Armored Trooper VOTOMS

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Armored Trooper VOTOMS is a TV series that aired in Japan from 1983-1984. Directed by Ryosuke Takahashi, its creative staff includes mechanical designer Kunio Okawara, character designer Norio Shioyama and composer Hiroki Inui. The series is set in Astragius Year 7214 in a galaxy torn apart by a century-long war between the Gilgamesh Confederation and the Balarant Union. The story focuses on Chirico Cuvie, a Gilgamesh Armored Trooper (AT) pilot who stumbles upon a major secret at the war’s end and is embroiled in a conspiracy that spans the galaxy. The success of VOTOMS led to multiple OVA sequels, most of which focus on Chirico. The TV series was initially released on home video in North America by Central Park Media, but it has since been re-released by Sentai Filmworks’ Maiden Japan label.


NOTE: Units indicated with an asterisk (*) are available in Burke’s All the World’s Armored Troopers or Burke’s Fighting Ships & Vehicles format.

Armored Trooper VOTOMS Info

Ryosuke Takahashi

Ryosuke Takahashi
Soji Yoshikawa
Toshi Gobu
Jinzo Toriumi

Mechanical Designer:
Kunio Okawara

Character Designer:
Norio Shioyama

Musical Composer:
Hiroki Inui

52 episodes; 4 compilation OVAs

Japan 04.01.1983 – 03.23.1984


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