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SPT-BB-02U Baybull

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General and Technical Data

Model number: SPT-BB-02U
Code name: Baybull
Unit type: general purpose super powered tracer
Manufacturer: Gradosian Empire
Operator: Earth Resistance
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in head
Dimensions: overall height 9.74 meters
Weight: max gross 15.07 metric tons
Armor materials: unknown; thickness 135mm
Powerplant: fuel cell; engine output 240 PU
Propulsion: 2 x 12,800 kg; attitude control verniers: 10
Performance: maximum thruster acceleration 1.70 G
Equipment and design features: sensors, sensitivity -55.8 dB; Type SP-02D backpack
Fixed armaments: 2 x knuckle shot, mounted on hands
Optional hand armaments: LDG-02R lasered gun

Technical and Historical Notes

The SPT-BB-02U Baybull was a general purpose super powered tracer developed by the Gradosian Empire. The Baybull was capable of functioning in multiple environments, including on the ground and in space. The Baybull’s armaments included a standard lasered gun and knuckle shots. In October 1996, Eiji Asuka stole three SPTs as part of his mission to warn Earth of an impending Gradosian invasion: Baybull, SPT-BD-03U Buldy and SPT-LZ-00X Layzner. When the Gradosian forces proved too much for Eiji to handle alone, Earth teenager David Rutherford stepped in to help by piloting the Baybull. The Baybull served as David’s personal SPT for the journey back to Earth, although it was briefly seized by the U.S. military upon his return. The Baybull was heavily damaged during the invasion and recovered by the Gradosians, who fully repaired it. In 1999, Le Cain used the repaired Baybull as a trap to draw out David, who was now a guerilla fighter. David successfully recovered his former SPT, but he was forced to abandon it when he discovered it had been booby trapped with a bomb. Although the Baybull was destroyed, David later upgraded to a new Earth-built SPT, the E-SPT-DL-X Doll.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: David Rutherford
First appearance: Blue Comet SPT Layzner
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara

Lineart
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Cockpit
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LDG-02R lasered gun
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Type SP-02D backpack
Layzner Info


Director:
Ryosuke Takahashi

Writer(s):
Ryosuke Takahashi
Fuyunori Gobu
Yasushi Hirano
Tsunehisa Ito
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama
Endo Miego

Mechanical Designer:
Kunio Okawara

Character Designer:
Moriyasu Taniguchi

Musical Composer:
Hiroki Inui

Airdates:
Japan 10.03.1985 – 06.26.1986

Video Release (OVA):
Japan 08.21.1986 – 10.21.1986

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