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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


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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Remake of Guyver: Out of Control (1986) See more »


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17 July 2000 | by framer94See all my reviews

The Guyver sets out the story of Aliens that landed on Earth millions of years ago, creating and developing life on Earth. The Chronos corp. set up an acheological dig, and recovered the aliens lost technolodgy to create bio-morthic monsters called "zoanoids." They also acquired 3 individual power units known as "Guyver" that transform the user into a powerful combatant mech. In modern day Tokyo, a test subect escapes from Chronos, Japan, and takes the 3 units with him in ransom to salvage his stolen humanity. During the pursuit of the test zoanoid, a bomb is triguired by him, and blows the units out of sight, at random locations. A young boy called Sho Fukamachi uncovers one, and bonds with it to become "Guyver I." Sho soon finds himself up against Chronos' bio-morthic mutants, and learns that they wont stop pursuing Sho and his loved ones until the units are back in their possession. The Guyver portrays an epic story filled with sorrow, anger, vegeance, and teh struggle to live as a normal "human being." The Guyver is indeed one of the memorable animes ever produced, although people have different tastes, and might disagree with me. The Mech design and armour is beautiful in it's own way, and each episode has crisp, gothic animation. The first six episodes is worth checking out if your into anime, mech, or even Japanese robot shows, but the remaining six is another matter...

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