライ)" by Mami Ayukawa (eps 26-54)

Ending Theme

"Starlight Shower (スターライト・シャワー)" by MIO



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roothands
Sep 1, 2013
One of my favorite movie critics once wrote, "if a movie is this entertaining, can it really be considered BAD?" He was talking about the film "Dreamcatcher", but I think that sentiment could easily be applied to Heavy Metal L-GAIM.

I will start off by saying that no, L-GAIM is not really a good anime. But it IS entertaining, and if you are a big fan of either Yoshiyuki Tomino or Mamoru Nagano, I would consider this a must-watch series. L-GAIM was the series that Sunrise released right before Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam and some of the characters (Daba Myroad and Fanelia Amu for example) superficially read more
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Break blade's Art feel very similar to that of Heavy Metal L gaim. Especially the Mech designs.

However Break Blade is more on the serious side, where as L gaim is more on the comedic side. 
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Both series have several people who want the release of a dominant government. In each series focus on only one of those cases. In Taiyou no Kiba Dagram shown from a point of view closer to the guerrilla faction and with better arguments than the lone group that presents L-Gaim.
They are also real mecha, explaining that the concept of reality is much more successfully addressed by Ryosuke Takahashi's work. 
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Both shows are directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, the father of the gundam franchise and mecha anime visonary, and both shows are him at his most lighthearted, but also at his directoral best. Both shows follow a group of really likeable young people through a spanning war. In Turn A, it's about going back to your roots, and in L.Gaim, it's about rebellion and trying to find your place in the world, as well as following your destiny. Both shows feature a great deal of humor and are both genuianlly funny, because you really start to like and care about these characters. Neither show really focuses  read more 
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