Armored Trooper VOTOMS
(装甲騎兵ボトムズ, Sōkō Kihei Botomuzu
?) is a 52-episode anime television series, created by Ryosuke Takahashi and Sunrise, aired in Japan from April 1, 1983 to March 23, 1984 on TV Tokyo. Several VOTOM
OVAs have been created as well, for more details see the storyline chronology.
was the successor (though the universes are different and the stories are not linked) to Ryosuke Takahashi's previous hit series Fang of Sun Dougram
, which established hard science military anime as a viable genre.[citation needed