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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
Demographics: KidsKids, ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 7.101 (scored by 3312433,124 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #38532
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #2843
Members: 59,552
Favorites: 283

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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Elementary schooler Ikki Tenryou has just gained his first Medabot: Metabee, an outdated model with no medal.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…

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

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Characters & Voice Actors

Agata, Hikaru

Naitou, Ryou


Suzuki, Masami


Tsuruoka, Satoshi

Junrei, Karin

Sakamoto, Maaya


Ishibashi, Mika


Horikawa, Kenji
Producer, Production Manager
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


Jun 29, 2020
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 ...
Apr 15, 2020
Medabots was an interesting though strange anime to watch. It was enjoyable, but should you watch all 52 Episodes, let's find out. The first season of Medabots, or in other words, the first 26 Episodes of Medabots are deserving of an 8 Overall, but the last 13 which I watched dragged it down to a 7 Overall. The English adaptation of Medabots switched the order of the 52 Episode original Japanese Medabots or Medarot, making 13 Episodes (27-39) unnecessary to watch. They were mostly filler episodes anyways. The last 13 Episodes (40-52) weren't as good or as fulfilling as the ...
May 8, 2017
The best way I can describe Medabots is Pokemon, but with robots instead of Pokemon.
Pokemon: "Gotta catch'em all"
Medabots: "More Medabots, more power"

Story 8/10

Each episode involves Medabee and Ikki robattling a new opponent and occasionally stopping the Rubber Robo Gang and whatever evil plan they have this time. The action scenes are all exciting and fun to watch with different medabots using different weapons and fighting styles and seeing how Ikki finds someway to beat them.

Between the action scenes, the show also has some funny comedy provided by the Rubber Robo Gang and their ridiculous stunts.

One complaint I have with the story ...

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