Zoids

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Zoids Classic, Zoids: Chaotic Century, Zoids: Guardian Forces
Japanese: ゾイド
English: Zoids
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Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 67
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 4, 1999 to Dec 23, 2000
Premiered: Fall 1999
Broadcast: Saturdays at 18:00 (JST)
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: VIZ Media
Studios: Xebec
Source: Other
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, ComedyComedy, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.361 (scored by 2644226,442 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #24232
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #3116
Members: 50,765
Favorites: 280

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Synopsis

In a remote desert on the Planet Zi, a boy named Van discovers an abandoned, dilapidated facility. Inside, he finds an opaque cocoon that breaks on its own, and a dinosaur-like robot known as an "Organoid" emerges from the shell. Van names the creature Zeke and claims it for himself, but a group of bandits come after him to seize the Organoid. The bandits are equipped with "Zoids," beast-like mechanical units that are used for combat. Van is able to fend off his pursuers by reviving and fusing with an old Zoid dubbed the "Shield Liger."

Van returns to the facility with Zeke in tow and finds a new cocoon. He is ecstatic that he may have obtained another Organoid, but when the cocoon breaks, a girl emerges from it instead. Unaware of her origins, the girl only remembers that her name is Fiona and that she has to locate an object called the "Zoid Eve." Determined to solve the mystery behind her existence, Fiona ventures out alongside Van and Zeke to uncover what the Zoid Eve truly is. The trio runs across many friends and foes in their adventure, encountering various dangers and experiencing slices of light-heartedness as they travel.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Irvine

Supporting
Fujiwara, Keiji
Japanese

Schubaltz, Karl

Supporting
Ueda, Yuuji
Japanese

Reese

Supporting
Hidaka, Noriko
Japanese

Moonbay

Supporting
Watanabe, Kumiko
Japanese

Shadow

Supporting
Suzuki, Takuma
Japanese

Staff

Kato, Takao
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director


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"Wild Flowers" by RAMAR
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Ending Theme

#02: "Chase" by Develop=Frame
#03: "Into Yourself" by Transtic Nerve
#04: "Your Song" by Earth
1: "Song for..." by Dear




Reviews

Mar 4, 2024
I'm hoping for a remake of this anime, with the same voice actors and art style.

A really cool childhood anime, when I come home from school I always watch this anime.

I recommend this anime, it has an interesting storyline, the characters are very suitable for each of them.
Even though there are quite a lot of episodes, they are not filled with unclear trash stories, unlike other anime which have hundreds of episodes but most of them are filled with trash and useless stories.

Sometimes it is also filled with comedy which is quite funny, so it doesn't make you bored when watching it.
Epic and tense battle. ...
Dec 9, 2012
Mixed Feelings
Preliminary (34/67 eps)
Do note that my thoughts in this review focus more on the first half to Chaotic Century that I had rewatched recently and do not include anything coming from the second half of the series, Guardian Force. With that said, onto the review:

Nostalgia can be quite the strange little thing at times. Sometimes, it can make you think of times that you believe were better than they are now. Other times, you may have rose-coloured glasses on how you believed certain things were when you were younger. The latter was the case for me when I seen Zoids: Chaotic Century ten years ago on Toonami. ...
May 6, 2019
Seriously, how do I keep coming back to these Studio Xebec shows? They've produced so much over the years, and some of it is actually decent, but not this one. Zoids (Chaotic Century if you're American) had a huge amount of potential, but was completely watered down with flat visuals, a bloated cast of shallow characters, and way too many episodes of what amount to filler.

This show had all the ingredients to be one of my favorites. It follows all of my stupid rules to make a great mecha show:
-It keeps the same theme song throughout
-There's a robot battle in every episode
-The robots are in ...

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