Kagaku Kyujo Tai Tekunoboija (1982)

Japan, 17 April 1982-11 September 1982
1 series, 24 episodes, average 25m each
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, Japanese

A Japanese animated science fiction television series. It was later redubbed and shown in the West as Thunderbirds 2086 (1983). Both versions of the programme are heavily inspired by the Gerry and Sylvia Anderson series Thunderbirds (1965-1966). 24 episodes were made though only 18 were broadcast.

Premise

In 2086 the the secret organisation International Rescue helps out at disasters both natural and man-made.

Credits

Regular Crew
Chief Director: Yasuo Hasegawa
Executive Producer: Banjiro Uemura
Producers: Banjiro Uemura, Kimio Ikeda, Shinji Nakagawa, Tokizo Tsuchiya
Planning: Kimio Ikeda, Jin Productions
Supervision: Noboru Ishiguro
Literary Manager: Hideki Sonoda
Animation Directors: Kenzo Koizumi, Kimio Ikeda
Film Editing: Gunter Glinka
Music Composed by: Kentaro Haneda
Theme Composed by: Koji Makaino
Performed by: Columbia Symphonic Orchestra
Music Director: Seiji Suzuki
Sound Director: Etsuji Yamada
Character Designer: Kazuhiko Udagawa
Mechanical Designers: Kunio Aoi, Yasushi Ishizu
Art Director: Masaru Amamizu

Regular Voice Cast
Hiroko Maruyama (Pawl)
Junichi Takeoka (Hidaka Raiji)
Kei Tomiyama (Eric Joans)
Kiyoshi Kobayashi (Gerald Simpson)
Manami Ito (Catharine Hayward)
Ryusei Nakao (Sammy Edkins Jr)
Takeshi Aono (Gran Hansen)

See also
Thunderbirds (1965-1966)
Thunderbirds 2086 (1983)

Episodes

TB Hasshin. Chikyuu Wo Sukue!! (17 April 1982)
Aruru Shima Ni Kyuukou Seyo! (24 April 1982)
Supeesu Koronii No Yuujou (1 May 1982)
Choujuuryoku!! Uchuu Suteeshon (8 May 1982)
Maguma No Umi Kara No Dasshutsu (15 May 1982)
Dai Shinrin Ni Moeru Inochi Wo Sukue! (29 May 1982)
TB 1 Gou. Shi To Taiketsu! (5 June 1982)
Funsai! Chikyuu Nottori Keikaku (12 June 1982)
Kieta Getsumen Toshi (19 June 1982)
Kyoufu No Sos Saibou (3 July 1982)
Uchuu Hosupitaru No Nazo (10 July 1982)
Arupusu No Dai Sanji!! (17 July 1982)
Akuma No Nanpa Sen (24 July 1982)
Ten Kakeru Eapouto (31 July 1982)
Kaette Kita Supeesushippu (14 August 1982)
Datsugoku No Supeesucheisu! (28 August 1982)
Ayaushi! Wakusei Tansa Sen (4 September 1982)
Gekiryuu. Naiagara No Shitou! (11 September 1982)
Umi No Seimei Yo Eien Ni (not broadcast)
Doroido Mujin Toshi (not broadcast)
Dasshutsu! Kiki No Kuryuseisu (not broadcast)
Kaerenai U.F.O. (not broadcast)
Nemuri Kara Sameta Yatsura (not broadcast)
Kaiousei No Shiren (not broadcast)