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|Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers Collection Vol 2|
Actors: Jerry Orbach, Bob Bottone, Maia Danziger, Laura Dean, Earl Hammond
Genres: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Television, Animation
Hitch a wagon train to the stars with Zachery Foxx, "Doc" Hartford, Niko, and Shane Gooseman ? The Galaxy Rangers ? a team of courageous pioneers committed to the highest ideals of justice and dedicated to preserving law a... more »
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"Collection Vol. 2 ... Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers ...
J. Lovins | Missouri-USA | 08/21/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Koch Vision and Gaylord Productions presents "ADVENTURES OF THE GALAXY RANGERS: THE COLLECTION VOL. 2" (1986.1989) (774 mins/Color) (Dolby Digital) --- The final 33 episodes of anime space western "Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers" are included in this volume, featuring the voice work of Jerry Orbach (LAW & ORDER) and Corrine Orr (SPEED RACER) --- Created by the famed anime studio Tokyo Movie Shinsha, the series follows a quirky team of intergalactic rangers who fight for justice on the frontiers of the future.
In 2086, two peaceful aliens journey to Earth seeking our help. In return, they gave us the plans for our first hyperdrive, allowing mankind to open the doors to the stars. We have assembled a team of unique individuals to protect Earth and our allies. Courageous pioneers committed to the highest ideals of justice and dedicated to preserving law and order across the new frontier --- The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers (1986-1989) was an animated Space Western television series created by Robert Mandell and Gaylord Entertainment Company. The series combined sci-fi stories with a typical wild-west-"feel", elements of a space opera and with the traditional fantasy elements of sword and sorcery. It was one of the first anime-style shows to be primarily created in the US, although the actual animation was done in Japan by the famed Tokyo Movie Shinsha, and at the time it was aired, it was a revolutionary children's show --- When the series originally aired, episodes were aired five days a week until all sixty five episodes were shown, with the episodes largely being aired out of order.
Under the production staff of:
Robert Mandell - producer & created by
Abe Mandell - executive producer
Bob Chrestani - producer
Eleanor Kearney - associate producer
Phil Galdston - Original Music
John Van Tongeren - Original Music
Story line set after the year 2086, when two aliens from the planets Andor and Kirwin travelled to Earth to search for allies against the ruthless and expansionist Crown Empire led by the Queen of the Crown. In return for the help, mankind was given construction plans for an FTL-drive (hyperdrive). After this key-event in human history, interstellar travel flourished and a huge number of colonies were built on distant star-systems. Alongside the growth of human activities in space, criminal activities also grew and the new colonies had to be defended against various threats, including the Crown Empire. BETA (Bureau for Extra-Terrestrial Affairs) was founded to cope with these tasks, the "Ranger"-division being a part of it. Most of the colonies portrayed in the show are either specialized in agriculture (by growing genetically engineered crops or breeding genetically engineered cattle) or mining star stones. Many of the planets have names that evoke Western settings; Nebraska, Mesa, Ozark, Prairie.(From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
the cast includes:
Jerry Orbach ... Zachary Foxx (voice)
Doug Preis ... Shane 'Goose' Gooseman / Mogel the Space Sorcerer / The General / Nimrod / Jackie Subtract / Bubblehead the Memory Bird (voice)
Laura Dean ... Nikko / Aliza Foxx / Jessica Foxx (voice)
Hubert Kelly ... Walther 'Doc' Hartford (voice)
Earl Hammond ... Commander Joseph Walsh / Lazarus Slade / Captain Kidd / Wildfire Cody / King Spartos (voice)
Bob Bottone ... Zozo / Squeegie / GV / Little Zach Foxx / Brappo (voice)
Maia Danziger ... Maya of Tarkon / Annie Oh / Mistwalker (voice)
Henry Mandell ... Waldo / Geezi the Pedulont / Q Ball / Larry / Scarecrow / Kilbane / Crown Agent (voice)
Sandy Marshall ... Buzzwang (voice)
Corinne Orr ... Kiwi Kids / Queen of the Crown (voice)
Ray Owens ... Macross (1986) (voice)
1. On-camera interviews with series creator Robert Mandell
and writers Dan Florella and John Rawlins.
2. Select episode audio commentary with Robert Mandell,
story editor Christopher Rowley and voice talent Henry Mandell.
3. Memories of Jerry Orbach and Kids meal "show and tell' segments.
4. Original music tracks from the underscore
5. Slideshow of Galaxy Rangers character art by Justin Norman.
6. 28-page "Visual Guide to Vehicles and Technology" collectible booklet.
Great job by Koch Vision --- looking forward to more high quality titles from the BBC Collection film market --- order your copy now from Amazon or Koch Vision where there are plenty of copies available on DVD, stay tuned once again for top notch releases --- where they are experts in releasing long forgotten films and treasures to the collector.
Total Time: 774 mins on DVD ~ Koch Vision KOCV-6547 ~ (8/19/2008)"