Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion The Animation

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Synonyms: Transformable Shinkansen Robot Shinkalion
Japanese: 新幹線変形ロボ シンカリオン THE ANIMATION


Type: TV
Episodes: 76
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2018 to Jun 29, 2019
Premiered: Winter 2018
Broadcast: Saturdays at 07:00 (JST)
Producers: Ajia-Do, TBS
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: OLM
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi, KidsKids, MechaMecha
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.821 (scored by 336336 users)
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Ranked: #44402
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Popularity: #8347
Members: 2,844
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Hayato Hayasugi (his last name is a pun on the words for "too fast") and other children will serve as conductors to pilot the Shinkalion. The Shinkalion robots are various models of real-life Japanese bullet trains (shinkansen) that transform into robots to fight an unknown evil to protect the safety and peace of Japan.

The children must work together with the adults of the Shinkansen Ultra Evolution Institute (SUEI) to defeat a monster that looks like a jet black bullet train.

(Source: TBS Global Business)


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Characters & Voice Actors


Ikezoe, Takahiro
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Arai, Nobuyoshi
Episode Director
Yoshida, Tooru
Storyboard, Animation Director, Key Animation


Opening Theme

"Shinka Riron (進化理論)" by BOYS AND MEN

Ending Theme

#1: "Go One Step Ahead" by Keisuke Murakami (eps 2-25, 76)
#2: "I WANNA BE WITH YOU" by TETSUYA (eps 26-38)
#3: "Go Way!" by SILENT SIREN (eps 39-51)
#4: "STARTRAiN" by Amatsuki (eps 52-64)
#5: "START LINE (スタートライン )" by BERRY GOODMAN (eps 65-75)

Jul 1, 2019
iamKetranLang (All reviews)
If you like mecha with good visuals and fun, also for people that want to start mecha, get to have a chance to learn more about Japan and the trains/RAILWAY,there too, you in for some badass knowledge XD, people MUST WATCH this one Shinkansen.

This is like the Yu-Gi-Oh Arc-V of mecha. not your standard thing and more people need to watch both. Both are very FLASHY and has that SPIRIT AND ENERGY !!!!! The ANIMATION of Shinkansen is GODLY during transformation sequence of the Shinkansen trains (bullet trains/super high speed trains) to robots, BEST I'VE SEEN, dude I've seen a lot of robot anime. read more
Apr 7, 2021
TakamakiJoker (All reviews)
I remember when the mecha genre used to be one of the most popular genres in the anime medium.
Around the early 80s to the late 2000s anime studio’s used to produce and release a tone of mecha anime ranging from Gundam, Brave series, Gurren Lagann, Ideon, Macross, Patlabor, Evangelion, etc. A lot of anime fans that grew up around that period loved the mecha genre and the genre helped the industry from crashing down in the early 90s.
Unfortunately, as time went on the mecha genre granted faded out to obscurity thanks to the rise of the isekai and ecchi genres in the 2010 read more
Aug 17, 2020
RushDragears96 (All reviews)
(Spoiler Warning)

Okay, this needs to be addreased first. Kento Shinoyama can be a GOOD writer when it's not Toei's stupidity making him feel misrable.

Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion The Animation is the example of how to make a good kid show once in a life time by having the writer be giving free will.If you're looking for anything deep, this would be it.But take notes I will make you understand why Kento can also screw up sometime when it comes to anime, but not all the time.

Case and Point: Shuriken Sentai Ninninger and Kamen Rider Zi-O

With the Toei staff being beyound terrible from newcomers trying read more

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