Choujuu Kishin Dancougar

Super Bestial Machine God Dancougar

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Synonyms: Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God
Japanese: 超獣機神ダンクーガ
English: Super Bestial Machine God Dancougar
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Type: TV
Episodes: 38
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 5, 1985 to Dec 27, 1985
Premiered: Spring 1985
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Ashi Production
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: Production Reed
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.681 (scored by 11181,118 users)
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Ranked: #54052
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Popularity: #7648
Members: 4,673
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Emperor Muge Zarbados and his Empire of Death decide that their next conquest will be the faraway planet of Earth. Muge becomes even more fearsome because of Shapiro Keats, a power-hungry Earthling-turned-traitor. It's up to Shinobu, Sara (Shapiro's old girldfriend), Masato, and Ryo of the Jyusenkitai/Cyber Beast Force to pilot the four Jyusenki/Beast Mecha (Eagle Fighter, Land Cougar, Land Liger, and Big Moth [a mammoth mecha]), which can combine into the giant mech Dancougar.

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Habara, Nobuyoshi
Director, Character Design
Okuda, Seiji
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Chief Animation Director
Negishi, Hiroshi
Episode Director
Kuriyama, Yoshihide
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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1: "Ai yo Far Away" by Rie Fujiwara (eps 1-33)
2: "Honto no Kisu o Okaeshi ni" by Rie Fujiwara (eps 34-38)

Ending Theme

1: "Burning Love" by Takeshi Ike (eps 1-33)
2: "SHADOWY DREAM" by Masakazu Tougou (eps 34-38)

Sep 25, 2015
The mid 80s were a volatile time for the mecha genre, but at the time some didn't realize it. Mobile Suit Gundam ended prematurely in 1980, but it would nonetheless prove to be the kiss of death to the super robot sub-genre, as the ratio of real robot anime to super robot anime would become increasingly unbalanced all the way to the present day.

Super Beast Machine God Dancougar came out in 1985, the middle of the transitional period, and unlike many other super robot shows that continued old trends, Dancougar is a strange one that is completely of and away from its time. SBMGD (which read more
Mar 29, 2010
Colonelfancy (All reviews)
There's few anime I love more than a good 80's mecha/sci-fi series, and Choujuu Kishin Dancougar is probably runner up for my favorite mech series next to Macross (Macross has the better.....everything). It's hard to find anything about it that separates it from any other given mech show with giant robots, but that means it retains the same charm that keeps you watching anime of the same mold.
[STORY 6] Very clear cut and dry for the most part. Dancougar's plot won't blow anyone away if you're looking for a surprise. The story seems to have taken creative liberties from Genesis Climber Mospeada and read more
Jul 21, 2021
TalkUltraman (All reviews)
Dancouga is mostly hyped up by its OVAs, merchandise, and appearances in the SRW series. So, my expectations for the series were raised pretty high. However, once I jumped into the show I had a slog to complete it. I found the series to drag mostly in the 17 episode build up to our titular mecha. Another detouring factor was the show often won't fully embrace its Super Robot elements. Also, the main characters are had to latch onto, with Ryo and the Black Knight being the standouts. At times the series is often similar to Chojin Sentai Jetman, as the CBF Pilots are often read more
Jun 7, 2020
dalmain (All reviews)
First, this is a super robot show. So don't expect realism. I will say that it starts off slow and the first 17 episodes were not great, but after that the action and stakes heighten. It was a fun ride, it's just too bad that it didn't start from the beginning. The aliens are on the generic side as far as their motives. But it's fun to see them squabble among themselves. There are OVA's that continue the storyline. The series ends in a cliffhanger. I had a blast. The action was great. Animation looked great most of the time. Music was good. The backstabbing, read more

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