Gear Fighter Dendoh

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Synonyms: GEAR Senshi Dendoh, Guard Earth and Advanced Reconnaissance Fighter Dendo, GEAR Senshi Dendou
Japanese: GEAR戦士 電童


Type: TV
Episodes: 38
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 4, 2000 to Jun 27, 2001
Premiered: Fall 2000
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: Yomiko Advertising
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, SchoolSchool, SpaceSpace
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.151 (scored by 16211,621 users)
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Ranked: #35082
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Popularity: #9147
Members: 4,195
Favorites: 20


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The story takes place in the future where war machines from evil mechanical alien empire Garufa finally reaches Earth. In order to protect earth, an Earth defense organization called GEAR (Guard Earth and Advanced Reconnaissance) is formed. GEAR has an ultimate weapon in a form of war mecha, GEAR Fighter Dendoh, which is piloted by two elementary school students, namely Kusanagi Hokuto and Izumo Ginga. Can the friendship between Hokuto and Ginga unleashed the full potential power of Dendoh in order to fight Garufa?

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Characters & Voice Actors


Fukuda, Mitsuo
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Fujino, Sadayoshi
Sound Director
Ono, Manabu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Awai, Shigeki
Episode Director


Opening Theme

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"W-INFINITY" by Hironobu Kageyama and Hitomi Mieno

Ending Theme

1: "Countdown" by Little Voice (eps 1-19,22-38)
2: "Brand New Mermaid" by C-DRiVE (eps 20-21)


Jun 15, 2023
Though it is seemingly another repetitive kids' mecha anime, GEAR Fighter Dendoh is pleasantly surprising, as it manages to introduce several interesting ideas in a shortened run.

The anime follows two boys who must pilot the mech Dendoh under the auspices of the organization GEAR to protect the world from an evil alien empire. It's the same general plot of most kids' super robot animes, but it stands out for several reasons. First, our two protagonists do not always get along, but they must work things out so they can pilot Dendoh together and save the world. This dynamic is very similar to that between Cure ...
Jun 28, 2015
In lieu of no reviews... this might be seen as yet another mecha anime, but it could be sweet... the way there's a motherly figure, the friendship, and the reversal of an 'evil' entity, while the position reverses for a brotherly figure... it is not quite as deeply philosophical as Evangelion, but it has a certain panache and an allure that can be both colourful and dark. It explores human relationships, yet is intimate with technology and lifeless (?) machines.

Overall, it may be slightly repetitious and a classical shounen mecha, its music not outstanding, but passable, yet it can be charming and at times moving. ...

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