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Akai Koudan Zillion

Alternative Titles

English: Zillion
Synonyms: Red Photon Zillion
Japanese: 赤い光弾ジリオン


Type: TV
Episodes: 31
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 12, 1987 to Dec 13, 1987
Premiered: Spring 1987
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Production I.G
Source: Game
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.791 (scored by 547 users)
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Ranked: #42782
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Popularity: #6232
Members: 2,221
Favorites: 12
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Episodes: /31
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The story takes place on the planet Maris in the year 2387. Around this time, the Nozas started to genocidally kill all humans in order to lay eggs and reproduce on the planet. Three mysterious guns dubbed the "Zillion Weapon System" appear and three teens (JJ, Champ, and Apple) are chosen to wield them as the White Knights in order to fight back against the Nozas.

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Koujiro, Chie
Harrison, Amy
Honda, Chieko
Sasaki, Nozomu
Nakamura, Daiki


Macek, Carl
Producer, Screenplay, ADR Director
Nishikubo, Mizuho
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director
Tonokatsu, Hideki
Episode Director, Storyboard

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"Pure Stone" by Risa Yuuki

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#1: “Push!” by Risa Yuuki (eps 1–20)
#2: “Rock Candy” by Risa Yuuki (eps 21–31)

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Jan 17, 2014
Shura-shurato (All reviews)
For the record, though i´m used cheaper anime and a MAJOR oldskool anime collector, however this show was DOGSHIT!
i mean JAPAN!what the hell where u thinking back in 1987 to put this kind of tasteless heap of shit on t.v i really mean.... COME THE FUCK ON!!! u had hokuto no ken 2, Bubblegum crisis 2032, Dragon Quest, macross 2012 and Gundam wing to show off with. yes it was a negative infringement of my mind.
By story i would say it is unusual, but nevertheless dull, about when in the further future mankind has reach the potential to travel across stars read more
Nov 27, 2016
Michirin9801 (All reviews)
I haven't watched much of this show, but I'm not really interested in watching more of it either...
The only interesting things about it is that there's a couple of Sega Master System games based on it, the show has cameos of Opa Opa from Fantasy Zone, the design of the Sega Light Phaser Gun for the Master System was based on the pistol from this show and the soundtrack is BLOODY AMAZING!

But other than that, well, I suppose the art is well-made... But the show itself is pretty 'meh...
You're only gonna get anything out of it if you're a huge Sega fan or if you read more


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