Happy 50th Birthday Gatchaman

科学忍者隊ガッチャマン (Science Ninja Team Gatchaman) was followed by Gatchaman II then Gatchman Fighter with various compilations, OVA remakes and film projects over the years.

Gatchaman Intro/Outro (Original format)

To people of a certain age, the show is better known as the 1978 American adaption, Battle of the Planets. Gatchaman was adapted again as G-Force: Guardians of Space in 1987. Gatchaman II and Gatchaman Fighter were adapted as Eagle Riders in 1997.

Battle of the Planets intro

Battle of the Planets made some cuts to Gatchaman for the US market. Toning down the violence

Battle of the Planets vs Gatchaman

and deaths

Difference between Gatchaman and Battle of the Planets