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Medabots: :  -- 10 year old Ikki Tenrio has always dreamed about becoming a top-ranked medafighter and now that he has his own medabot he can finally pursue his lifelong dream.
Medabots: :  -- 10 year old Ikki Tenrio has always dreamed about becoming a top-ranked medafighter and now that he has his own medabot he can finally pursue his lifelong dream.

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Release Date:
1 September 2001 (USA) See more »
Plot:
10-year-old Ikki Tenrio has always dreamed about becoming a top-ranked medafighter, and now that he has his own medabot he can finally pursue his dream. Full summary »
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 23)
Laurent Vernin ... Dr. Eugene Aki (19 episodes, 1999-2004)

Dwayne Hill ... Various (17 episodes, 1999-2004)

Julie Lemieux ... Brass / ... (8 episodes, 2003)

Terry McGurrin ... Coach Mountain / ... (4 episodes, 1999)
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Series Directed by
Tensai Okamura (2 episodes, 1999)
 
Series Writing credits
Shelley Hoffman (16 episodes, 2001-2004)
Robert Pincombe (16 episodes, 2001-2004)

Ken Cuperus (unknown episodes)
Danny DiTata (unknown episodes)
Robert Tinkler (unknown episodes)
Jeremy Winkels (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Kenji Horikawa .... line producer (17 episodes, 1999-2004)

Jaelyn Galbraith .... line producer (unknown episodes)
Jocelyn Hamilton .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Michael Hirsh .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Stephen Hodgins .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Patrick Loubert .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Michelle Melanson .... supervising producer (unknown episodes)
Clive A. Smith .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Toper Taylor .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Daniel Fernandez (unknown episodes)
Jack Procher (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Toshihisa Koyama (17 episodes, 1999-2004)
 
Series Art Department
George Peter Gatsis .... graphic designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Jamie Sulek .... sound re-recording mixer (15 episodes, 2002-2004)

Michael Mancuso .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Geoff Raffan .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Animation Department
Yutaka Nakamura .... key animator (2 episodes, 2002)
 
Series Music Department
Martin Kucaj .... composer: theme music (17 episodes, 1999-2004)

Martin Kutaj .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
Mia Sheard .... composer: theme music (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Jennifer Hill .... production coordinator (3 episodes, 2002)

Dan Mokriy .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Merle-Anne Ridley .... voice director (unknown episodes)
 

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Iki:I hate crowds. Somebody's not wearing deodorant.See more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Gotta love it!, 23 September 2004
Author: Ferry Rudolph from Zutphen, The Netherlands

About a year I came across this show. I am a person who watches pretty much everything if I got nothing to do. But I soon found that I rather liked this show.

Unlike most Japanese shows it does not try to sell a product (Yu-Gu-Oh!). Sure there are the Medabots toys but the show never indicated that. It could have been just another cartoon which did not even have a toyline to support.

The story is great. Ikki a young boy who has always wanted a Medabot finds an medal in a river and buys an outdated Medabot which he names Metabee. But Metabee is a little different than Ikki wanted because he has attitude and will not obey Ikki.

But over time the two develop a friendship and that will help them face every challenge and the people who want to steal Metabee's rare medal.

I love the show because it has great characters and a lot of humor. The characters are well done and are nice and distinct. Ikki could have been better because he is the typical arrogant kid (think Pokemon's Ash) but that changes slowly as well.

But Metabee is great and so is Rokusho another of my favorites. And who could forgetb Mr. Referee? I also liked how the French Team was depicted in the final episodes with the World Robattle. They tried to win with cheating which is so realistic. So French.

In all this show is a must see! Try it for yourself, you will not be disappointed!

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