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Chuck "Dark-Side" Williamson
According to Yasuhiro Imagawa, the series was influenced by Chinese "wuxia" tales (martial arts adventures with superhuman fighters) and "jiang hu" tales (which feature clashes between clans and revolutionary plots), and The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) (a world of incredible characters). See more »
Remember, you don't command Robo, you fight with him, side by side
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Giant Robo has to be one of the best Anime series out there.
Giant Robo actually takes you to another time and place, where everything is different and every single person has there own idea of whats going on. It's an awesome commntary about the world that works even better now (2001) because of out energy crisis and our lack of leadership.
I've watched Giant Robo a million times and while I know who's suppose to be the good guys and bad guys, there's just so much involved that you loose sight of who's right and who's wrong, everybody's ideas make since, they all seem to be trying to save the world. Sure there are a few loose cannons that have no control, but our leads, who's right?
If you want to be a real nerd (which isn't a bad thing), watch this with friends and see the conversations it sparks.
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