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Time Bokan

Time Bokan

Genres: adventure, comedy, magic
Themes: magical boy, mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Number of episodes: 65
Vintage: 1975-10-04 to 1976-12-25
Plot Summary: Dr. Keida has successfully invented a time machine called Time Bokan. To prove to his lab assistants that it works, he uses himself as the guinea pig. The test run was a success as it traveled through time and space within a matter of minutes. When Time Bokan returns to it’s original spot, the lab assistants were surprised to have discovered that the doctor was no where to be found inside the time machine’s cockpit. Only a talking parrot and a diamond were found. The lab assistants Tanpei & Junko use Time Bokan to help them find the missing doctor who’s lost somewhere in time.

ANN Info Page

Time Bokan: Royal Revival

Genres: action, comedy, science fiction
Themes: Mecha
Objectionable content: Significant
Number of episodes: 2
Vintage: 1993-11-26 to 1994-01-01
Plot Summary: Who has what it takes to be the baddest of the bad. It’s evil versus evil as teams of bad guys compete to be the meanest villains ever. Watch and laugh as the Dorombo Gang and their Kitchen Robot take on the worst of the worst in a wacky race to be the greatest villains in anime history. The only force that stands in their way are the superheroes of anime.

ANN Info Page

Watch on the Anime Network Online Player

Sentai Filmworks Press Release

Time Bokan 2000: Kaitō Kiramekiman

Genres: action, comedy, science fiction
Number of episodes: 26
Vintage: 2000-04-05 to 2000-10-04

ANN info page

Time Bokan 24

Genres: comedy, science fiction
Number of episodes: 24
Vintage: 2016-10-01
Plot Summary: Tokio is a junior high student living in the present time who is suddenly made a member of the 24th century’s Space-Time Administration Bureau. Immediately, he learns that the history he has learned in the textbooks is wrong, and there is a more interesting version of history where the peerless beauty Cleopatra is actually the comic duo of Cleo and Patra, Momotarō is more of an ogre than actual ogres. Together with his teammate Karen, they use the 24 Bokan Mecha to search for the True History.

ANN info page

Time Bokan The Villains’ Strike Back / Gyakushū no San-Okunin

Vintage: 2017-10-07

ANN Info Page

Cover art has been posted.

Looks like this is going to be on BD as well.

BD cover art has been posted too.

I still can’t believe anyone saved this one. Thought it was lost to time. It couldn’t have been a big seller for CPM, could it? Anyway I’ll buy it because I never got around to buying CPM’s release. Allan Gus directed the dub, and while I like what he did for Maze, he is also responsible for the Patlabor dub .

I do believe that the dub of the Patlabor TV show, and the ~7 dubbed episodes of the sequel OVAs (Please get this all dubbed Maiden Japan, I implore you) are dubs for the ages. They captured the essence of the characters in a way that the Japanese dub and the dubs for the various movies never quite could.

I don’t think that I’ve seen any other dubs that this man has directed.

English dub will be the same as listed at ANN Info Page for Time Bokan: Royal Revival

Donzler - Curt Gebhart
Boyakey - Frankie Rome
Doronjo - Vibe Jones

Jun/Sailor Mun Mun - Ami Shukla
Dokurobe/Donjuro/Kyokantin/Sukadon/Tonmentan/Twarusky/Walther - Curt Gebhart
Dasainen/Domoke-Yakovitch/Glocky/Kokematsu/Kosuinen/Tommy Yama (Narrator) - Frankie Rome
Omochama - Matthew Gus
Ohana/Yataaman 1 & 2 - Rita Joseph
Don Fan Fan - Ross Lefko
Ken/Narrator - Todd Garbeil
Majo/Metasha/Milenjo/Mujo/Munmun/Yanyan - Vibe Jones

[url=][/url] [b] OVA Episodes 01-02 (Sub & Dub) are now LIVE![/b]

The Subbed OVA episodes are now marked as FREE.

[size=16]Tatsunoko Productions Makes Time Bokan 24 TV Anime[/size]
posted on 2016-03-26 01:25 EDT
Takayuki Inagaki directing collaboration with Level-5 premiering this fall

###Time Bokan 24 TV Anime’s Story, October Premiere Revealed
posted on 2016-06-09 01:00 EDT
Toy design for DX Mechabuton also revealed
July 27, 2016 9:49am CDT
Reboot of the classic mecha / gag series begins broadcasting in Japan in October of 2016

###Tatsunoko Production’s “Time Bokan 24” Premiere Set for October 1
August 29, 2016 6:22am CDT

###Time Bokan 24 Anime’s New Visual Features Villains
posted on 2016-09-09 02:30 EDT

Boy Idol Group Hey! Say! JUMP Performs OP Song for “Time Bokan 24”
September 13, 2016 2:30am EDT
17th single “Fantastic Time” will be released on October 26
September 30, 2016 3:30pm CDT
Reboot starts its run on October 1 at 4:00am Pacific Time (Saturday)

###Akihabara-born Idol Group Moso Calibration to Perform “Time Bokan 24” New ED
December 19, 2016 7:05am CST
"Gekiyaba Bokkaan!!" will be featured from next month

###Time Bokan 24 TV Anime Gets 2nd Season
posted on 2017-03-25 10:00 EDT
Tatsunoko Production’s 1st season ended on March 18

Time Bokan 24 Sequel Anime’s Title, October Premiere Revealed

posted on 2017-08-04 19:00 EDT
Akudama trio tries to take over as main characters

KinKi Kids to Perform Time Bokan 24 Sequel’s Opening Song

posted on 2017-09-27 02:00 EDT
Sequel anime premieres October 7

Crunchyroll to Stream “Time Bokan The Villains’ Strike Back”

October 06, 2017 6:30pm EDT
Some of the latest additions launch this weekend!