Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace

Dangard Ace

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Planetary Robo Dangard A, Planet Robot Dangard Ace
Japanese: 惑星ロボ ダンガードA[エース]
English: Dangard Ace
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Type: TV
Episodes: 56
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 6, 1977 to Mar 26, 1978
Premiered: Spring 1977
Broadcast: Sundays at 19:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Original
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MilitaryMilitary, SpaceSpace
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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Ranked: #93002
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Popularity: #11203
Members: 2,140
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In order to explore the newly discovered planet, Promethe, there are many projects are running all over the world.

Here in Japan, under the direction of Dr. Oedo, "Space Carrier Jasdum" and "Planet Robot Dangard A" are being built. Ichimonji Takuma is a candidate for the pilot of Dangard A. His father, Ichimonji Dantetsu, was a famous space pilot.

However, Dantetsu went missing after a mysterious accident, and the people blamed him for the accident. In order to clear his name, Takuma is trying to become a space pilot and succeed in the project. Will Takuma become the pilot?

Characters & Voice Actors


Sasaki, Isao
Theme Song Performance
Matsumoto, Leiji


Opening Theme

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"Suki Da Danguard Ace (すきだッダンガードA)" by Isao Sasaki and Young Fresh

Ending Theme

"Sono Na mo Takuma Uchuu Pilot (その名もタクマ宇宙パイロット)" by Isao Sasaki


Sep 28, 2019
Wakusei Robo Danguard Ace is Leiji Matsumoto's only mecha work and, by watching the show, it's easy to notice why.
Let's start with some background. After the end of Toei's partnership with Go Nagai, creator of smash hits such as Mazinger Z and Ufo Robo Grezinder, the company was desperately searching for a worthy substitute. Among those asked to create new giant robots, there was Matsumoto himself, coming off Uchuu Senkan Yamato's unfortunate flop.

Given its creator, it's not surprising that the show manages to put a quite unique spin on the cliches of the genre.
Humanity is, as usual, in danger: the Earth is so polluted that ...

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