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"Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot" (1967) More at IMDbPro »"Jaianto robo" (original title), TV series 1967-1968

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Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: :  -- The Emporor attacks earth by bringing back an ancient space plant, which devours everything it touches.
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: :  -- Johnny discovers the B.F. Gang (bad guys), Unicorn (good guys), and takes control of Giant Robot, his ally in the fight for good over evil.
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: Season 1: Episode 22 -- GIANT ROBO is invincible. Flashbacks show its past deeds: slaying of LICON, the phantom beast, shattering to pieces the super-robot beast UNBALAN, the last sputtering of space plant SANTALAWS, etc.


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Release Date:
11 October 1967 (Japan) See more »
A young boy aids in the fight against a mechanized terrorist organization as the sole controller of a prototype giant robot. Full summary »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 10 of 15)
Mitsunobu Kaneko ... Daisaku Kusama / ... (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Toshiyuki Tsuchiyama ... Giant Robo (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Kôichi Chiba ... Narrator (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Akio Itô ... Jerry Mano / ... (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Bobbie Byers ... Johnny Sokko (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Shôzaburô Date ... Unicorn Chief Azuma (26 episodes, 1967-1968)

Ted Rusoff ... Jerry Mano (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Tomomi Kuwabara ... Marie Hanamura / ... (18 episodes, 1967-1968)
Hirohiko Satô ... Emperor Guillotine (15 episodes, 1967-1968)
Yumiko Katayama ... U5 / ... (11 episodes, 1967-1968)

Series Directed by
Manuel San Fernando (26 episodes, 1967-1968)

Michio Konishi (unknown episodes)
Itaru Orita (unknown episodes)
Katsuhiko Taguchi (unknown episodes)
Koichi Takemoto (unknown episodes)
Minoru Yamada (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Reuben Guberman (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Masaru Igami (10 episodes, 1968)
Hirô Matsuda (10 episodes, 1968)
Mon Shichijô (10 episodes, 1968)
Mitsuteru Yokoyama (10 episodes, 1968)

Series Produced by
Salvatore Billitteri .... producer (26 episodes, 1967-1968)
Shinichi Miyazaki .... producer (10 episodes, 1968)
Hisatomo Tsuboi .... producer (10 episodes, 1968)
Yasuji Ueda .... producer (10 episodes, 1968)

Tôru Hirayama .... producer (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Takeo Yamashita (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Toshirô Murakami (10 episodes, 1968)
Osamu Seo (10 episodes, 1968)
Noboru Takanashi (10 episodes, 1968)
Series Film Editing by
Shirô Ohashi (10 episodes, 1968)
Series Art Direction by
Hisanori Kitagô (10 episodes, 1968)
Harumichi Wakamura (10 episodes, 1968)
Maruo Yasui (10 episodes, 1968)
Series Production Management
Masatoshi Kono .... production manager (10 episodes, 1968)
Katsutoshi Ohyama .... production manager (10 episodes, 1968)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Goro Hanawa .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1968)
Nagafumi Hori .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1968)
Series Special Effects by
Masao Ichikura .... special effects technician (10 episodes, 1968)
Yasuo Ogawa .... special effects technician (10 episodes, 1968)
Nobuo Yajima .... special effects supervisor (10 episodes, 1968)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Hironobu Ohmachi .... gaffer (10 episodes, 1968)
Masasada Shirota .... gaffer (10 episodes, 1968)
Tatsuo Yamamoto .... gaffer (10 episodes, 1968)


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Also Known As:
"Jaianto robo" - Japan (original title)
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30 min (26 episodes)
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Referenced in Sonic Adventure 2 (2001) (VG)See more »


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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
I LOVED Giant Robot, 29 October 2003
Author: June ( from Seattle

When I was in Kindergarten and First Grade I remember watching these episodes. I think Johnny Sokko was my first crush. I loved all the monsters and that good always won over evil. I also agree that this instilled my love for monsters. I remember going out to a brick pile behind our house with one of my best friends and we tried to build our own Robot out of bricks and wire. I was sooo upset that it didn't come to life. Anyway, I wish they would show these again so I can see how really cheesy they were.

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