Federico Makabenta (yenm@iconn.com.ph)
Tue, 21 Mar 2000 07:52:18 +0800


I was asking mainly because I saw one of those tiny technical manuals here.
Hmm... interesting that 8 TV series of Transformer like mecha slipped under
my nose without notice. I know Gaogaigar - since I see the toys running
around here and was curious enough to check.

Oh well, this is OT. But to jmrv and Nick Paufler - thanks :)

Fed

----- Original Message -----
From: jmrv <jmrv04@prtc.net>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 21, 2000 5:04 AM
Subject: [OT] Brave Series (was: Re: [gundam] anime mecha)

>
>
> >> BTW, does anyone know what is Brave Police Degger?
> >>
> >I could be completely wrong, but from what I understand it was a Takara
> >toyline after Transformers finally died down in Japan. Sort of a stop gap
> >type deal until the whole Beast Wars thing kicked into gear.
> >I've seen some of the nicer looking toys reviewed in
alt.toys.transformers
> >and some of them are apparently pretty good. Think Japanese made
> >transformers without the Transformers license. As I recall, most of the
> >designs revolve around police/fire cars/trucks and such.
> >Robozone has a few pictures:
> >http://www.robozone.com/miscmech.htm#Brave
> >
>
> You're right! But the name as I know was Dagarn or Da Garn. It was part of
a
> series of robot shows called Brave Saga. That's because each series' name
> have the word "yuusha" on it. Yuusha is Japanese for "hero", "brave" or
> "king".
> There was a total of about 10 series made. Here's a list of the series and
> the date of release:
> 1. Brave Fighter Exkaiser - 1990
> 2. Brave of the Sun : Fighbird - 1991
> 3. Brave of Legend : Da Garn - 1992
> 4. Brave Express Might Gaine - 1993
> 5. Brave Police J Decker - 1994
> 6. Brave of Gold : Goldran - 1995
> 7. Brave Command Daguon -1996
> 8. Brave King Gaogaigar - 1997
> 9. Saint of the Brave: Burn Garn - 1998
>
> As far as I know, the last title was released only as an OVA and all
titles
> have a video game released for.
> For those interested here are some links to Yuusha - related pages:
> * YUUSHA - data and pics - in english
> http://www.fortunecity.com/lavender/scaramouche/159/Yuusha.html
> * MAMAO2 (japanese) - pics of practically every toy ever made
> http://webclub.kcom.ne.jp/mb/mamao2/brave/toys.htm
>
> Hope this cleared your doubts.
>
> JMRV
>
>
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