Regardless of whether this was true or not, the show was syndicated internationally in the following years, finding a decent following abroad while the U. PJ rated it it was amazing Nov 28, For Turner's G-Force , none of Battle of the Planets' original elements such as 7-Zark-7, 1-Rover-1, the concept of space travel and space battles and all of the added American footage were retained, preferably replaced with a more accurate translation of the original Gatchaman series with far fewer alterations. Jameson Brewer Sandy Frank. Wisnyai rated it it was amazing Feb 19,
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Battle of the Planets - Wikipedia
There is a section on the music of the show, as well as merchandising. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Despite the existence of BotP's set of English names and terms, G-Force' s producers came up with their own set in an attempt to stray away from the previous adaptation as much as possible and avoid any potential confusion between the two.
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Themes such as violence, death and destruction in cartoons were heavily edited during the s. Jan Rabson some episodesGregg Berger others.
Battle of the Planets
Views Read Edit View history. Incidentally, the last six untranslated cartono were very crucial to the series' overall storyline, and also contained its true ending. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. During this period Ted Turner 's cable network TBS then known as "SuperStation WTBS" also aired the show on their channel albeit in a slightly more edited form, with cuts for time constraintsand byWTBS was more or less the exclusive home of BotP before they too dispensed of it aroundeffectively ending the lengthy run of Battle of the Planets on U.
It was not until ADV Films ' uncut and unedited release of the first Gatchaman series in that all episodes were adapted and available in English. Other weapons include feathers with a foece steel quill that could be used as cartoin throwing darts, and mini-grenades shaped like ball bearings with spike studs. Supposedly, it was replaced by re-runs of Gilligan's Island the following week. Fascinating look at the international merchandise, with pictures of comics, lunch-boxes, viewmasters, boardgames and everything else--oh, and this is international merchandise, which gives you a great idea of how popular BOTP was and NOT Gatchaman in Europe and across the globe.
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April rated it it was amazing Nov 25, The most common complaint amongst fans and new viewers alike was the distracting synth instrumental that was often played in every episode.
However, a live-action Gatchaman feature film was released in Japan in August Why was the team dressed up like birds? Turner executives believed that the series still had potential, and in turn acquired the rights from Sandy Frank to begin work on what would come to be known as G-Force the same title given to the collective group of protagonists in Battle of the Planetswhich in turn would be used for the same purpose on the new version.
For Turner's G-Forcenone of Battle of the Planets' original elements such cwrtoon 7-Zark-7, 1-Rover-1, the concept of space travel and space battles and all of the added American footage were retained, preferably replaced with a more accurate translation of the original Gatchaman series with far fewer alterations.
It seemed a bit exploitative almost, although that's certainly not what the book is trying to tell you, it's my own inferrence. Wisnyai rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Zoltar would receive his orders directly from a being he would refer to as the " Luminous One ".
I'd like to read this book on Kindle Don't have a Kindle? In fact the name "Battle of the Planets" was an attempt to associate itself with that popularity of Star Wars. PJ rated it it was amazing Nov 28, Mark's sonic boomerang, a bird-shaped boomerang with razor sharp wings; Jason's and Tiny's multi-purpose gadget guns, which can be outfitted with grappling hook and line, drill bits, etc. Also, check out Two Morrows and find more stuff you'll love.