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Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_1'); })UFO Robot Grendizer (UFOロボ·グレンダイザー, UFO Robo Gurendaizā, sometimes romanized as UFO Robo Grendizer), known alternately by the names Grandizer, Goldorak and Goldrake, is a Super Robot Genre Mecha Show anime and manga created by Go Nagai, and the final series in the Mazinger trilogy, (chronologically set after Mazinger Z and Great Mazinger). It was broadcast on Japanese television from October 5, 1975, to February 27, 1977, and lasted 74 episodes. Three manga versions were produced, one of them written by Go Nagai and the others by Gosaku Ota and Eiji Imamichi.Kouji Kabuto, hero of the the wars against Dr. Hell and the Mykene Empire, returns to Japan after a short stay overseas and arrives at the Makiba Ranch to meet Prof. Umon and talk with him about the recent trend of UFO sightings in Japan. There he meets the Makiba family and Daisuke, Dr. Umon's son, who comes across as a weird, lonely and taciturn boy. To add to the weirdness, when Kouji expresses his desire to make First Contact with intelligent alien lifeforms, Daisuke warns him that he can not be sure that the aliens he intends to meet are friendly.Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_2'); })Later, Kouji goes to meet an alien fleet that is hovering over the nearest city, but when he tries to communicate with them, he finds out... that no, they are not friendly. However he is rescued by an unknown Humongous Mecha that easily destroys the hostile fleet. Kouji right away suspects that Daisuke is the pilot. When he confronts Daisuke and Prof. Umon about it, they explain the next history.A while ago, the Vega homeworld became unstable and fell into ruin due to its inhabitants overmining and overexploiting Vegatron, a powerful radioactive ore. Seeking to find another planet to settle on, King Vega's armies started attacking and conquering neighbor worlds, like planet Fleed, a highly advanced but peaceful and idyllic world. The Vegan Alliance easily succeeded on taking over the planet, but the Vegatron bombs that they used to annihilate the Fleedian army and cities turned the planet into an inhabitable radioactive wasteland.Advertisement:propertag.cmd.push(function() { proper_display('tvtropes_mobile_ad_3'); })The Fleedian Royal Family got murdered, but Crown Prince Duke Fleed managed stealing Grendizer, a Humongous Mecha built by the Vegan army using planet Fleed's resources to spearhead their next conquests (or depending on the version, the embodiment of the Fleedian god of war that the Vegans had seized before the war broke out) and escaping. Grendizer guided him towards Earth, and Duke was found by Prof. Umon, who took him in like his son and assisted him in hiding Grendizer. Taking the identity of Daisuke Umon, Duke started working in the ranch and tried leading a normal life, forgetting his past.However the coming of the Vegan Alliance is about to put an end to his peaceful life. Duke hates war and fighting, he likes his new life and he just wants to be normal, but if he does not fight his adoptive world will become another poisoned Crapsack World. And if he ran and abandoned his home again, he would be unable to stand it (he already got a pretty severe Heroic BSoD due to leaving Fleed).He ran away once. NEVER AGAIN.Grendizer was well-received in countries like France, Italy, Canada (in French), the Middle East, Greece and Russia (but not in Japan, and in countries in which the previously two series were broadcasted first, due to the differences in concept and story). When it was shown in the US, it was Macekred into Grandizer as part of the Force Five syndication block. Two episodes of Grandizer were released on VHS in America; it is otherwise hard to get in the US.Character Sheet is now in construction.
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Dirty Coward
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Dirty Coward: Emperor Vega tend to lose his coolness, get frightened and run away when someone is aiming a gun to his head.
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Card-Carrying Villain
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Card-Carrying Villain: Vega's homeworld was dying cause the overexploitation of a rare radioactive mineral called vegatron. Big Bad King Vega started his campaign of conquest through the galaxy because he needed to find a suitable world to settle their people on (and because he was a power-hungry bastard). His Co-Dragons followed him out of loyalty to him or to the Empire, and some of them were Well Intentioned Extremists, but Barados... Good Lord, Barados was pointlessly cruel and he committed atrocities as laughing: deliberately murdering women and children to exterminate a planet's population, taking hostages to blackmail his enemies with and then killing them in a horrible way... Let's tell than The Hero Duke told that was the only Vegan he could not forgive and when he died, no Vegan higher-up missed him.
