Kikou Senki Dragonar
Metal Armor Dragonar
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Alternative Titles

English: Metal Armor Dragonar
Japanese: 機甲戦記ドラグナー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 48
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 7, 1987 to Jan 30, 1988
Premiered: Winter 1987
Broadcast: Unknown
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: Sci-FiSci-Fi, AdventureAdventure, SpaceSpace, MechaMecha
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 6.691 (scored by 570570 users)
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Ranked: #48692
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Popularity: #6819
Members: 3,630
Favorites: 12
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Synopsis

A.D. 2087 - the United Lunar Empire Giganos wages war on the Earth Federation Military to take control of the planet and establish a "rebirth" of the human race. During an invasion of a colony by Giganos' forces, three civilian men stumble upon a trio of top-secret Metal Armor units called "Dragonars" and pilot them to combat the enemy forces.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kanda, Takeyuki
Director, Storyboard
Hoshiyama, Hiroyuki
Script
Matsuzaki, Kenichi
Script, Screenplay
Suzuki, Yoshitake
Script, Series Composition


Edit Opening Theme

#1: "Yume-iro Chaser" by Mami Ayukawa (eps 1-26)
#2: "Starlight Serenade" by Mami Yamase (eps 27-48)

Edit Ending Theme

#1: "Illusion wo Sagashite" by Mami Ayukawa
#2: "Shiny Boy" by Mami Yamase



More reviewsReviews

May 18, 2011
ZakuHead (All reviews)
With the success of Mobile Suit Gundam, Zeta Gundam and to some extent, ZZ Gundam, Sunrise decided to create a new mecha series since they felt that Gundam was getting too old and thus created Dragonar, a potential sucessor to Gundam and a reintroduction of mecha anime to potential new fans. Even though it was a fairly popular when it aired in 1987, it is a fairly obscure mecha anime that only few fans will hear about and is main reason why no proper subs exist for it.

Being a "remake" of Gundam 0079, the plot bears a lot of similarities to it. Dragonar read more
Feb 6, 2020
sargonarhes (All reviews)
I wanted to give it average results, I love the Gundam series but felt this series tried to copy too much of that formula to make it a success. However there were some original ideas in it that it could stand on it's own, however it's pretty much unheard of in the west. It would now be called dated even though it's animation was pretty much the standard for the time it was made, however being made after the success of Gundam took off it benefits from a better animation than the original Gundam. So it would be more fair to compare it to such read more

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