Science Ninja Team Gatchaman 50th Anniversary Thread Discussion

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This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the classic Anime, "Science Ninja Team Gatchaman", the show that gave us Battle Of The Planets, G-Force: Guardians Of Space and Saban's Eagle Riders, Come post your thoughts
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So basically it was the same show all along, but the main difference was episode length/count? Where does G-Force come in though and why did they air that instead?
 

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So basically it was the same show all along, but the main difference was episode length/count? Where does G-Force come in though and why did they air that instead?
G-Force is a more faithful dub version of Gatchaman made in the 1980's when restrictions of violent acts on television became lax (whereas Battle of the Planets cut out the more violent parts and replaced them with footage of 7-Zark-7).
 

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Actually, Sentai was an influence to Voltron's source material Golion, not the other way around.
I believe JabarR was saying that Gatchaman influenced Golion/Voltron as well as other shows (as in the five-member consisting of the main guy, the "rival" character, the big guy, the youngster, and the female member) .
 

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I believe JabarR was saying that Gatchaman influenced Golion/Voltron as well as other shows (as in the five-member consisting of the main guy, the "rival" character, the big guy, the youngster, and the female member) .
Yes but still, Sentai was the more direct influence towards Golion.
 

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