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Evil vs. Evil
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Evil vs. Evil: In the Gosaku Ota chapters, King Vega killed Emperor of Darkness, Big Bad of the former series (Great Mazinger). Pretty fun, King Vega not only did it because he was a potential competitor -since he also wanted to Take Over the World-, but also because Emperor of Darkness was wanting to ally with the heroes to overthrow him.
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Brainwashed and Crazy
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In a manga story, Duke has to fight brainwashed Kouji and Tetsuya. Meanwhile, Hikaru laments that there is no way that peace can result from that battle, not matter who wins.
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"Well Done, Son!" Guy: Subverted. Minister Zuril had a son was obsessed with proving his worth to his father, even jeopardizing his life. However, Zuril was proud of him and tried to make him aware of that fact and he did not want him risking his life. Unfortunately, his son did not listen. He kept being obsessed with earning his father's approval, and finally he commited a Heroic Sacrifice to save his father's life. Zuril became very cold and fatalistic because it.
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The Worf Effect
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The Worf Effect: Kouji Kabuto had been The Hero for two Humongous Mecha series, facing dozens of enemies and -often- emerging victorious. In the first episode he got shot down easily by Vegan mini-ufos, forcing Duke to reveal his true identity to rescue him. Kouji got subjected to this trope throughout the whole series.
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Earth Is the Center of the Universe
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Earth Is the Center of the Universe: Kind of subverted. The Vegans had conquered many other planets before striking Earth. It is true Duke Fleed landed on Earth -from all places!- when he ran away from the Vegan troops, and the Vegans show a special interest for Earth, but that is because there are not so many habitable worlds. Earth, Fleed and Vega had a similar atmosphere and enviroment, so Earth was the kind of planet they were searching for.
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And This Is for...
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And This Is for...: It happens at least once in the manga penned by Go Nagai. After the Vegans kill one of his oldest friends, Duke rips to pieces a Saucer Beast as he yells: "And this is for my friend!"
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Childhood Friend Romance
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Childhood Friend Romance: Duke and Rubina. They were friends and engaged through an Arranged Marriage. They liked each other so neither of them minded... but then Fleed's invasion happened. From then their relationship became a Star-Crossed Lovers romance ended up tragically.
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Papa Wolf
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Papa Wolf: Danbei Makiba. He is fiercely protective of his daughter, constantly menacing with shooting the brains off of whoever ever thinks about damaging her or hurting in some way, shape or form. And God helps you if he entrusts Hikaru to you, and she doesn't remain perfectly safe and sound.
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Unusual Weapon Mounting
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Unusual Weapon Mounting: Grendizer's horns can unleash electrical discharges, its backhands shot laser rays, blades are stored into its shoulders that can be merged to form a double-headed scythe...
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Faceless Goons
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Faceless Goons: All Vegan soldiers wore a green-and-yellow uniform with cap-like helmets with yellow, round eyes and weird gill-like marks covered their whole faces and necks.
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First Church of Mecha
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First Church of Mecha: Grendizer was the robotic embodiment of the Fleedian God of War.
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Shiny-Looking Spaceships
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Shiny-Looking Spaceships: Both Grendizer and the Vegan starships are shiny-looking, bright and very polished -although they may get dirty in battle, though-.
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Companion Cube
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Companion Cube: It seldom happened, but you still have in one of the manga versions, when Duke was fleeing from the Vegans he pleaded Grendizer carrying him far away. Nonetheless, Grendizer was the embodiment of the Fleedian god of War, so he could have a point.
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Walking Spoiler
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Walking Spoiler: Maria Grace Fleed. Her full name is already a total spoiler itself. Also Princess Rubina of Vega, fiancée to Duke.
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Thematic Rogues Gallery
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Thematic Rogues Gallery: Grendizer only fought alien ships and mechas.
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Fantastic Nuke
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Fantastic Nuke: The Vegatron bombs. Capable to obliterate whole cities, and left the land polluted with radioactivity afterwards.
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Tomboy and Girly Girl
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Tomboy and Girly Girl: Hikaru and Maria subvert the trope. Hikaru usually wears male clothes and is a Girly Girl. Maria, on the other hand, constantly and consistently wears dresses and skirts, and is a tomboy and a Biker Babe. Not matter what, they are good friends.
