Robot Taekwon is a Robot that was built by a super-heroic team so it could help them fight monsters that have been destroying the world. So it's up to Robot Taekwon and some heroes to become saviours of the world.

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Yeong-ok Kim ...
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Do-young Song ...
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Robot Taekwon is a Robot that was built by a super-heroic team so it could help them fight monsters that have been destroying the world. So it's up to Robot Taekwon and some heroes to become saviours of the world.

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24 July 1976 (South Korea)  »

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Voltar the Invincible  »

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Followed by Robot Taekwon V: Wooju jakjeon (1976) See more »

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Korean anime classic
6 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

Think about it, Robot Taekwon V is what you get when you combine Superheroes, Kaiju Eiga and Ultraman (though Taekwon was made a year before Ultraman).

Quite an interesting and innovative anime. It follows a gang of youths finding a Giant Robot that could adapt in any environment and can be used as a tool for keeping the galaxy at peace. Alongside that, sometimes the gang in charge of Taekwon V can unknowingly summon outside forces to aid them in fighting anything that is evil or corrupt.

Sure, it may sound basic right now, but I am going to be nice and not spoil anything. Though Tetsujin nijû-hachi gô/Gigantor started the giant robot anime category, Robot Taekwon boosted the genre even more, since Japanese Monsters/Kaiju are popular in Korea as well (talk about a co-incidence, Kuk-Dong and Seki Trading company distribute and occasionally work with the Japanese companies Toho and Toei).

If you can find any Taekwon V anime, GET IT! And even to this day, Robot Taekwon V anime series and movies are being made! Talk about high profile.


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