A five-member superhero team called G-Force fights to defend Earth and its space colonies from the threat of the planet Spectra.
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Zoltar and his evil minions constantly attempt to either destroy or conquer the planet Earth. His efforts in this regard are constantly battled by G-Force, a group of five teenagers with high-tech vehicles, weapons, and a thing for bird-like costumes. Each member of the defense team has incredible, cerebrionic-enhanced superpowers. These teenaged orphans have pledged their lives to defend Earth and the Federation from Zoltar, ruler of the planet Spectra. G-Force's missions are coordinated from Center Neptune on Earth by their computerized assistant, 7-Zark-7. Written by Afterburner <aburner@erols.com>

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The plume of smoke that erupts from the Turtle King when it explodes was cut from the American version. Apparently, it was thought that it would be too confusing to see real smoke in an animated series. See more »

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[opening narration]
Narrator: Battle of the Planets! G-Force, five incredible young people with superpowers! And watching over them from Centre Neptune, 7-Zark-7! Watching, warning against surprise attacks by alien galaxies from beyond space. G-Force! Fearless young orphans, protecting Earth's entire galaxy. Always five, acting as one. Dedicated! Inseparable! Invincible!
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japanese import popular in the era of SPEED RACER and STAR BLAZERS

Japanese animation has long been popular in america. With the recent rise in the popularity of POKEMON, I look in on a broadcast trend that usually goes in cycles. (sometimes not) Before the wildly popular POKEMON shows like this blazed a trail. In the late 1970's several shows followed after SPEED RACER in popularity one was this program while another was STAR BLAZERS and yet another the live action SPACE GIANTS. Popular with college students and young children this show was a outer space action series about a 5 person strike force who flew a special aircraft which turned into a flaming phoenix. Redubbed in english, this program ran in the major and lesser tv markets in north america. For US syndicator SANDY FRANK a new title sequence was added along with dialouge using english voice actors, this proved profitable. The appeal of japanese animation is the style of the artwork used and often the contnet. During this era cells were being used but alot of "hand" work still went into them. This proved a alternative to "huckleberry hound" and other popular yet mainstream usa offerings.


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