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Tomato in the Mirror
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Tomato in the Mirror: Maria Grace believed she was an average girl... until her gradnfather revealed that she was an alien. And her brother Duke Fleed played this trope in the Gosaku Ota manga continuity. Dr. Umon had wiped out his memories so they did not torture him and he was able living like a normal human being. However, when a stream of reports of ufo sightings started to arriving to the Space Research Laboratory he started to feel odder and uneasier, although he did not udnderstand why. It was when the Vegans started to strike nearby cities he finally remembered he was an alien.
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Compilation Movie
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Compilation Movie: There are three of them made in Italy.
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Drill Tank
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Drill Tank: Drill Spacer is a vehicle with two drills bolted on the front. When it combines with the titular giant robot, Grendizer is able to move and fight underground.
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Sliding Scale of Idealism vs. Cynicism
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Sliding Scale of Idealism vs. Cynicism: It definitely leans in the idealistic side.
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The Man Behind the Man
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The Man Behind the Man: In the original manga, Blackie is the first Vegan commander to show up, and he seems to be behind the invasion. However, in the next chapter, the Big Bad King Vega and his Dragon-in-Chief Gandal (commander of the armies tasked with the invasion) are introduced.
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Pietà Plagiarism
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Pietà Plagiarism: It happened near from the end, when Rubina got murdered and Duke held her as she died.
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Aliens Are Bastards
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Aliens Are Bastards: This trope is played with. At the start Kouji believes he can try to communicate with the aliens and befriend them, but Daisuke tries to warn him they are NOT his friends and are NOT peaceful or reasonable. However, Daisuke himself was an alien and a decent person. And although most of the Vegans at the beginning are portrayed like bastards -and the Mooks are Always Chaotic Evil-, along the series more aliens -including Vegans- are introduced who are decent people at best or at worst are Well Intentioned Extremists who believe that Utopia Justifies the Means.
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Character Development
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Character Development: At the same time Duke is angsty because he's dying via a radiation-inflicted wound he suffered during his escape and knows his days are numbered, his best friend Hikaru Makiba gets tired of being a Distressed Damsel and trains to become a pilot and Action Girl, etc.
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Ungrateful Bastard
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Ungrateful Bastard: In all series of the Mazinger trilogy, humans barely need a little push to side with or become puppets of the people who want to enslave them or annihilate them and turn on the people who are protecting them with their lives. Duke Fleed and his Humongous Mecha is the only thing stands between the human beings and global genocyde. What does he get in exchange? Danbei Makiba insulting him, bossing him around and threatening to kill him if he so much as breathe near his daughter Hikaru. Danbei also complains if Grendizer did not exist, they could be good friends with the aliens.
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Infant Immortality
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Infant Immortality: Horrifically averted in the manga, on two occasions.
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Doomed Hometown
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Doomed Hometown: Duke Fleed's planet.
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Men Use Violence, Women Use Communication
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Men Use Violence, Women Use Communication: In the Mazinger trilogy male characters tend to resort quickly to violence to solve a conflict whereas female characters tend to look for alternate, peaceful means to solve it or regret when a peaceful outcome seems out of reach: In the first episode Kouji decided to try and negotiate with the alien visitors, for once. However he chose the worst possible time to change his usual approach, and he got nearly blown up. King Vega was convinced that invading and conquering other planets was the only way to find a new home to his subjects after their homeworld's demise. Duke was convinced that the only way to stop them from invading Earth was fighting them. Rubina -daughter of the former and ex-fiancee of the latter- thought that mutual annihilation was the only possible result of that war. So that she did find an alternative option and tried to talk both into a ceasefire. It did not work. In a manga story, Duke has to fight brainwashed Kouji and Tetsuya. Meanwhile, Hikaru laments that there is no way that peace can result from that battle, not matter who wins.
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Zerg Rush
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Zerg Rush: The Vegans attacked Earth cities with vast fleets of mini-ufos, often backed by at least one mothership and several Saucer Beasts.
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The Good Kingdom
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The Good Kingdom: Fleed from UFO Robo Grendizer -one of the Mazinger Z series- fits into this, in spite of being the entire planet. Benevolent monarch? Checked. A prince who is also The Hero (Duke Fleed) and a Princess (Maria Grace Fleed)? Checked. Princess has a romantic relationship with one of the heroes Kouji Kabuto? Checked. Ghibli Hills surrounding the Shining City? Checked. Invaded -and conquered- by The Empire? Checked.
