Change!! Getter Robo: Sekai Saigo no Hi


Getter Robo: Armageddon

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Alternative Titles

English: Getter Robo: Armageddon
Synonyms: Shin Getter Robo: The Last Day, Change!! Getter Robo: The Final Days of the World, Shin Getter Robo: Sekai Saigo no Hi
Japanese: 真(チェンジ!!)ゲッターロボ 世界最後の日

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 25, 1998 to May 25, 1999
Studios: Brain's Base
Source: Unknown
Genres: ActionAction, PsychologicalPsychological, AdventureAdventure, MechaMecha, Sci-FiSci-Fi, HorrorHorror, ShounenShounen
Duration: 25 min. per ep.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)

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Ranked: #10682
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Popularity: #4618
Members: 10,392
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Synopsis

Dr. Saotome returns from the dead after being seemingly murdered by Getter pilot Nagare Ryoma and threatens the world with his ultimate creation: the Shin Dragon. Ryoma reluctantly teams up with his former co-pilots Jin Hayato and Tomoe Mushashi to combat Dr. Saotome. The pilots must also deal with the mysterious Invaders, aliens that have the ability to possess humans and warp their flesh to form hideous creatures.

(Source: Nihon Review)

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Watanabe, Shigeru
Producer
Campbell, Charles
Producer, Recording Engineer, ADR Director
Iwahata, Gouichi
Assistant Producer
Imagawa, Yasuhiro
Episode Director


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Opening Theme

#1: "Ima ga Sono Toki da (This Is the Time)" by Ichiro Mizuki (eps 1-3)
#2: "Heats" by Hironobu Kageyama (eps 4-13)
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Ending Theme

#1: "The Hill of Promise" by Satomi Nakase and Chiemi Chiba (eps 1-3)
#2: "Hurry Up Dream" by Masako Iwanaga (eps 4-12)
#3: "This is the Time, Now!" by Ichiro Mizuki (ep 13)



Jul 24, 2009
Absolutely_Steve (All reviews)
Abridged Review For People Who Don't Like Reading:

Getter Robo Armageddon is a show about giant robots thrashing the shit out of everything with glorious high quality animation. It could also totally kick Jupiter's ass.

Actual Review:

Getter Robo Armageddon - You have to be insane to enjoy this show.

Story

I'm not going to lie to you, the story is awful. It consists of all the typical BS you expect to find in anime and then some. There is incoherent babbling about evolution, a massive explosion that wipes out a good chunk of humanity, the "good guys" saving the Earth from the forces of evil despite the fact that read more
Oct 20, 2012
magmalord (All reviews)
This review will be a bit biased because its from a fan of the manga, so lets dive in. First off I love the art design and animation, better than most OVAs today. Next, the story, while incredibly different from the manga, is really good. A bit preachy about evolution, but the manga is like that too, so they nailed that. The characters are pretty good, and they are given enough time to develop their character throughout. The sound is good, a lot of triumphent music, which isn't anything new for the super robot genre. Overall, every, new or old, read more
Oct 13, 2018
SupremeLord (All reviews)
Darker and edgier reboots are something we have to live with nowadays. The amounts of times that a lighthearted, nostalgic movie gets turned into an ultra gritty one is staggering. But sometimes, maybe that original movie was based on another source, maybe a book, or a comic, which legitimately was dark and gritty. Which was definitely the case with Getter Robo.
The manga is not for the faint of heart, yet its most popular anime adaptation is a standard 1970' mecha anime series. It's fun, sure, but I always wished we would get a more manga accurate take on the franchise. Well, apparently Yasuhiro Imagawa (And read more
Mar 12, 2020
Mantarted (All reviews)
I'm sorry, if you can't understand why this is a fantastic anime, then you're probably not going to understand what exactly MAKES a fantastic anime.
Everything about this, it's the climax of getter robo, it's gritty, hot blooded and so inspiring it spawned TTGL. Everything from HEATS to the end credits, to the very last scene is absolute, 100% what anime SHOULD be like. It makes it really hard to justify this not being one of, if not my favorite anime of all time

The story itself can be a little confusing, but after watching and reading other parts of getter robo, things should fall read more

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