Harmony Gold USA dubbed a compilation of the first four episodes in a heavily edited form, which they released under the title Lensman: Power of the Lens. The other episodes were never dubbed. This compilation is no longer available on video, although it was available in the UK in the late 1980s. Despite sharing character and organization names, as well as central themes common to the books, artistic license produced a final product altogether different from the source material. The series was broadcast in Spain by TV3 in 1994.
Although it was produced with the knowledge and consent of Smith's estate, the executors were so displeased with the result that for several years they rejected any other suggestions of adaptation.
|Galactic Patrol Lensman|
|GALACTIC PATROL レンズマン|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Hiroshi Fukutomi|
|Written by||Soji Yoshikawa|
|Music by||Akira Inoue|
|Original network||ABC, TV Asahi|
|Original run||October 6, 1984 – March 30, 1985|
|Lensman: Power of the Lens|
(American film adaptation)
|Directed by||Ahmed Agrama|
|Produced by||Frank Agrama|
|Written by||Carl Macek|
|Music by||Peter Davison|
|Studio||Harmony Gold USA|
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Known for his deep baritone voice, his most well-known roles includes Gihren Zabi (Mobile Suit Gundam), Crocodine (Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken), Jean Paul Rocchina (Armored Trooper Votoms), Shōhei Harada (Touch), Souther (Fist of the North Star, original 1980s series), Babbo (MÄR), Heihachi Mishima and Jack in Tekken and Jack-2 in Tekken 2, and Liquid Snake and Major Zero in the Metal Gear series.
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First Lensman, the second novel of the series, published in 1950
Gray Lensman, the fourth book in the series, published in 1951Lensman may also refer to:
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Galactic Patrol Lensman, an anime television series based on the Lensman novels
Backstage Lensman, a short story parody of the Lensman series by Randall Garrett, first written in 1949
Lensman microscope, designed by Rick Dickinson
Lensman (game), a game based on the Lensman novelsLensman series
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