Giant Robo Gaiden Ginrei

Giant Robo: Ginrei Special

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Synonyms: Giant Robo: Gin-Rei Special, GinRei: The Animation
Japanese: ジャイアントロボ外伝 GinRei 銀鈴
English: Giant Robo: Ginrei Special
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 3
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Feb 20, 1994 to Feb 21, 1995
Producers: Bandai Visual
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi, EcchiEcchi
Themes: MechaMecha, ParodyParody, Super PowerSuper Power
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.111 (scored by 17391,739 users)
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Ranked: #94942
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Popularity: #8422
Members: 5,180
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In episode one, Ginrei's dress is stolen, only to be used to fool the enemy. The second episode deals with a giant robot made exactly in her image. Finally, the third episode concerns Tetsugyu and Ginrei investigating a lost research team in a "wild west" desert setting.

(Source: ANN)


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Characters & Voice Actors

Murasame, Kenji

Mikimoto, Yuji


Wakamoto, Norio

Chuujou, Shizuo

Kayumi, Iemasa



Doujin, Issei

Aono, Takeshi


Imagawa, Yasuhiro
Director, Script
Yokote, Michiko
Iida, Umanosuke
Mori, Takeshi


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Ending Theme

"Makyou no Paris -Arbeit to Iwan- (魔橋のパリ -アルベルトとイワン-)" by Yousuke Akimoto and Yasuyoshi Hara


Nov 5, 2008
Some may disagree, but I actually enjoyed this (the first two episodes at least) more than the actual OVA itself.

I think the reason why is because the whole Giant Robo story is pretty ridiculous just on the face of it. So approaching it from a more comedic stance fits it much better. This spin-off takes place somewhere in between the OVA and includes copious amounts of crude humor and fanservice. I suppose it was also less misleading and more focused since it was just being generally silly and having more fun with the stories. There were parts where I actually laughed out loud. It ...
Jul 1, 2016
Giant Robo: The Day the Earth Stood Still was a 90s OVA. It was awesome. It was the good old days. It was an homage to the legendary Mitsuteru Yokoyama, one of manga's earliest icons. Unlike what you'd expect, it wasn't a mecha anime so much as an old-fashioned Japanese superhero anime, a kind of style that's gone to the wayside with the advent of fight shonen anime. The titular Giant Robo appears for a fraction of the OVA's time and is mainly a symbol for both Yokoyama's legacy and Japan itself, as made obvious by its patterned design. Yokoyama himself created the first giant ...
Oct 28, 2012
I'll do a short overview of this special then review each episode individually since they're all standalone.

Story: 3/10
Art: 7/10
Sound: 7/10
Characters: 1/10
Enjoyment: 3/10

Overall: 4/10

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