The story is set in Japan in the early summer of 2015. 180,000 people live in Tachikawa City, the "second metropolis" of the Tokyo area. Among them are "Gatchaman"—warriors who fight in special reinforced suits powered by "NOTE," the manifestation of special spiritual powers in living beings. A council has scouted a group of individuals with latent powers to protect Earth from alien criminals. In recent years, the council has assigned Gatchaman warriors to deal with the mysterious entity known as "MESS."
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 13, 2013 to Sep 28, 2013
Producers: VAP, Tatsunoko Production, DAX Production, Nippon Television Network Corporation
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older