Akai Kodan Zillion

Japanese name: Akai Kodan Zillion
Japanese name: 赤い光弾ジリオン
English name: Red Photon Zillion; Zillion
Brazilian name: Zillion
Dates: April 12, 1987-December 13, 1987
1990 (Brazil)
Broadcast time: Sunday, 10:00-10:30 am
Number of episodes: 31
Animation Studio: Tatsunoko Productions
Production Company: Yomiko Advertising, Nippon Television, Victor Entertainment, Tatsunoko Productions
Broadcaster: Nippon Television (NTV)
Series Director: Mizuho Nishikubo
Episode Director(s):
Producer(s): Ippei Kuri (executive)
Planning: Mayori Sekijima (series composition), Tomoko Ueda (coordinator), Kazuo Shimamura, Akira Inoue
Storyboard(s): Takaaki Ishiyama
Writer(s): Masanori Sekajima
Art Director: Kikuko Takada
Character Designer(s): Takayuki Goto, Ammonite (mecha), Kunio Aoi (mecha)
Animator(s): Takayuki Goto (director), Hirohide Hanasaki (director)
Sound: Katsunori Shimizu (director)
Voice Actors
(regular characters):
Toshihiko Seki (J.J.), Yuka Mizutani (Apple), Kazuhiko Inoue (Champ), Chieko Honda (Amy Harrison/Opaopa), Osamu Kobayashi (Chief/Narrator), Daiki Nakamura (Dave), Sho Hayami (Baron Ricks)
Genre(s): adventure, science fiction, planetary colonisation, alien invasion, robots, teenagers, video game adaptation
Home Video
Japan: DVD (VPBY 11972-11973)
Note(s): To see what other animated programs were out at the same time as Akai Kodan Zillion go to the Chronology of Animation.
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