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Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor 

Kyôshoku sôkô Guyver (original title)
Sho and his friend Tetsurou stumble upon an odd alien artifact while walking through the woods. Then, the alien artifact breaks free of its metallic bonds and enters Sho's body, turning him... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Takeshi Kusao ...  Sho Fukamachi 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Yûko Mizutani Yûko Mizutani ...  Mizuki Segawa 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Kôzô Shioya Kôzô Shioya ...  Tetsuro Segawa 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Hideyuki Tanaka ...  Agito Makishima 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Steve Blum ...  Agito Makishima 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Melissa Fahn ...  Mizuki Segawa 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Tom Fahn ...  Sho Fukamachi 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Victor Garcia Victor Garcia ...  Tetsuro Segawa 12 episodes, 1989-1992
Hirotaka Suzuoki ...  Masaki Murakami 6 episodes, 1990-1992
Marvyn Byrkett Marvyn Byrkett ...  Dr. Balcus 6 episodes, 1990-1992
Susan Byrkett Susan Byrkett ...  Secretary 6 episodes, 1990-1992
Steve Cassling Steve Cassling ...  Masaki Murakami 6 episodes, 1990-1992
Hal Cleaveland Hal Cleaveland ...  Narrator 6 episodes, 1990-1992
Seizô Katô Seizô Katô ...  Dr. Hamilcar Barcas 6 episodes, 1990-1992
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Sho and his friend Tetsurou stumble upon an odd alien artifact while walking through the woods. Then, the alien artifact breaks free of its metallic bonds and enters Sho's body, turning him into the Guyver. With this new power, Sho must do battle with the evil Chronos corporation and their genetically enhanced Zoanoids, who seek to get the Guyver back into their labs. No one close to Sho is safe from Chronos. He must fight.

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25 September 1989 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Guyver: Bio-Booster Armor See more »

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(12 episodes)
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Guyver!! Another Me
Performed by Katsumi Yamaura
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The best version of Guyver
5 February 1999 | by mrsatanSee all my reviews

This version blows away the earlier Guyver anime and the lame American versions. The most accurate to the original manga. High school kid Sho Fukamachi comes across the Guyver unit. It allows him to merge with an alien symbiont that turns him into a living weapon. Chronos, an evil organization comprised of humans altered into "Zoanoid" bio-monsters, wants the Guyver unit back with them. This show has cool characters fighting genetically engineered monsters, with nifty tricks like Bio-Lasers, etc. (Not stupid Urotsukidoji-esque demons!) The bad guys are a pre-X-Files global conspiracy that our heroes, mere high school students, must struggle against. The thing I love about this show that I never see mentioned is the ongoing theme of "don't trust anyone over 30" that seems to be present. With a few exceptions, the series' adults are all evil!


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