Chou Denji Machine Voltes V

Voltes V

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Synonyms: Cho Denji Machine Voltes V, Super Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V, Super Electron Machine Voltes V, Ultra Electromagnetic Machine Voltes V, Vultus V, Voltes 5
Japanese: 超電磁マシーン ボルテスV
English: Voltes V
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Type: TV
Episodes: 40
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 4, 1977 to Mar 25, 1978
Premiered: Summer 1977
Broadcast: Saturdays at 18:00 (JST)
Licensors: Discotek Media
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.421 (scored by 41744,174 users)
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Ranked: #21712
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Popularity: #6876
Members: 8,564
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From out of nowhere, a mysterious alien race known as the Boazan Forces has invaded the Earth. A group of individuals specially trained to handle this kind of situation has been unleashed. Kenichi, Ippei, Daijirou, Hiyoshi & Megumi are the pilots of the Choudenji Machine Voltes V (5), Earth's defense against the Boazan and their terrible Beast Warriors. The plot thickens as the Go Brothers discover their true heritage and the truth behind their father's disappearance. Conflicts and mixed emotions hinder the Go Brothers at times but due to their unwavering desire to find their dad, they must go to the place where it all started. With the help of the rebels based on Earth and on the aliens' homeworld, the Voltes Team has another mission, remove the tyrant Zu Zanbajil and liberate the people of Boazan.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Tomino, Yoshiyuki
Producer, Episode Director, Storyboard
Nagahama, Tadao
Director, Sound Director, Episode Director, Theme Song Lyrics, Chief Animation Director
Yamazaki, Kazuo
Episode Director, Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation
Kase, Mitsuko
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"Voltes V no Uta (ボルテスVの歌)" by Mitsuko Horie, Koorogi '73, and Columbia Yurikago Kai

Ending Theme

"Chichi wo Motomete (父をもとめて)" by Ichirou Mizuki, Koorogi '73

Episode Videos


Nov 27, 2017
Make way!!!! Childhood anime coming through... I am a fan of mecha when I was a kid. I collect robot toys, videos with robots in it and I draw robots. This is the cause of all this. MY FIRST ANIME!!!! To all staffs who created this, thumbs up from the Philippines!!! My father watches this so I tried to watch and it was awesome. Amazing story, characters and battle scenes.

One of the best mecha anime genre of all time. Everything is great. The plot is somewhat repetitive but it is still enjoyable and watchable. The opening song is catchy even the background music. The ...
May 31, 2017
I watched this anime after it was recommended to me in a Transformers fan group. Although very old, it is pleasant to watch. The story of a combiner robot may feel cliche now, but it was probably fresh in the 70s and Voltes V is one very cool mecha with great weapons. However my favorite character was the antagonist, Prince Heinel - I wouldn't say villain, for he is not one, not for me, at least.
This anime also reminded me of some childhood favorites such as "Voltron" and "Saber Rider", which was a pleasant feeling, as it reminded me of better, carefree times.
Final rating: ...
Apr 28, 2020
Mixed Feelings
An entry in the "super robot" genre of mecha anime, Voltes V focuses on five talented youths specially trained to pilot five combat vehicles that form the mecha Voltes V in order to combat the alien Boazan Empire who plan to take over Earth. Each episode of the series features the pilots of Voltes V taking on a different Beast Warrior created by the Boazans in "monster of the day" formatted plots to attempt destroying Voltes. Throughout the conflict, the three Go brothers who pilot parts of Voltes V try to locate the whereabouts of their missing father, Kentaro, responsible for creating the mecha.

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