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Giant Robo

Giant Robo

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Japanese: ジャイアントロボ


Type: Manga
Volumes: 2
Chapters: 39
Status: Finished
Published: May 1967 to Mar 1968
Genres: Action, Mecha
Authors: Yokoyama, Mitsuteru (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Sunday


Score: 6.511 (scored by 117 users)
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Ranked: #139372
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Members: 375
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In the future, the third energy revolution starts with the invention of the Shizuma Drive and humanity celebrates a new era of prosperity. But lurking is the Big Fire, a secret organization that wants world domination. The International Police combating this threat counting with Giant Robo, a giant robot controlled by just a couple: Daisaku Kusama.


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Mar 31, 2018
rvbrick (All reviews)
Giant Robo is one of the few works of legendary mangaka Mitsuteru Yokoyama that has been fan-translated in English, in its entirety. That, combined with my experience with a few "adaptations" of his work, is what lead me to give this, a late 60s, giant robot manga for children, a shot.

The manga was produced alongside the tokusatsu series of the same name (also known as "Johnny Sokko and his Flying Robot"). I'm not aware if the idea was initially made for the toku series, or the other way around, but that's irrelevant.

Giant Robo starts off, surprisingly, very exciting, with great pacing and an initially intriguing read more


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