Taiyo no Yuusha Firebird

Japanese name: Taiyo no Yuusha Firebird [Fighbird]
Japanese name: 太陽の勇者ファイバード
English name: Hero of the Sun, Firebird
Dates: February 2, 1991-February 1, 1992
Broadcast time: Saturday, 17:00-17:30 (5:00-5:30 pm)
Number of episodes: 48
Animation Studio: Sunrise
Production Company: Nagoya Broadcasting Network, Tokyu Agency, Sunrise
Broadcaster: Nagoya Broadcasting Network (NBN)
Creator(s): Hajime Yatate (members of Sunrise staff)
Series Director: Katsuyoshi Yatabe
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Makoto Imai (Nagoya Television), Youichi Honna (Tokyu Agency), Takayuki Yoshii (Sunrise)
Planning: Yasushi Hirano (series organization)
Art Director: Yusho Okada
Character Designer(s): Hitoshi Ueda, Kunio Ogawara (mecha)
Animator(s): Hitoshi Ueda (director), Masahiro Naoi (director), Nobuyoshi Sasakado (director), Hiroshi Ishiodori (director), Masami Obari (mecha director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):

Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, giant robots, androids, alien invasion, teenagers
Home Video
Japan: DVD (BCBA 1967-1968 (sets))
Note(s): This is the second of the Yuusha (Brave) series.

To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Taiyo no Yuusha Firebird 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: September 6, 2008
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