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True Blue Femininity
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True Blue Femininity: Hikaru is feminine, gentle and caring and wore a blue uniform. On contrast, Maria was a tomboyish Tsundere and usually wore red or pink.
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Sibling Team
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Sibling Team: Duke and Maria.
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Tagalong Kid
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_44dd01be
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Tagalong Kid: Goro, Hikaru Makiba's little brother. Hikaru finds him very irritating.
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Alternate Continuity
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_450c5a85
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Alternate Continuity: As things currently stand, Grendizer is the most powerful robot in the Mazinger universe... but so is the Mazinkaiser. This means that the two are mutually exclusive and aside from a single piece of promotional material, they have never appeared together in a fictional work, be it animation or a Super Robot Wars game. Go Nagai often jokes that he doesn't want to establish one as more powerful than the other and avoids having Grendizer and Mazinkaiser appear side by side for that reason. There have been rumors that he intends to clear this up at some point, but so far the two remain exclusive.
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Love Dodecahedron
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_4523420b
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Love Dodecahedron: Hikaru is in love with Duke. Duke may reciprocate her feelings. Rubina is in love with him. Duke certainly reciprocates her feelings. And Minister Zuril was in love with Rubina. It is even more complicated if you think about Kouji and Maria and add Sayaka to the mix.
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Utopia Justifies the Means
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_45fe3a2e
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Utopia Justifies the Means: Some generals of King Vega wanted to take over Earth because they thought that Earth people is uncapable to govern themselves peacefully and efficiently, and their lives would improve if a Vegan government ran the show.
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Two-Faced
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Two-Faced: Lord/Lady Gandal is a Baron Ashura Expy with two personalities, a male one and a female one. During the first season, his body was male, but when the female side wanted taking control, his face split in two halves, revealing a tiny female human inside the head. Afterwards, his face changed every time he switched personalities. Due to their different personalities he combined being The Dragon with being The Starscream.
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Always Chaotic Evil
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Always Chaotic Evil: At the beginning it looks the trope is being played straight, but finally it is averted. Several of the Vegans are decent people and many of them are given redeeming qualities.
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Use Your Head
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Use Your Head: Duke uses this tactic sometimes, although he has a good excuse: usually he is trying to ram the enemy rather head-butt it, but his Humongous Mecha head is on the front of his starship when both mechas combine, so that it is the first thing hits the enemy.
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Break the Cutie
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Break the Cutie: Duke is a friendly, good-natured, kind-hearted man. The Vegans murdered his family and burned his home-world, forcing him to run away. He crash-lands on Earth, finds a new family and home, gets used to his new world... and then the Vegans set out to invade Earth.
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Alpha Strike
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Alpha Strike: In the climax of the first season's two-part finale Duke played chicken with the Mother Burn -Blackie's Cool Starship-, shooting all of Grendizer's weapons at once as he flied straight towards it. And he won!
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The Bridge
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The Bridge: The aircrafts and spaceships of the Vegan Empire had bridges fitted with the essential characteristics.
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Kiss of Life
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Kiss of Life: Kouji finds a fainted Maria Grace in her spaceship. But before he gave her kiss of life, she wake up, slap him, and call him a commoner.
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Falling into the Cockpit
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Falling into the Cockpit: Duke -and Hikaru- play it straight after a fashion (in the case of Duke, it depends on what version we are talking. In the Gosaku Ota episodes, Grendizer activated on its own to lead Duke far away from Fleed and save his life). Maria, on the other hand, was trained to pilot the Drill Spacer. On the other hand, Kouji avoided the trope twice: Kouji tried to pilot Grendizer once during an emergency and he was unable. He stated the controls were too complicated to him. And in another ocassion he got to pilot Great Mazinger, and he was worried he would have forgotten how handling it. Fortunately, Great Mazinger controls were pretty similar to Mazinger's and he got several years worth of experience for that time.
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Latex Space Suit
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Latex Space Suit: The pilot suits for both the male and female characters.
