Chargeman Ken

Japanese name: Chargeman Ken
Japanese name: チャージマン研
English name:
Dates: July 2, 1973-September 28, 1973 [December 28, 1973]; April 1, 1974-June 28, 1974
Broadcast time: Monday-Saturday, 17:30-17:40 (5:30-5:40 pm) (1974 broadcast)
Number of episodes: 65 (130) (ten minutes)
Animation Studio: Knack Productions
Production Company:
Broadcaster: Tokyo Broadcast System (TBS)
Creator(s): Tetsuhisa Suzukawa
Series Director: Noboru Miura
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Hiromichi Shigegaki
Planning: Kiyoshi Nishino
Art Director: Kiyoshi Kato
Character Designer(s):
Animator(s): Eiji Tanaka (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Kazuko Sawada (Ken)
Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, space travel
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Note(s): This series has three different broadcast periods according to Japanese sources. Both a Summer/Fall 1973 and Spring 1974 periods are given but no Japanese sources quote all three time periods as I have done above. At the present I am giving all the times until I can find an explanation or a clear authoritative source on this series. There is also confusion about how many episodes were broadcast.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Chargeman Ken go to the Chronology of Animation.

Note on finding copies of programs:
Unfortunately I lack the time or resources to help people find copies of anime television programs. I have put together a web List of Online Video and Book Stores that will be useful to find copies in the United States, some other countries, and one Japanese store. There are other similar stores on the Internet around the world that might be able to supply the DVDs, LDs, VCDs, or video tapes that are desired. Check my Japanese Animation Information page for links to Internet resources that may have further information. I am not involved in trading materials from my own collection. I am still waiting to see most of the programs in this List of Anime Television Series and would be happy to find sources for many of them.

Because of these circumstances I will not respond to requests for help to find these types of materials.

Last update: November 15, 2008
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