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Alternative Titles

Japanese: メダロット
English: Medabots
Spanish: Medabots
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Type: TV
Episodes: 52
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 2, 1999 to Jun 30, 2000
Premiered: Summer 1999
Broadcast: Fridays at 18:00 (JST)
Studios: Bee Train
Source: Game
Genres: AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.071 (scored by 3077330,773 users)
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Ranked: #36052
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2559
Members: 54,083
Favorites: 247

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Medabots—powerful robots granted artificial intelligence through special "medals"—serve at the whims of their owner. They are more commonly used in "Robbatling," a popular combat sport where two medabots face off against one another. In its professional form, Medafighters use their Medabots to qualify for the World Tournament and fight amongst the elite to gain the title of champion.

Elementary schooler Ikki Tenryou has just gained his first Medabot: Metabee, an outdated model with no medal. Fortunately, however, Ikki manages to find a medal in the nearby river; but when Ikki places it into Metabee's head, the latter starts to exhibit strange behaviour. Short-tempered and rebellious, he refuses to obey Ikki's orders. However, to climb the ranks to the World Tournament, Ikki and Metabee must first learn to work together, no matter how difficult the prospect may seem…

[Written by MAL Rewrite]


The anime combines the details and plot of the first two video games into the adaptation.

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Characters & Voice Actors




Suzuki, Masami


Tsuruoka, Satoshi


Ishibashi, Mika


Yamazaki, Shigenori


Horikawa, Kenji
Okamura, Tensai
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard
Imaishi, Hiroyuki
Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation, Animation Director
Kamiyama, Kenji
Episode Director, Storyboard


Opening Theme

Apple Music
Amazon Music
Youtube Music
"Chie to Yuuki da! Medarotto (Wisdom and Courage! Medarot)" by Takeuchi Junko

Ending Theme

"Yappari Kimi ga Suki! (Still I Love You!)" by Sendai Eri

May 22, 2011
Nyron (All reviews)
Okay guys, let's talk about Medabots, the American consumerist Super robot competition series. I'll start by saying this: Fuck Yeah Medabots.

This is a show that stands the test of time against all odds. Other toy marketing series like Beyblade, B-Damon and Bakugan were ephemeral things, they existed just to push their products and then were forgotten immediately as soon as a new thing popped up. That's because the shows sucked. They had no heart, no personality. Other franchise series like the old seasons of YuGiOh, Pokemon and Duel Masters, however, are remembered fondly by the people who watched them so many years ago. That's because read more
Aug 9, 2015
TheBrainintheJar (All reviews)
This is a show where one of the bad guys’ schemes is to redesign every house in a city. They wreck the house and rebuild as a Moai, a Pinocchio or a ukulele.

A little introduction so you’ll know what we’re talking about.

It can be scary to revisit an old childhood favorite. We’re easily impressed when we’re young because we haven’t experienced much. The first chocolate always tastes great, but it becomes ordinary the more types you try. Old favorites can have something cool in them, like battles and explosions but after a few years they made you glad you’ve grown.

I am a critical man who read more
Dec 6, 2012
Shaja (All reviews)
I like medabots a lot, it was a fun concept. Robots with interchangeable parts you win off people. I had so many questions about this show when i was younger, like why anyone would let there kids gamble with expensive robot parts they payed for or they'd let kids play with robots that have live ammunition. As a adult all i could think about is how much gang warfare musta advanced.

Anyway onto the review, medabots was a show designed to move merchandise but it kept a actual plot which was nice and it wasn't silly like shoot beads or spinning tops that suddenly got faster. read more
Jun 29, 2020
Sachoza (All reviews)
When i grew up, it was that time when Pokemon and metabots became a thing in Europe, and i easily felt for them both.

Despite they have the same story structure, i honestly preferred metabots a little bit more. There was action in it, they managed to keep up the entertainment, and even if there was, it didn't feel like there were any fillers. And the characters in the fillers had a comeback in the end, so maybe they weren't fillers, just randomly ep to get more characters in the end.

Now that i'm older and i re-watched it, i got a more clear read more

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