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Jumped at the Call
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Jumped at the Call: Duke subverts it slightly. He was a reluctant hero hated fighting and just wanted being normal. When the Vegans attacked he could have remained lying low and nobody would have him forced to battle. He willingly decided fight, nonetheless (knowing the consequences of not acting are your new home will become an uninhabitable radioactive wasteland all people you care for will be dead or enslaved no doubt helped factored into his decision).
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This Is Unforgivable!
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This Is Unforgivable!: Uttered by Duke when he remembered an unpleasant memory from the invasion and destruction of Fleed or when the Vegans had got him REAL pissed off. In the second instance you really did NOT want being the focus of his anger.
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Luminescent Blush
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Luminescent Blush: In one manga chapter, Hikaru bluntly told Duke she was interested in him. And Duke's face turned fully red!
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10-Minute Retirement
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10-Minute Retirement: Duke Fleed was doing this at the beginning of the series. He was planet Fleed's Crown Prince. After Vegan Alliance invaded his homeworld, murdered his family but his little sister, decimated his planet's army and turned the place into a radioactive wasteland, he ran away and settled on Earth, planning leading a peaceful life like a farmer and trying to ferget what happened. Then the Vegans Alliance found Earth, a friend of his was in danger, and he started his Super Robot and marched to the battle again.
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Reforged into a Minion
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Reforged into a Minion: The Vegans grafted brains of prisoners into their Saucer Beasts. Duke got a severe Heroic BSoD when he was told he technically had killed one friend of his every time he blew up a Robeast.
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Chest Blaster
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In the movies "UFO Robot Grendizer vs Great Mazinger", the two robots combined their Chest Blaster attacks to destroy a Saucer Beast.
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Enemy Mine
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Enemy Mine: Subverted. In one of the manga versions, Great Mazinger Big Bad, Emperor of Darkness, offered Kouji Kabuto an alliance to fight the Vegans together. It was subverted because Kouji refused the offer and King Vega killed the Emperor to impede that alliance and get ridden of a possible enemy and competitor.
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Animal Mecha
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Animal Mecha: Several Saucer Beasts resembled animals, mainly reptiles.
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The Smurfette Principle
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The Smurfette Principle: Grendizer played this trope with Hikaru until the third season when Maria joined the team and the gender ratio became 2:2. Two Girls to a Team: Since the last season.
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Space Base
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Space Base: Skull Moon Base, the base of the Vegan army. Seeing Super Villain Lair below.
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Lost Technology
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Lost Technology: In one of the manga versions.
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Heel–Face Turn
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Heel–Face Turn: The female side of Gandal, a Vegan with two personalities and faces decided turning on the Emperor after realizing they would never defeat Grendizer. Heel–Face Revolving Door: But then the male side took control back and shot himself/herself on the grounds of high treason.
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Sinister Scythe
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Not-So-Sinister Scythe: Double Harken, a pair of crescent-moon shaped scythes which pop out of Grendizer's shoulders and join together by attaching the ends. Usually thrown as a Finishing Move.
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Mid-Season Upgrade
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Mid-Season Upgrade: Grendizer got upgraded throughout the series with several attachable, flying vehicles allowed it maneouvering more easily in space, in sea or underground: Double Spacer -piloted by Kouji-, Marine Spacer -piloted by Hikaru- and Drill Spacer -piloted by Maria-.
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Mind-Control Eyes
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_65332328
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Mind-Control Eyes: Not permanent when victims are brainwashed but sometimes can briefly have them.
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Telescoping Robot
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Telescoping Robot: Grendizer had one scythe stored into each shoulder could be joined to shape a double-edged shaft. The blades also worked like a Precision-Guided Boomerang. And that is not counting all weapons hid into its flying device. Saucer Beasts hide weapons of all kinds inside their bodies.
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Missing Mom
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_66dfe36a
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Missing Mom: Duke and Maria's fathers got murdered before the sereis began. Hikaru and her brother's mother passed away, and they raised by their father exclusively.
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Ship Sinking
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Ship Sinking: Kouji / Hikaru: In one episode it was told Kouji was infatuated with Hikaru but he never tried anything with her out of respect for his friend Duke. Cue Maria showing up in the next episode (and keep in mind it was Sayaka who was meant to show up instead of her). Duke / Rubina: Their parents got them engaged when they were kids, becoming a Childhood Friend Romance. Then her father invaded Duke's planet, killing the whole population and accidentally turning it into a radioactive wasteland, and they became Star-Crossed Lovers. Later she met Duke and tried to convince him the only way to stop the war was they getting married. Duke accepted, but she got murdered shortly after for a scorned suitor. Duke / Hikaru and Kouji / Maria: Both pairings kind of sunk at the end of the series when Duke and Maria left Earth, forcing themselves to leave their friends behind for the sake of rebuilding their homeworld.
