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July 1978–September 1978

Summer 1978 Anime

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Haikara-san ga Tooru

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Romance
  4. Shoujo
  5. Slice of Life
Haikara-san ga Tooru
June 3, 1978 JST

Set in the 1920s, Haikara-san ga Tooru is the story of the high-spirited tomboy Benio and her relationship with a handsome half-German soldier named Shinobu. Benio is a very outgoing and athletic girl with firm ideas about being able to live her life as she wants to. When she first meets Shinobu, she dislikes him intensely, even though he manages to help her out of a series of embarrassing mishaps. She is therefore surprised when she finds out that she has been forced into an arranged marriage and that her husband-to-be is none other than Shinobu! The story then has many twists and turns, as Shinobu has to fight in the war, Benio has to wrangle with the idea of getting married, and getting along with her future in-laws and employer. Meanwhile, the great Kanto earthquake looms in the future...

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Muteki Koujin Daitarn 3

  1. Mecha
  2. Sci-Fi
Muteki Koujin Daitarn 3
June 3, 1978 JST

Souzou Haran was a brilliant scientist that was conducting research on Mars. He created a form of cyborg life with the ability to think for itself. These cyborgs, dubbed the Meganoids, soon ran out of control and killed Dr. Haran along with his whole family, save his youngest son, the 16-year-old Banjou Haran. Banjou escapes from Mars on a rocket with a solar-powered super robot called Daitarn 3, which was built with the special metals of Mars. Now eighteen years old and living on Earth in a luxurious mansion, Banjou fights against the Meganoids with the aid of his faithful butler Garrison and his two gorgeous companions Reika and Beauty. Together they must stop the evil Meganoids which aspire to turn all humans into cyborgs and thus "improve" the human race.

[Source: AniDB]

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Hoshi no Oujisama Petit Prince

  1. Adventure
Hoshi no Oujisama Petit Prince
  • Studio TBD
July 4, 1978 JST

The Little Prince lives on Asteroid B612, a tiny rock floating in space. He spends his days cleaning out the three small volcanoes on the asteroid (which he also uses to cook his breakfast) weeding out the baobob trees that threaten to take over, and caring for his friend the Rose Girl. When he gets lonely for company he catches a comet in his butterfly net and flies off to Earth for all sorts of adventures.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Uchuu Majin Daikengou

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Mecha
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Space
Uchuu Majin Daikengou
  • Studio TBD
July 27, 1978 JST

Giant robot Daikengo flies through space to re-establish galactic peace; on-board prince Ryger, who ran away from his planet Emperius to defeat the menace out of his reign borders, in order to save his people; Cleo, corrupted prime minister's daughter, help him along with two nice little robots, Anike and Otoke. They fight evil Lady Baracross, leading invasion forces, with her assistant Roboleon, wearing a Napoleon style hat. Daikengo is the first robot with scuttles on his mouth. When he opens them, his vampire style teeth are shown and he can spit fire.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Ai no Senshi-tachi

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Military
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Space
Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Ai no Senshi-tachi
  • Studio TBD
August 5, 1978 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

In the year 2201, one year after the Yamato saved Earth from radioactive contamination, a new threat emerges. The Yamato makes its final journey to save the Earth from this new threat.

Earth has almost recovered from the battle against Gamilus, and reconstruction has expanded to the other planets. When former Yamato crew-mates discover a strange, garbled message that seems to be coming from a white comet headed towards Earth, they hijack their old space fortress and begin a new battle.

[Source: AnimeNfo]