Shippū! Iron Leaguer

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Shippū! Iron Leaguer
疾風! アイアンリーガー
(Shippū! Aian Rīgā)
Genre Mecha, Sports
Anime television series
Directed by Tetsurō Amino
Written by Fuyunori Gobu
Music by Kaoru Wada
Studio Sunrise
Network Fuji TV
Original run April 2, 2000March 25, 2001
Episodes 52
Original video animation
Shippū! Iron Leaguer Ginhikari no Hata no Shita ni
Directed by Tetsurō Amino
Written by Shō Aikawa
Music by Kaoru Wada
Studio Sunrise
Released November 18, 2001April 28, 2002
Episodes 5
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Shippū! Iron Leaguer (疾風!アイアンリーガー Shippū! Aian Rīgā?, lit. "Whirlwind! Iron Leaguer") is an anime television series produced by Sunrise. Directed by Tetsurō Amino and featuring mecha designs by Kunio Okawara, it premiered on Fuji TV on April 2, 2000 and ended its run on March 25, 2000, spanning a total of 52 episodes. An original video animation (OVA) titled Shippū! Iron Leaguer Ginhikari no Hata no Shita ni (疾風!アイアンリーガー 銀光の旗の下に?, "Whirlwind! Iron Leaguer: Under the Banner of Silver Light") was released between November 18, 2001 and April 28, 2002.

Characters[edit]

  • Magnum Ace (マグナムエース Magunamu Ēsu?) Baseball Leaguer. Voiced by Yasunori Matsumoto.
  • Mach Windy (マッハウィンディ Mahha Windi?) Soccer Leaguer. Voiced by Ryotaro Okiayu.
  • Kiai Ryuken (キアイリュウケン Kiai Ryūken?) Karate Leaguer. Voiced by Ryo Horikawa.
  • Bull Armor (ブルアーマー Buru Āmā?) Football Leaguer. Voiced by Chafurin.
  • Jūrōta Kiwami (極 十郎太 Kiwami Jūrōta?) Kendo Leaguer. Voiced by Kappei Yamaguchi.
  • Top Joy (トップジョイ Toppu Joi?) Basketball Leaguer. Voiced by Jurota Kosugi.
  • GZ (ジーゼット Jī Zetto?) Hockey Leaguer. Voiced by Yukitoshi Hori.
  • Ruly Ginjō (ルリー銀城 Rurī Ginjō?)
  • Bezu Bezu (ベズベズ?)
  • Mariko (マリコ?)
  • Hiroshi (ヒロシ?)

Music[edit]

Opening Theme
"Iron Leaguer ~ Kagirinaki Shimei (アイアンリーガー~限りなき使命 Aian Rīgā~Kagirinaki Shimei?, lit. "Iron Leaguer (Limitless Mission)") by Atsuo Tanimoto
Ending Theme
  1. "Dreamy Planets" by Chisa Yokoyama (eps 1-26)
  2. "Warera! Iron Leaguer" (我等!アイアンリーガー Warera! Aian Rīgā?, lit. "Us! Iron Leaguer") by Yasunori Matsumoto and Ryotaro Okiayu (eps 27-51)
  3. With ~ Tomo yo Tomo ni" (WITH~友よ共に?, lit. "WITH (Friend to Both)") by Atsuo Tanimoto (ep 52)

Original Soundtrack by Kaoru Wada

Video games[edit]

A single video game based on Shippū! Iron Leaguer was released in Japan for the Playstation on March 8, 2001.[1] Characters from the series appear in the game Super Robot Wars NEO for the Nintendo Wii.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Amazon staff. "疾風! アイアンリーガー" [Shippū! Iron Leaguer] (in Japanese). Amazon.com. Retrieved October 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ Ciolek, Todd (June 17, 2009). "Battle Mania - The X Button". Anime News Network. Retrieved October 15, 2013. 

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