‘Super Random’ Episode V: How Voltes V became No. 1 in PH before it was banned | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

The Philippines’ national robot since 1978
The Philippines’ national robot since 1978

Even though it is a Japanese creation, Voltes V is a Pinoy pop culture treasure, the national super robot, so to speak. As you’ll find out in the newest episode of the “Super Random” podcast, Voltes V’s connection to the Philippines is a fascinating tale of Japanese animation company Toei Col. LTD., Filipino licensing company dubbing Telesuccess Productions Inc., martial law babies and the collecting craze that continues to this day.

Discover how the show became the No. 1 show in the entire country before before it was banned with only four episodes left, defining a generation’s angst. Find out the cool and cute collector’s items coming soon as well as the most ambitious Voltes V project yet—GMA-7’s live-action remake “Voltes V: Legacy.”

Join Super obsessive host Ruel S. De Vera as he discusses this ultralectromagnetic topic on the latest episode, “Super Random Episode V: Let’s Volt In” with guests Bambi Eloriaga-Amano, Dr. Victor Calanog, Apollo Abraham and Larry Chan of Telesuccess Productions, Inc. “Super Random Episode V: Let’s Volt In” is available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Anchor. Super Random is an Inquirer Podcast powered by PumaPodcast.

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