Robot Taekwon V

Voltar the Invincible

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Japanese: 로보트 태권 V
English: Voltar the Invincible
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 24, 1976
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Source: Unknown
Genre: ActionAction
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 1 hr. 16 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 4.651 (scored by 267267 users)
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Ranked: #128222
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Dr. Kaff (or Dr. Cops; 카프 박사 in Korean), an evil scientist bent on world domination, creates an army of giant robots to kidnap world-class athletes and conquer the world. To fight off this attack, Dr. Kim creates Robot Taekwon V. Kim Hoon, the taekwon-do champion eldest son of Dr Kim, pilots Robot Taekwon V either mechanically or through his physical power by merging his taekwon-do movements with the robot. Comic relief is provided by Kim Hoon's younger buddy, elementary school student Kim Cheol.

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Oct 23, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Ah, such fond memories. Taekwon V is one of the first mecha movies I watched as a little kid and I must say I was thrilled with its fast pacing and almost non-stop action. It was the late 80’s, television was full of kid stuff, and dubbed VHS were pouring in from all sides with all sorts of animated stories the videoclubs never bothered to categorize properly.

I didn’t know it back then but turns out Taekwon V is actually on of the earliest Korean anime-style rip-offs. The similarities to Mazinger Z are more than obvious (just look at the ship entering the head) but copyrights ...
Jun 15, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Disclaimer: This is a review of what I could find of the western adaptation of "Robot Teakwon V", Voltar the Invincible. which seems to be edited down and possibly incomplete, seeing as is under and hour and ends almost mid-sentence, though it does tell a complete story. There might be a spoiler though spoiler is an ambiguous term so its not my fault, nothing is.

Story: Billy Future is a karate champ who's dad is a robot scientist, and when the worlds put in danger by a former mad scientist colleague of his father, Billy pilots Voltar to stop the mad scientist ...
Dec 25, 2018
In the world of animation, there's the concept of the "Terribad" anime. That is, an anime show or series that is *so* bad, that it's actually entertaining to watch. The mere act of making fun of it while watching it provides enjoyment. (It's the same principle that drives shows like MST3K)

First off, let's not forget that this movie is culturally very important, as one of the earliest popular Korean animated movies that went on to become a widely loved hit within the country with many sequels. We can recognize and honor that history, while at the same ...

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