The Last Dragon, known as Dragons: A Fantasy Made Real in the United States, and also known as Dragon's World in other countries, is a docufiction made by Animal Planet that is described as the story of "the natural history of the most extraordinary creature that never existed".
It posits a speculative evolution of dragons from the Cretaceous period up to the 15th century, and suppositions about what dragon life and behavior might have been like if they had existed and evolved. It uses the premise that the ubiquity of dragons in world mythology suggests that dragons could have existed. They are depicted as a scientifically feasible species of reptile that could have evolved, similar to the depiction of dragons in the Dragonology series of books. The dragons featured in the show were designed by John Sibbick.
The program switches between two stories. The first uses CGI to show the dragons in their natural habitat throughout history. The second shows the story of a modern day scientist at a museum, Dr. Tanner, who
Join Johnny Sokko and his giant flying robot as they battle evil monsters and Gargoyle henchmen. An adventure ensues every episode as Johnny's computerized robot helps the Unicorns defend the world against the maniacal monstrosities created by the Gargoyles.
Zaido: Pulis Pangkalawakan is a Philippine fantasy-drama television series by GMA Network. It is a spin-off of the Japanese Metal Hero series Space Sheriff Shaider. It may be considered a local revival of the tokusatsu genre. since several dubbed productions, including Shaider, that were aired in the country in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The three Zaidos were played by Dennis Trillo, Marky Cielo and Aljur Abrenica.
The production for the series began October 2006. Originally conceived as a Filipino remake of the original Shaider the Toei Company rejected the original script but gave its blessing to a spin-off series set twenty years after the original Shaider series. The series' original working title was Shaido.
A series primer aired on September 22, 2007, and was called Zaido: Ang Bagong Alamat – The Making of Zaido featuring members of the main cast and crew. The series proper premiered on September 24, 2007, replacing Impostora. The series ended on February 8, 2008.
Encantadia: Pag-ibig Hanggang Wakas, also known globally as Avisala Encantadia: Love Until the End is the third and the last installment of the Encantadia. It depicts the continuing story of the four royal Diwata sisters, Sang'gres Pirena, Amihan, Alena, and Danaya, along with King Ybrahim of Sapiro, in the enchanted world of Encantadia as they face the repercussions of their previous journey through Encantadia's history. The pilot episode aired on February 20, 2006 and the series ended on April 28, 2006.
Island City is a science fiction television pilot movie that was aired by Prime Time Entertainment Network in 1994. The film was produced by Lee Rich Productions in association with Lorimar Television.
In the future, humanity develops a "fountain of youth" drug, but as many people around the world begin to take it, most begin to mutate into a barbaric proto-humanoid state. The few people immune to this side-effect of the drug band together and live in a futuristic city while the mutants live in the vast wasteland outside its gates. In an effort to save the human race and understand what went wrong, the city sends out research missions in fortified vehicles to bring back mutated humans for research, and the film focuses specifically on one such squad of soldiers and scientists.
During one of their missions into the wasteland, the team comes under attack and one of their own is captured by the mutants. The rest of the movie, which was meant to serve as an introductory episode of the series, deals with the main char
Di-Gata Defenders is a Canadian action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy animated television series created by Greg Collinson with Nerd Studios and Nelvana Entertainment. This show is rated C8 according to the Canadian TV Classification System. The series currently has 52 episodes and is airing the Ethos Saga as of Fall 2007. In North America, this show is aired on Teletoon in Canada and on Fox network's 4Kids TV block as of July 28, 2007. Internationally, the series airs on the Cartoon Network for Australia, Maori Television for New Zealand, the series also airs on the Astro Ceria for Malaysia, Hero TV for the Philippines starting November 3, 2006 and Jetix for the UK starting August 25, 2007 and Kix! for the UK starting September 29, 2008. It airs on Disney XD in The Netherlands.
The series follows the travels and adventures of six teenage children, part of an organization called the Di-Gata Defenders. Their mission as heroes is to defend RaDos against evil factions.
Denshi Sentai Denziman is Toei's fourth entry to its Super Sentai series. It was broadcast from February 3, 1980 to January 31, 1981. The title given to this series for international distribution by Toei is Denjiman, Electric Fighters.
Krystala was a daily fantasy/sci-fi/adventure/soap opera serial from the Philippines, where it was produced by and aired on ABS-CBN from October 11, 2004 to April 22, 2005. The show also aired simultaneously on The Filipino Channel and on a one-week delay on International Channel in the United States.
