Kyoushoku Soukou Guyver (2005)

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Guyver: The Bio-boosted Armor
Japanese: 強殖装甲ガイバー


Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 6, 2005 to Feb 18, 2006
Premiered: Summer 2005
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: Imagine
Licensors: ADV Films, Funimation
Studios: OLM
Source: Manga
Genres: AdventureAdventure, Sci-FiSci-Fi, ShounenShounen
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.261 (scored by 74857,485 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #25082
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3674
Members: 17,753
Favorites: 155
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Sho Fukamachi, a normal teenager accidentally found an alien object called Unit and thus, changed his life forever. The Unit bonded with Sho, resulting in an incredibly powerful life-form called Guyver. With this great power, Sho battles the mysterious Chronos organization and it's Zoanoids, in order to protect his friends and his world. Unknown to Sho, the battle against Chronos will lead to the discovery of the origins of human, their destiny, and the Creators...

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Characters & Voice Actors


Akiyama, Katsuhito
Watanabe, Jun
Sound Director
Nigorikawa, Atsushi
Episode Director
Ueda, Kouji
Episode Director


Opening Theme

"Waiting For..." by Yo Reiri

Ending Theme

"Cotton Candy" by Bonnie Pink

Mar 2, 2008
TemplarXIII (All reviews)
What is the reason of our existence? Do there exist beings that reside in a higher plane of existence? Is our fate beyond our control? Ah, the famous questions that are usually asks not only in anime; but in stories and philosophical works as well. Bio Booster Armor Guyver takes these questions and steers them towards a " road less traveled", id est, from the more conventional methods of using divinity as a foreground to answer such questions.

Indeed, the existence of other sentient beings does play a major factor in this. The story was quite unique, because when I watched it, Guyver invoked such read more
Dec 19, 2009
JuicyBuddha (All reviews)
There was a time, in anime, when men were men, and they had huge swords and guns with which to leave bloody trails of corpses in their wake. Indeed, the Guyver series is one such anime, and in ages past it flew far in the firmament of ultraviolence into territories known by such classics as Ninja Scroll and Akira.

The remake brings Guyver up to modern standards as far as animation and sound are concerned, but otherwise it is deliciously old school in many respects. You'll find no moe lolis or tsunderes here, just a good old fashioned story about a boy and his biomechanical robot read more
Apr 8, 2009
ParaParaJMo (All reviews)
If you're strongly familiar with Kamen Rider when watching this anime, you'll notice a lot of similarities with the plot elements. And it is not coincidence because the original manga-ka, Yoshiki Takaya, was influenced by Kamen Rider. But despite that, a lot of traits in Guyver are still distinctively unique, original, and engaging.

The beginning of this anime will be repetitive in some aspects, but I feel it is for the right reasons. At times, Cronos will try to kidnap Tetsuro and Mizuki to lure out Sho in almost the first 12 or so episodes, but like I said, the reasons are legitimate since it's read more
Apr 6, 2015
Luquillo (All reviews)
Several fans of the original Guyver hated this series without giving it a chance. However, I welcomed the very much needed change. This version which is considered The New Guyver far surpasses the original in many ways. There were numerous elements that had room for plenty of improvement and it succeeded on improving in some areas. Most noticeably is definitely the animation, characters, dropped story elements, and better use of plot devices.

The animation is very good, the fights are very brutal and stylish; a good portion of the fight scenes are fluid and aren't downplayed into unseen action. The character designs for both the Guyver read more

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