Giant Robo

Rating: 4½ Rampage

Synopsis:
In the near future, humanity has been granted cheap energy in the form of the Shizuma Drive. This has ushered in a new era of prosperity known as Third Energy Revolution. Behind the scenes, a struggle between Good and Evil still goes on as personified by the International Police Organization and Big Fire. To aid in the struggle against evil, the IPO have a great robot known as Giant Robo. A young boy named Kusama Daisuku controls Giant Robo and there is some mystery behind him. The OVA series explores Daisuku and his friends as characters against the backdrop of a major plot involving the Shizuma Drive. It successfully combines the atmosphere and design of 1960's anime and those grand plotlines with modern animation techniques.

Review:
Needs to be seen to be believed. Visually, itís incredible. The story is very unique, and covers a lot of ground. The character development is top notch. One of the best ever, and not to be missed.

Availability:
Available subbed or dubbed from Manga Entertainment.