Grandizer (1975–1977)
"UFO robo: Gurendaizâ" (original title)

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Escaping from Vega's evil forces, the young Prince of planet Fleed leaves his destroyed homeland aboard the UFO Robot Grendizer, a powerful war machine, and makes it to Earth. Rescued by a ... See full summary »

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Hiroya Ishimaru ...
 Kôji Kabuto (1 episode, 1975)
Chiyoko Kawashima ...
 Makiba Hikaru (1 episode, 1975)
Ken'ichi Ogata ...
 Brackky (1 episode, 1975)
Kei Tomiyama ...
 Daisuke Umon / ... (1 episode, 1975)
Jôji Yanami ...
 Dr. Genzo Umon (1 episode, 1975)
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Escaping from Vega's evil forces, the young Prince of planet Fleed leaves his destroyed homeland aboard the UFO Robot Grendizer, a powerful war machine, and makes it to Earth. Rescued by a bright scientist and fellow earthlings, he fights the saucers and robots sent by Vega, who plans to seize the mighty Grendizer and conquer the whole universe, or destroy it either. Written by Luis Pero

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Introduced Japanese anime to young French TV viewers in the late 1970s. The success was so phenomenal that it became a matter of concern for parents unsettled by the certain amount of violence displayed in the show. Later on however, the success was confirmed by several other imported series of the same type. See more »

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Follows TranZor Z (1972) See more »

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Uchuu no Ouja Grendizer
(Ending song)
Music by Shunsuke Kikuchi
Arrangements by Ken-Ichiro Morioka
Lyrics by Kougo Hotomi
Performed by Isao Sasaki
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Goldorak
29 April 2000 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

This bland robot show (which aired as 'Goldorak' as I remember it) lacked the amorality, female nudity and blood splattering violence of 'Albator, le corsair de l'espace'(another children's cartoon on French tv in Canada at the time) -- thus it was less interesting to young boys in my grade.

Interestingly, the Quebec courts passed a law in 1999 forbidding parents from naming their child 'Goldorak.' I'm not making this up.


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