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UFO Robo Grendizer

UFO Robo Grendizer

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: UFO Robo Grandizer, UFO Robot Goldorak
Japanese: UFOロボ グレンダイザー

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 74
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 5, 1975 to Feb 27, 1977
Genres: Mecha, Sci-Fi, Shounen
Duration: 25 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.711 (scored by 1665 users)
Ranked: #9942
Popularity: #3665
Members: 3,150
Favorites: 46
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

Popular Tags

mecha

Synopsis

Duke Fleed is a survivor of the Fleed Planet who is escaped to the Earth, onboard a mysterious "spaceship", where is raised by Dr. Umon as his adoptive son, and known as Daisuke Umon. Years after his arrival, he's faced with the threat of King Vega and his army, who want to conquer the Earth. With his friends Koji and Hikaru (and later his younger sister Maria Grace), Duke decides to fight back using his best weapon - the almighty Grendizer.

Related Anime

Adaptation: UFO Robo Grendizer
Other: UFO Robo Grendizer tai Great Mazinger
Alternative version: Uchuu Enban Dai-Sensou

Characters & Voice Actors

Fleed, Duke
Fleed, Duke
Main
Tomiyama, Kei
Japanese
Tomiyama, Kei
Grace Fleed, Maria
Grace Fleed, Maria
Main
Yoshida, Rihoko
Japanese
Yoshida, Rihoko
Kabuto, Kouji
Kabuto, Kouji
Main
Ishimaru, Hiroya
Japanese
Ishimaru, Hiroya
Makiba, Hikaru
Makiba, Hikaru
Main
Kawashima, Chiyoko
Japanese
Kawashima, Chiyoko

Staff

Katsumata, Tomoharu
Director, Storyboard
Kasai, Osamu
Episode Director, Storyboard
Ishiguro, Noboru
Storyboard
Koorogi '73
Theme Song Performance



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Oct 26, 2009
jotunheim
Grendizer AKA Goldorak or Goldrake is a very special case as it is the very first Japanese animation series to be very successful in many countries (Quebec, Italy, France, central Europe ...) at the beginning of the eighties.

It was because of this anime significant media and commercial success that:
-audience from these countries became aware of what exactly is Japanese animation
-Some parents and some politicians had a negative prejudice over Japanese Animation (people can die? vilains can be good looking? characters can be ambiguous? that was too new to them in animation...)
- nearly all the public and private TV channels enjoyed the read more
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Jul 19, 2010
setogirl2
a very old anime i watched it dubbed when i was barely 4 years old

considering the animation nowadays it`s animation is bad but if you checked all the animations at that time you will see that it`s actually pretty good and better than all the animes at that time

it was dubbed in a lot of languages and i actually doubt you will find the original Japanese one easily if you want it

i checked out the French , English and Arabic dub they were all very good and more importantly easy to understand even for little kids

the story is about read more
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Mar 14, 2011
ThatAnimeSnob
ANIME NOSTALGIA SERIES

This is yet another series made by the infamous time traveler Go Nagai. He proves for the third time how he can go back and forth in time and space and even cleverly hide this ability better than Kira in Death Note. In this series from the future (whose main idea was again never copied in the future) we have the lead robot combining with and separating from a flying saucer. Please notice how there are numerous mecha where the robot turns to a spaceship or is formed from other airships or is even stored inside a bigger spaceship. But none of them read more
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Recommendations

Both are mechs series of super robot whose plot agree that both protagonists are actually princes from other planets who have come to Earth because their planets have been attacked.
Both of them are exceptional super robot series of the 70's that every fan should watch!

Opening Theme

"Tobe! Grendizer (とべ! グレンダイザー)" by Isao Sasaki, Columbia Yurikago Kai

Ending Theme

"Uchuu no Ouja Grendizer (宇宙の王者グレンダイザー)" by Isao Sasaki, Koorogi '73

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