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Writer SASAKI Mamoru
Broadcaster NipponTV
On Air date1981/1/3
Classification Scripts
Media TV
Genre Animation
Transfer destination Stored in warehouse
Synopsis Kaitei DaisensouKaitei Daisensou was a rearrangement of Jules Verne’s classic marine science fiction book Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea in a future setting. It was an animation broadcast in 1981 and produced by the Nippon Television Network Corporation and Tatsunoko Production.The story depicts a future where the crew of the submarine Nautilus fight for their freedom against the dictator Darius and his Gabian Empire、 which has plans to conquer the world with brute force.Rickey is a young man with big dreams in marine research. One day、 he and his partner Ben are on their submarine doing research on a lost ancient city that was said to lie at the bottom of the ocean. While underwater、 someone sinks their submarine、 but the two are saved by the nuclear submarine Nautilus.Rickey and Ben do not like the arrogant attitude of Nemo、 the captain of the Nautilus、 but once they learn that Nemo and his crew are also searching for the ancient city、 the two decide to go with them. When they finally get to the ancient city、 they witness horrible human experiments carried out by the Gabian Empire and find themselves embroiled in a conspiracy.When it was first broadcast、 Kaitei Daisensou was covered extensively in animation magazines and other media. Koichi Mashimo、 also known for his Yatterman and Science Ninja Team Gatchaman II、 acted as the director of the series. It was the first animation in which Akemi Takada、 known for her Mobile Police Patalabor and Creamy Mami、 the Magic Angel、 acted as the main character designer.
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