Galactic Gale Baxingar
Galactic Gale Baxingar (銀河烈風バクシンガー, Ginga Reppū Bakushingā) is a mecha anime series that aired from 1982 to 1983 in Japan. There were 39 episodes released. Other loosely translated names include Baxinger, Galactic Stormwind Baxinga and Cosmo Rangers. In addition, it was known as "Mustanger" while sold as a knock-off toy in the United States during the early 80's. It is the second entry of the J9 Series, serving as a sequel to Galaxy Cyclone Braiger and followed by Galactic Whirlwind Sasuraiger. Its plot was based on the Japanese late Tokugawa period and the story of the Shinsengumi samurai.
|Galactic Gale Baxingar|
(Ginga Reppuu Baxinga)
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Yoshikata Nitta|
|Produced by||Kazuo Komatsubara|
|Written by||Yu Yamamoto|
|Original network||TV Tokyo|
|Original run||July 6, 1982 – March 29, 1983|
The story is set 600 years after the destruction of Jupiter where the solar system was in a state of peace under the Bakufu government. However, the lawlessness of this new solar system prompts a man named Dan Condor to organize a new J9 team to fight against injustice. Equipped with Cosmobikes, they merge into a super robot named Baxingar.
The main robot, Baxingar, is assembled from five motorbikes and stands at 48 meters tall.
Director: Takao Yotsuji
Additional Directors: Jouhei Matsuura, Hideki Takayama
Character Design: Kazuo Komatsubara
Mecha Design: Hiroshi Ohnishi
|Digo Kondoh||Don Condor||Typhoon|
|Shuteken Radcliff||Moroha no Shuteken (Moroha means "Double-edged sword")||Hurricane|
|Shiro Mahoroba||Billy the Shot||Reppun|
|Samanosuke Dodi||Kattobi no Sama (Kattobi means "speeder")||Cyclone|
|Layla Mineri||Fushicho no Layla (Fushicho means "immortal Butterfly")||Monsoon|
Baxingar has been featured in the video game Super Robot Wars GC alongside the other titular robots Braiger and Sasuraiger. The only enemy units from the series to appear in the game are the Shin Wakusei Rengu Battleship and the Krauwanka.