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Un-Robotic Reveal
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Unrobotic Reveal: A variant. It is revealed that the Robeasts are powered by brains of Fleedian people. When Duke Fleed got told all Saucer Beasts he had been destroying contained all what was left of his family and friends, he got a Heroic BSoD.
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Techno Babble
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Techno Babble: Of course, being a sci-fi Humongous Mecha Mecha Show, instances of are plenty. An episode of the first season gave us a good example. The Vegans plot attacking during an eclipse and luring Duke to fight in the eclipse's umbra because the lack of solar waves will disrupt the flow of the Applied Phlebotinum that fuels Grendizer. Hence the Humongous Mecha will run out of power and will be rendered defenseless.
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Pair the Spares
 UFO Robo Grendizer / int_707bb8ce
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Pair the Spares: It's revealed in an episode that Koji loves Hikaru. But she loves Duke.So he decides to forget her. In the very next episode, Maria Grace arrives, and is soon attracted by Koji.
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Two Girls to a Team
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Two Girls to a Team: Since the last season.
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Duel to the Death
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Duel to the Death: Duke and Blackie's dog fight at the end of the first season.
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Japanese Ranguage
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Japanese Ranguage: This trope affected the main character, Duke Fleed, whose name was written like "Dyūku Furīdo". Several of his enemies also suffered from it: "Blackie" was written "Burakki", and Gandal was turned into Gandar.
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Black and White Morality
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Black-and-White Morality: At first sight the Mazinger trilogy seems belonging to this trope since the the heroes are mostly good guys and the villains tend to be pure evil, but in reality the morality in these series is more greyish than it seems. Dr. Hell became mad after having endured years of abuse, insults and mockery from everybody (including his parents) since he was a little kid, and even when he made a good action, he usually got beaten and scorned. Great General of Darkness wanted to take over the surface world because the Mykene civilization had been forced to live underground for millennia and he wanted his people to enjoy again things humans take for granted (such as seeing sunlight and breathing fresh air). Emperor Vega began invading other planets because his own homeworld was dying, and several of his henchmen were Well Intentioned Extremists wanting to establish a benevolent dictatorship because they genuinely believed Earth people would be better off. And, frankly, humans in the Mazinger trilogy often acted like utter bastards and forced the heroes to ponder why they bothered.
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Obviously Evil
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Obviously Evil: The decent or with more redeeming traits aliens are human-looking. The aliens who are more monstruous are pretty much bastards.
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Dating Catwoman
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Dating Catwoman: Duke and Rubina. Although there was not much dating after the annihilation of Fleed.
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Tsundere
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Tsundere: Maria Grace, Duke's younger sister.
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Arranged Marriage
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Duke / Rubina: Their parents got them engaged when they were kids, becoming a Childhood Friend Romance. Then her father invaded Duke's planet, killing the whole population and accidentally turning it into a radioactive wasteland, and they became Star-Crossed Lovers. Later she met Duke and tried to convince him the only way to stop the war was they getting married. Duke accepted, but she got murdered shortly after for a scorned suitor.
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Bad Moon Rising
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Bad Moon Rising: The Moon becoming red was a sign of the Vegan Alliance was getting ready another attack -and the main characters eventually learnt to watch for that-. One of the manga versions -penned by Gosaku Ota- reinforced that: in the first pages a red skull appeared on the Moon's surface (a sign of the Vegans had come) Duke felt upset when he saw it, and wondered if that was a bad omen.
