{"title":"Force 5 (Force Five)","dateDebut":"1980","dateEnd":"1981","description":"Family Force Five was a syndicated anime cartoon anthology during the early 1980s. It was produced by Jim Terry and his company American Way, and consisted of five imported Japanese giant robot serials (originally produced in the mid-1970s by Toei Animation) in response to the popularity of the Shogun Warriors toy collection (in fact, Mattel was one of the sponsors). It consisted of the following series:\r\n\r\nGaiking \r\nDangard Ace (Planetary Robot Dangard Ace) \r\nStarvengers (Getter Robo G) \r\nGrandizer (UFO Robot Grendizer) \r\nSpaceketeers (Starzinger) \r\nIn true anthology style, the five shows were broadcast simultanesously with one episode of each serial assigned a specific weekday. Additionally, all of the shows were edited into two hour movies and marketed on video tape by Family Home Entertainment.\r\n\r\nGreat Mazinger was supposed to be among the five shows, but the deal to pick up the series fell through, so Starzinger (Spaceketeers) was picked up instead. \r\n\r\nThe instrumental version of Gaiking's theme song was reused as the \"outro\" music for Starvengers. \r\n\r\nDangard Ace aired on Mondays \r\nThe Starvengers aired on Tuesdays \r\nThe Spacekeeters aired on Wednesdays \r\nGrandizer aired on Thursdays \r\nGaiking aired on Fridays \r\n\r\n\r\n","leadImageMedUrl":"https:\/\/distro-1.retrojunk.com\/secure\/371e62a2de366c0c7837df56121d1c98fcfb287a5a8057923c54466c10d07fc02a8602\/image\/530_b96a8bcf64.jpg"}