Torchy the Battery Boy was the second television series produced by AP Films and Gerry Anderson, running from 1960 to 1961. It was another collaboration with author Roberta Leigh and was directed by Anderson, with music scored by Barry Gray, art direction from Reg Hill and special effects by Derek Meddings. The second series of 26 episodes was produced by Associated British-Pathé without the involvement of Anderson and AP Films. Both series have been released on DVD.
The series followed adventures of the eponymous boy doll with a battery inside him and a lamp in his head, and his master Mr Bumbledrop, voiced by Kenneth Connor, who also voiced a number of other characters.
Chousei Kantai Sazer-X translated as Super Star Fleet Sazer-X is a tokusatsu superhero TV series produced by Toho Company Ltd., and Konami. This series is the third in Toho's Seishin series. The series last 38 episodes and was the last of the Chouseishin franchise after its cancellation. It deviates from its predecessors in several ways, in that it is more comedic in nature and is much more Science-fiction-orientated in contrast to fantasy.
2057 is a Discovery Channel television program hosted by theoretical physicist Michio Kaku. It premiered on January 28, 2007 and attempts to predict what the world will be like in 50 years based on current trends. The show takes the form of a docu-drama with three separate episodes, each having informative stories ingrained into the plot. All three episodes aired on January 28, 2007.
Star Trek: Odyssey is a Star Trek fan production from Areakt Productions, the creators of Star Trek: Hidden Frontier. Set after the end of Hidden Frontier, Odyssey follows the USS Odyssey as it struggles to get home from a dangerous mission that has taken it and her crew 2.5 million light years from home... to the unknowns of the Andromeda Galaxy. This is the first Star Trek series, fan produced or otherwise, to take place outside of our own Earth's galaxy.
The pilot for Odyssey, entitled Iliad, was put to wide release on Saturday, September 22, 2007 and is now freely available on the official website.
According to the creator of Hidden Frontier and Odyssey, Rob Caves, Odyssey will be primarily centered around Lt. Cmdr. Ro Nevin in a loose retelling of Homer's classic story of The Odyssey, set in the 24th century universe of Star Trek.
Ro was involved in numerous episodes of the Star Trek: Hidden Frontier series, and was in the first gay plotlines during the second season of Hidden Frontier. Caves has said that
Kousoku Sentai Turboranger is the thirteenth entry of Toei Company's Super Sentai series. The first Super Sentai title of the Heisei period, it was aired on TV Asahi on February 25, 1989 to February 23, 1990 with a total of 51 episodes. And it was the first series to air on Fridays instead of Saturdays. Its international title in English as listed by Toei is Turbo Rangers.
During its initial run, Turboranger was the 11th Super Sentai and billed as the 10th anniversary title of the Super Sentai series. However, in 1995, Himitsu Sentai Gorenger and J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai officially became the first two Super Sentai series; thus making Turboranger the 13th in the franchise.
Lizzie Dripping was a British television children's programme produced by the BBC in 1973 and 1975. It was written by Helen Cresswell and set in the country village of Little Hemlock, where a young girl, Penelope, with a vivid imagination encounters a local witch whom only she can see and hear. This singular ability is further complicated by the fact that Penelope has established a reputation for being an imaginative liar, making it even more difficult for her to convince others that her witch is real.
Darna is a 2005 drama fantasy action television series based on the Mars Ravelo's fictional character of the same name and a loose adaptation of the 2003 Mars Ravelo's Darna Miniseries by Mango Comics. It aired on Philippine television on GMA and starred top actress Angel Locsin as the iconic superheroine.
It premiered in Filipino homes on April 4, 2005 and ended on November 25, 2005.
The official title of the series is Mars Ravelo's Darna.
Super Twins is a Filipino telefantasya. The series, which used to be a part of GMA Network's First Quarter Explosion and aired on the primetime block, debuted on February 12, 2007. It ended on a cliffhanger on June 1, 2007, which suggests a likely sequel to the series in the near future.
Chikyu Sentai Fiveman is a Japanese Tokusatsu television series. It was TOEI Company Limited's fourteenth installment of the Super Sentai television series. It aired on TV Asahi from March 2, 1990 to February 8, 1991, with a total of 48 episodes. The name given by Toei for international distribution is Sky Rangers.
Gekisou Sentai Carranger is a Japanese tokusatsu television show. It was Toei's twentieth production of the Super Sentai television series. The show was written as a parody of its own series. Its action footage was used in Power Rangers Turbo.
Taiyo Sentai Sun Vulcan is the fifth season in Toei Company's Super Sentai tokusatsu television series. It was broadcast from February 7, 1981 to January 30, 1982 and is the only Super Sentai series to serve as a direct sequel to its previous series and the only all-male super sentai team. Its international English title as listed by Toei is simply Sun Vulcan.