Roland Thigpen (
21 Sep 2000 02:57:59 -0000

Now I find that out after missing the first 2 eps! D'OH!!!!!!!!!


On Wed, 20 Sep 2000 19:51:31 -0700 -Z- <> wrote:
>You'll find a rundown on the new anime offering on the International Channel at
>their Web site:
>The New This Month link has all the info, but since that info may go away when
>the link is updated fro October, I'm taking the liberty of quoting it here.
>(C2000 All Rights Reserved. International Cable Channels Partnership, Ltd.)
>"International Channel has added more anime programming!
>Wednesday nights - 1:30 am ET/10:30 pm PT
>Armored Trooper Votoms
>Armored Trooper Votoms can now be seen in the United States exclusively on
>cable, exclusively on International Channel beginning September 6!
>For thousands of years in its history, the Astragius Galaxy has been at war, as
>the Gilgameth and Balalant army fight a never-ending struggle for supremacy.
>Also placed within the standoff is the Merukian army, an ally with the Gilgameth
>side that shares technology and resources.
>The central character is Chirico Cuvie, an AT pilot and soldier for the Merukian
>army. An enigma within the army's elite, he ultimately gets involved in
>Operation: RID, the secret, illegal mission led by defectors from the Gilgameth
>Army. Chirico survives an assassination attempt on his life to escape with full
>knowledge of the situation. Chirico's incredible stamina and resourcefulness are
>the result of his unknown heritage, the truth of which becomes his ultimate
>All these mysteries attract the attention of several high-ranking persons, and
>when Chirico deserts the Merukian Army in episode one, many parties become
>involved in the 52-episode manhunt.
>Armored Trooper Votoms is a 52-part series that was a precursor in the mecha
>anime genre, inspiring the likes of ROBOTECH and GUNDAM.
>The Irresponsible Captain Tylor
>Another anime series seen exclusively on International Channel! The
>Irresponsible Captain Tylor will air every Wednesday overnight at 2:00 a.m.
>Eastern Time/11:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Check back here for the start date.
>Angered over the death of their Emperor, the Raalgon Empire seeks revenge from
>their enemies - the UPSF forces! Only one crew, one captain, will stand in the
>way...or will they? Join the comedic misadventures of Captain Tylor and the crew
>of the Soyokaze as they attempt to their way through the
>No mention as to whether they're subbed or dubbed, but I'm assuming they're
>subbed, as everything I've seen on the International Channel is aired in its
>original language.
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