Yuusha-Ou GaoGaiGar

King of Braves GaoGaiGar

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Synonyms: GaoGaiGar, GaoGaiGar TV, Yuusha Ou GaoGaiGar, Brave King GaoGaiGar, Yuusha-Oh GaoGaiGar
Japanese: 勇者王ガオガイガー
English: King of Braves GaoGaiGar
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Type: TV
Episodes: 49
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 1, 1997 to Jan 31, 1998
Premiered: Winter 1997
Broadcast: Saturdays at 17:00 (JST)
Licensors: Media Blasters
Studios: Sunrise
Source: Original
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 7.821 (scored by 56195,619 users)
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Ranked: #8592
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Popularity: #4326
Members: 19,087
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In the year 2005, a race of alien monsters called Zonders emerge from underground and launch a series of attacks on the city of Tokyo. The only defense against these creatures is the secret agency known as the Gutsy Geoid Guard (or 3G) and their ultimate weapon, the awesome giant robot GaoGaiGar. GaoGaiGar's pilot, Guy Shishio, is a former astronaut who was nearly killed two years before when the Zonders first crashed to earth. Guy's life was spared when a mysterious robot lion called Galeon pulled him from the burning shuttle and brought him to Earth. Guy's father, Leo, then used Galeon's technology to rebuild his shattered son as a cyborg, in the hopes that he could stop the aliens when they appear. Now, with Galeon as its core, GaoGaiGar fights to protect Earth. He is aided by a team of transforming robots and by a young boy named Mamoru, who has the power to purify the Zonders' cores, and seems to be connected to the mysterious Galeon.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Yonetani, Yoshitomo
Director, Episode Director, Script, Storyboard, Theme Song Lyrics
Takamatsu, Shinji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Yamaguchi, Yuuji
Episode Director, Storyboard
Mori, Kunihiro
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

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"Yuusha-oh Tanjou" by Masaaki Endoh

Ending Theme

"Itsuka houshi no umi de" by Satoko Shimonari

Jul 5, 2008
Scallion (All reviews)
GaoGaiGar is the kind of show that makes you want to climb out of your bed on Saturday mornings and plop down in front of your PC or TV with a bowl of cereal. It's nostalgic in a lot of ways, but brings a lot of new things to the table. While it could easily be classified as a typical "monster of the week' show, with gimmicky enemies, moral lessons (in the first episode, you almost expect to be lectured about recycling) and clever plans by the good guys ending in an explosive finishing move, it manages to break from the formula at the halfway read more
Feb 1, 2015
dragonflames (All reviews)
King of the Braves GaoGaiGar most definitely earns its title of King. This show is everything right with a super robot anime. GaoGaiGar has a fun story, colorful cast of humans and robots and it's loud, blood boiling, in-your-face action that makes you want to yell attack names along with the show. So with all that said, lets get to review. FINAL FUSION, APPROVED.

Story 9/10
The story is a basic Super Robot anime. It revolves around the members of Gusty Geoid Guard, Or GGG for short, as they deal with attacks from the Zonders, who are an alien machine race. The first 25 episodes are pretty read more
Jan 1, 2009
IAmZim (All reviews)
I went into GaoGaiGar with extremely hign expectations. This series is praised nonstop for being the greatest super robot show ever made. I constantly heard that the series had some of the manliest characters, coolest mecha and one best endings in all of super robot anime.

When I first began to watch the show I was pretty dissapointed. The early episodes of this series aren't exactly bad, but they sure are mediocore. The biggest problem in GaoGaiGar is the pacing. The first 25 episodes are barely worth watching, they're meant to introduce the cast characters I'm sure, but story wise not much happens. Its really formuliac read more
Apr 17, 2010
MS06FZ (All reviews)
I bet you can't name too many other entries in the Brave franchise, of which GGG is a part. (Others include Might Gaine, J-Decker and Fighbird, if you're interested.)

But even so, the King of Braves has achieved almost cult status - getting riffed on in Gun X Sword, featured in multiple Super Robot Wars games and so on. And with good reason. It's a brilliantly fun show that's more than the sum of its parts.

Sure the first 20 or so episodes are so-so formulaic super robot fare which could easily be any other show from the 70s onwards, but that's part of the charm in read more

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