Megas XLR (2004–2005)

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Two teenage slackers find a mecha from the future that had been lying in a New Jersey junkyard for nearly 60 years and make modifications much to the dismay of the robot's attractive creator.

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 Coop / ... (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
Wendee Lee ...
 Kiva / ... (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Jamie / ... (25 episodes, 2004-2005)
Scot Rienecker ...
 Goat / ... (12 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Glorft Commander / ... (11 episodes, 2004-2005)
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 Gorrath / ... (10 episodes, 2004-2005)
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In the future, humanity has been beset by a horde of alien invaders. Kiva, a human soldier, has captured an alien mecha, the Megas, and remodeled it, planning to send it back in time three years to a pivotal battle so that the humans can win the war. Her plan goes awry when the Megas is fired upon in transit, rocketing it at random through time. She pursues it, as does the alien mothership. Curtain up on present day. A slob in New Jersey has discovered the Megas in a pile of garbage. Kiva, having caught up to him, is dismayed to learn that it has been remodeled, its head replaced by a classic muscle car, its controls integrated with video game controllers, making her new (and unfortunate) ally, Coop, the only one capable of piloting the Megas. She must now find a way to repair the Megas' time controller and return to the future, as well as dealing with the various challenges inherent in co-owning the Earth's most destructive piece of hardware... especially since Coop insists that it ... Written by Anonymous

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Every kid needs a giant robot


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Trivia

Jody Schaeffer and George Crstic used to write for MTV's Downtown wich is where they got the character Goat. This could explain the destruction of the MTV logo in each episode. See more »

Quotes

Coop: I got one word for you, pal: "Game over!"
KivaJamie: [in unison] Two words.
Coop: Whatever.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, the Cartoon Network logo opens to reveal Megas opening fire with his blasters, and one blast ricochets and knocks him down. See more »

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Featured in Anime Abandon: Top 20 Greatest Giant Robots (2013) See more »

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A Good American Anime-que Show
17 May 2004 | by (Pensacola, Florida) – See all my reviews

This is a pretty good show. I like it a lot. In the year 2300+ the Earth is taking over by an alien race named the Glorbs. The Earth resistance fighters stole an prototype robot from the Glorbs and planned to use against them, but the Glorbs caught on to this and came after the robot. The new plan was to send the robot back in time at the beginning of the war to change the outcome of the future. But something went wrong and the robot. The robot was sent to the 1930s and ended up in a junkyard. Now in the present a dude name Coop found the robot all bang up. He bought the robot for $2 and fixed it up not knowing its real purpose. Soon after the resistance fight who stole the robot, Kiva came back to the present to demand the robot back and so did the Glorbs. Kiva wanted the robot back, but Coop had fixed the robot in a way that Kiva could no longer pilot it. Now Coop must pilot the robot and defeat the Glorbs to save the future.

This show is blend of American and Anime animation. Which, to me works pretty well. I'll put it like this. Its Anime with American attitude.


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