Kyodai Shishin Robot: Si Xiang Machine (Kanji: 巨大四神ロボット シジャンマシーン) is a 1998 mecha anime produced by Studio XYZ and aired on NHK.

Kyodai Shishin Robot: Si Xiang Machine was the studio's first anime to make use of 3D computer graphics, provided by their then-recently opened XYZ Computer Works division.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

The series revolves around giant robots modeled after the Four Symbols of chinese mythology, piloted simultaneously by a male and a female pilots.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Male Pilots[edit | edit source]

  • Yūji Ueda as Ryūji, the male pilot of the Seiryū.
  • Kazuhiko Inoue as Kaibō, the male pilot of the Suzaku.
  • Shigeru Nakahara as Tokio, the male pilot of the Byakkō.
  • Keiji Fujiwara as Junya, the male pilot of the Genbu.

Female Pilots[edit | edit source]

  • Omi Minami as Miyo, Ryūji's sister and the female pilot of the Seiryū.
  • Mayumi Tanaka as Shirley, a ganguro girl and the female pilot of the Suzaku.
    • A running gag involves Shirley unsuccessfully attempting to romance Kaibō.
  • Miki Itō as Motoka, Tokio's girlfriend and the female pilot of the Byakkō.
  • Miki Narahashi as Junko, Junya's little sister and the female pilot of the Genbu.

Other Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Unshō Ishizuka as General Kōryū, the mentor to the pilots.

Theme Songs[edit | edit source]

Opening[edit | edit source]

  1. "Meguru Kisetsu wo Koete" (めぐる季節を越えて, Beyond the Season) by FIELD OF VIEW
    Lyrics and Composition by Yūya Asaoka
    Arrangement by FIELD OF VIEW and Daisuke Ikeda

Ending[edit | edit source]

  1. "Collision and Improvisation" by Pizzicato Five
    Composition and Arrangement by Yasuharu Konishi
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