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The Original Outer Space Western Anime is back! From the creators of Voltron come Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs! Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs was a 1980's animated space western following a similar theme of The Galaxy Rangers and Bravestarr. Originally a 1984 Japanese anime series known as Star Musketeer Bismarck created by Studio Pierrot. The series is set in the future, where the Star Sheriffs are duly-deputized special operatives of Cavalry Command, Earth's space-going law enforcement arm and defense patrol organization out in space, and along the New Frontier. Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs main assignment is to protect the Galaxy from the growing threat of the Outriders. With the help of April Eagle and RAMROD (voiced by Peter Cullen who voiced Optimus Prime in the 80s cartoon series Transformers), a battleship that can transform into a giant robot. When RAMROD undergoes the "Challenge Phase" transformation it calls out its rallying cry in a heavy Western drawl, "Head 'em up, move 'em out. Power stride and ready to ride!" Other than their wits, their courage, and their standard issue equipment, such as their blaster pistols, and RAMROD's array of electronics, they have no superpowers, just each other. When they do battle with the Outriders, it's a futuristic version of the code of the Old West. Volume Two consist of episodes 18-33 from the hit TV series, as well as never before seen extras and production art. Don t miss the chance to add an exclusive piece of animation history to your collection. Bonus Features: Audio interview with musical composer Dale Schacker, Original Japanese Opening, Ending and Transformation Sequence from Star Musketeer Bismarck, Image Gallery, Saber Rider Commercials, Bios. Product Specs: 6-DVD9s; Dolby Digital; 1200 minutes; 1.33:1 Aspect Ratio; MPAA-G; Year - 1984; SRP - $39.99.
Hehe, Have not seen this show in years, this set is well worth the price.All the little extras are nifty and add to it. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Jason G
The 80s were an interesting time for anime in the US. Anime often featured scenes that could not be shown in the US, and there were concerns about showing off certain iconography,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Stephen Morrison Lewis
Old school toons at its finest! Today's stuff is too soft, love having this in my collection.Published 4 months ago by damon mcclain
For the one who grew up in the 80's this
is a most have. The series was a favorite
of mine so I just had to have it as a Christmas gift for my self.
Nice, timely delivery for one of my most beloved animated series (complete series, at that) from the 80's. And arrived in great condition, too.Published 7 months ago by Meredith Joseph Blaine
The space age has merged with the legacy of the Old West to create a New Frontier, a place of Outriders, Star Sheriffs, vapor blasters, bagpipes, giant battling robots, & an... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Leigh G.
Brought back my childhood of growing up in Germany in the 80s and sharing it with my kidsPublished 14 months ago by Mike Jacobsen