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Getter Robo

Getter Robo

Alternative Titles

Japanese: ゲッターロボ

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 17
Status: Finished
Published: Apr 4, 1974 to May 14, 1975
Authors: Nagai, Go (Story & Art), Ishikawa, Ken (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday

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Ranked: #37052
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Popularity: #4468
Members: 1,467
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MangaShounen SundayNagai, Go (Story & Art), Ishikawa, Ken (Story & Art)
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Synopsis

The first Getter Robo series chronologically published 15 years before the rest of the manga. Getter Robo pioneered the idea of the combining and transforming robot.

Millions of years ago, the dinosaurs were driven deep underground due to the sudden arrival of "Getter Rays" on Earth. After evolving into sentient beings, they grew bitter and vengeful at the humans who replaced them on the surface and began plotting their attack on humanity.

Fighting against them is Getter Robo, a machine built by Professor Saotome which uses the mysterious Getter Rays as its power source. Piloting it are three strong-willed young men—the violent martial artist Nagare Ryoma, the psychopathic yet highly intelligent revolutionary Jin Hayato, and the hot-blooded judo master Tomoe Musashi. Each controls one of three specially designed combat jets which can be combined together in different forms to form three different kinds of giant robots: the flying, axe-wielding Getter-1, the quick, drill-wielding Getter-2, and the tough, tank-like Getter-3.

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Characters

Nagare, Ryouma
Nagare, Ryouma
Main
Jin, Hayato
Jin, Hayato
Main
Tomoe, Musashi
Tomoe, Musashi
Main
Professor Saotome
Professor Saotome
Supporting
Saotome, Genki
Saotome, Genki
Supporting
Shikishima
Shikishima
Supporting
Neon
Neon
Supporting


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AniJournal
Jul 3, 2011
Story: The plot is very interesting, and considering the time it was made (In the 70's) it is actually the original thing that inspired many of the popular animations today, such as Transformers. Though this story has a good plot and many twists, it's rather predictable and sterotypical for the modern day reader. You have the villians who yell "Muahahahahahaha!" and tell the world of their evil schemes. Not to mention the series cuts off and you have to obtain the sequal that wasn't made for many years later. In the beginning of the series, the scenes jumped around a lot and it was rather read more
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