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"Jaianto robo"
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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 office of Unicorn Chinese Branch is attacked by tank corps led by Red Cobra.
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: :  -- There is a small quiet Allah Republic at the foot of the Alps. The only product of this beautiful country is gold. Her peace is broken when a vein of new ores is found in a gold mine.
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: :  -- Unicorn members locate the secret headquarters of the Japanese Branch of BF Syndicate.
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: :  -- Daisaku and Minami suspect that a strange villa standing in the heart of the Japanese Alps is a secret base of BF Syndicate. They approach the house to get some proof, when men in the house notice them and look for them.
Johnny Sokko and His Flying Robot: :  -- Beginning with the Swiss Branch, the Unicorn branch headquarters are mysteriously destroyed one after another. The Japan Unicorn men send two men to guard its radar post built on tip of a mountain.

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Seasons:
1
Release Date:
11 October 1967 (Japan) See more »
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Plot:
A young boy aids in the fight against a mechanized terrorist organization as the sole controller of a prototype giant robot. Full summary »
User Reviews:
My favorite show as a child!!! See more (21 total) »

Cast

 (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)
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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 Ginga Ninkyouden (1987) (VG)See more »

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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
My favorite show as a child!!!, 25 November 2004
Author: briksfamily from Kansas City, Missouri (USA)

This was one of 3 shows I first remember watching, from the age of 2-6 years, and was my absolute favorite. The other two shows were Speed Racer and Batman.

I have not seen an episode of Johnny Sokko and His Giant Flying Robot, (as I remember it called), since I was about 8 years old. Through the years,I have mentioned it in conversations with others and surprisingly have never run across anybody who remembers it. Sure was cool to find it on this sight along with a couple positive comments! Let's hear from more!

P.S. Batman was campy and Godzilla's special effects were just as dated as 'Johnny Sokko' but look at the legends they've become. In my memories, Johnny Sokko is right there with them.

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