Animes from 1976
Haha wo Tazunete SanzenriBased on a short segment of the Italian Edmondo de Amicis 'novel Cuore, Marco is a young boy living with his father Pietro in Genoa, Italy. But the family isn't full, since Marco's mom left for Argentina about a year earlier to find work. Letters from her arrive daily before they stop unexpectedly one day. Worry about his mother and what could have happened to her has the young boy overcome. Thus, Marco decides to embark on a journey to Argentina hoping to be reunited with his mother. At first, Pietro rejects the plan of Marco, but motivated by the excitement of his friend, he finally allows the boy to leave. Thus begins Marco's long heart journey.
Marco encounters many people during his journeys, and as a result of his experiences, he seeks wisdom and self-acceptance....2 Songs3000 Leagues in Search of Mother
Choudenji Robo Combattler VThe first in the Romance Super Robot Trilogy by Tadao Nagahama. (# 2: Chou Denji Voltes V Computer, # 3: Toushou Daimos) Millions of years ago, the inhabitants of the planet Campbell wanted to abandon their earth to look for new worlds to inhabit. One party, led by scientist Oreana, landed on Earth, but their mission was delayed. Oreana's party reawakens in the early 21st century and starts their mission to conquer the Planet. The only real weapon against the Campbellians 'giant biomechanical slave beasts is the Combattler V and its pilots, the super-electromagnetic robot....2 SongsChoudenji Robo Combattler V
GaikingEarth is still in danger: planet Zeraz aliens are able to invade our world, since a Black Hole swallows theirs. We are led by Great Darius and his four generals and begin to sow death and destruction. Once an ESP fighter is killed by aliens, Professor Hi-Tech realizes the threat and constructs Pete's giant Space Dragon (Daiku Maryuu) and gint robot Gaiking, whose pilot is ex-baseball player Sanshiro Shiwobuki. Daiku Maryuu is a huge, dragon-shaped spaceship and the Gaiking torso is his head. When the Gaiking comes into action, Daiku Maryuu launches other components of Gaiking and then re-unites the neck with the tail, becoming unbreakable.
The story chronicled the battle between the crew of the semi-transformable carrier Daikuu Maryuu and the Super Mecha Gaiking against an attacking race of planet Zela aliens, whose home world faces devastation by a black hole. The robot Gaiking was piloted by a baseball star named Sanshiro Tsuwabuki (the name of Sanshiro was changed to Aries Astonopolis for the English version of the series called the "Great Space Dragon" carrier, a direct translation of "Daikuu Maryuu."Gaiking was notable for being one of the few super robot series to be kept in actual locations outside of Japan, and for being the first Super Robot series to have a handheld carrier for the chief robots....1 SongsGaiking