Shin Getter Robo


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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Shin Getter Robo (2004)
Japanese: 新ゲッターロボ
English: New Getter Robo
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Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 9, 2004 to Sep 10, 2004
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Manga
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, FantasyFantasy, HorrorHorror, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Themes: MechaMecha, MythologyMythology
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Score: 7.361 (scored by 46614,661 users)
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Ranked: #24092
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Popularity: #6136
Members: 11,199
Favorites: 105

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Synopsis

Humanity is under attack by demonic creatures called Oni. Unable to fight back by any other means, the scientist Dr. Saotome creates a series of giant robots that harness the mysterious power of Getter Rays, giving them the strength necessary to fight the Oni. The strongest of these is Getter Robo, and Saotome must enlist three very different men to pilot it - martial artist Ryoma Nagare, criminal leader Hayato Jin, and monk Benkei Musashibou. Together, the Getter Team fights to end the Oni menace forever.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Kawagoe, Jun
Director, Storyboard
Geshi, Yasuhiro
Director, Episode Director
Iwanami, Yoshikazu
Sound Director
Hishida, Masakazu
Episode Director, Storyboard


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"DRAGON" by JAM Project
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Ending Theme

"NO SERENITY" by JAM Project




Reviews

Aug 4, 2010
Unlike Chag, I believe the enjoyment of this series comes not from the preference of Super Robot animes (come on, this is way way better plot-wise than most of the classic TV shows - you don't just diss and rate a show against it's genre) but rather more on how much you know and love the Getter Robo series.

As a person who only sporadically saw Getter Robo and never read the manga especially it's version of Shin Getter Robo (which I've heard was way better), what makes this OVA stand out was that it actually implemented many of the elements from Gunbuster which is one ...
Jul 2, 2008
The original Getter Robo anime and manga by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa were the definitive classics of the 70's. Thirty years later, the original story gets an alternate re-telling in the form of New Getter Robo. The question is, does it live up to the hefty getter name? For the most part, yes.

The story of New Getter Robo is definitely not its forte. Rather than focusing on actual storytelling, the plot mostly just seems like an excuse to pit the three violent and near-psychotic men against legions unfortunate foes. While this may put off some viewers, it does make for plenty of screen time ...
Jan 12, 2021
Mixed Feelings
First, this was my first experience with the Getter Robot series and I didn't read anything about the manga or the 1974 main series.

Getter Robot is one of the most popular fuses and my experience watching the anime was quite satisfactory, despite the series having only 13 episodes I think the ending was interesting.

The animation by Getter Robo reminds me a lot of the cartoon animation of The Big O, despite being inconsistent in some specific moments, the animation in the end managed to please my expectations.

The characters are the strongest point of the work and I really like how they have different personalities, that ...

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