Sonic Soldier Borgman

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Sonic Soldier Borgman
超音戦士ボーグマン
(Chōon Senshi Borgman)
Genre Action, Science fiction
Anime television series
Directed by Hiroshi Negishi
Written by Hideki Sonoda
Studio Ashi Production
Original network Nippon TV
Original run April 13, 1988December 21, 1988
Episodes 35
Anime film
Borgman: The Last Battle
Directed by Hiroshi Negishi
Studio Ashi Production
Released September 16, 1989
Runtime 60 minutes
Anime film
Borgman: Lover's Rain
Directed by Kiyoshi Murayama
Written by Hiroshi Negishi
Studio Ashi Production
Released December 1, 1990
Runtime 35 minutes
Original video animation
Sonic Soldier Borgman II: New Century 2058
Directed by Kiyoshi Murayama
Studio Ashi Production
Released October 1, 1993December 1, 1993
Runtime 30 minutes each
Episodes 3
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Sonic Soldier Borgman (超音戦士ボーグマン Chōon Senshi Bōguman?) is a science fiction anime television series that aired on Nippon Television from April 13 to December 21, 1988.[1] It features a Super Sentai-like three member team that fight an organization known as the GIL Crime Organization. Featuring three main characters: Chuck, Ryo and Anice. Ryo is the leader, while Chuck and Anice are teachers at a public school. Sometimes, the students help or make troubles to the Borgman somehow, some even know the Borgman secret identities. Ryo has a talking "modern" blue motorcycle that can upgrade itself. The transformation code is "Borg. Get On". Each member has a personal cannon that matches his/her armor color that appears only to finish the monster they fight. A short film and 2 OVA's were also released, in 1989, 1990 and 1993, respectively.[2][3]

Characters[edit]

Ryo Hibiki (響 リョウ Hibiki Ryō?)
Voiced by: Yasunori Matsumoto
Chuck Sweagger (チャック・スェーガー Chakku Swēgā?)
Voiced by: Kazuhiko Inoue
Anice Farm (アニス・ファーム Anisu Fāmu?)
Voiced by: Yoshino Takamori

Release[edit]

In 2004 both the Lover's Rain movie and the Last Battle OVA were released on DVD in the U.S.by ADV (now Section23).

Other media[edit]

In 1988 a video game was produced based on the series for the Sega Master System. This game was only released as a tie-in for the Japanese market, for US and European territories it was marketed as Cyborg Hunter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "超音戦士ボーグマン(1988)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  2. ^ "超音戦士ボーグマン LOVERS RAIN(1990)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "超音戦士ボーグマン2 新世紀2058(1993)". allcinema.net (in Japanese). Stingray. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 

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