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Final Battle
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Final Battle: It varies depending on if we are discussing the Go Nagai manga, the anime series or the Gosaku Ota manga. In the anime version, after his daughter got murdered, King Vega decided he had got it: he had wasted military resources trying take over Earth as planet Vega imploded and everyting he had managed was using up their resources, running out of Robeasts, and losing his commanders, his best soldiers and his daughter. So he ordered his troops to destroy their Space Base to hammer in them the idea of they now had no choice but conquering Earth or die, and he launched a full attack with the remnants of his army. Meanwhile, Duke took off in Grendizer and Kouji, Hikaru and Maria on a new starship. Both sides fought in the space, between Earth and Moon. The Vegan army was finally destroyed in the final confrontation, and Duke killed King Vega. Go Nagai manga version had no a definite ending, but Gosaku Ota version did it, and the final was very different from the anime series. Let's tell it got The End of the World as We Know It worse.
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First-Episode Twist
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First-Episode Twist: That strange farm boy Kouji has just found? He pilots a Humongous Mecha. And he is an alien.
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Interspecies Romance
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Interspecies Romance: The Mazinger trilogy has several examples from romances between humans and humanoid aliens: Duke and Hikaru, and Kouji and Maria. And the you have Duke and Rubina. Both of them are aliens but they are from different species -and born on different planets.
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Eldritch Abomination
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Eldritch Abomination: Several of them showed up in the trilogy, often overlapping with Giant Space Flea from Nowhere: Great Emperor of Darkness as well known as Hades (Big Bad from Great Mazinger), Gilgilgan (of the Great Mazinger vs Getter Robo movie), Grangen (of the Great Mazinger vs Getter Robo G feature), Dragonsaurus (of Grendizer, Getter Robot G, Great Mazinger: Kessen! Daikaijuu movie), the Bigbad of Super Robo Retsuden (a Crossover penned by Ken Ishikawa featuring the most popular Humongous Mecha of Go Nagai)... and in the Shin Mazinger Zero manga Mazinger Z itself.
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Airborne Aircraft Carrier
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Airborne Aircraft Carrier: The Vegan Empire had a huge number of oval-shaped carriers to spearhead their inter-planetary conquest campaigns that were armed with missiles and laser beams and were used to store Saucer Beasts and Vega Beasts and mini-ufos. Some aircrafts belonging to several of the Co-Dragons were named, like Blaki's Motherburn, Minister Zuril's Warrior Mothership...
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ProudWarriorRaceGuy
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Proud Warrior Race Guy: The Vegans were a race whose society revolved around fighting and war. Many commanders of the army belonged to the Honor Before Reason school of thought and would rather dying taking their enemy with them before admitting defeat.
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Air Jousting
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Air Jousting: Grendizer could combine with a space-ship, and the Vegan army mainly used mini-ufos and Robeasts that often were capable to transform into large flying saucers, and all of them were carried in huge starships. Hence, nearly every episode had a major or minor dog fight, including an episode where Duke played a game of chicken with Blackie's mothership.
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All Your Colors Combined
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All Your Colors Combined: In the movies "UFO Robot Grendizer vs Great Mazinger", the two robots combined their Chest Blaster attacks to destroy a Saucer Beast. Mazinger-Z, Great Mazinger and Grendizer combined all of their attacks in one manga scene to destroy a Vegan starship.
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Unhand Them, Villain!
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Unhand Them, Villain!: During the Fleed-Vega War in one of the manga versions, Barados kidnaps hundreds of women and children, shows them dangling from his ships to the Royal Family and promises that he will let them go if the Vegans hand over ten weapons in exchange for each life. The King acquiesces, and Barados lets his hostages fall to their deaths.
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SuperVillainLair
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Super Villain Lair: The lair of the Vegan invaders was a Space Base set in the Moon. When the Emperor began his final offensive against Earth, he ordered blowing it up to show his troops they had only two choices left: conquering Earth or die.
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Heel–Face Revolving Door
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Heel–Face Revolving Door: But then the male side took control back and shot himself/herself on the grounds of high treason.
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Sleep Cute
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Sleep Cute: Hikaru and Maria. The former murmurs as she dreams: "Nnn... Daisuke..." Her dreams must be interesting.
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Hand Blast
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Hand Blast: Grendizer's backhands shot energy beams.
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The Blade Always Lands Pointy End In
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The Blade Always Lands Pointy End In: Sometimes the Double Harken would land like this.
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Took a Level in Badass
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Took a Level in Badass: Hikaru Makiba.
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Taking the Bullet
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Taking the Bullet: During an aerial duel between Grendizer and another starship in the episode 72, Rubina flies her own ship between Grendizer and an energy beam to save Duke. She dies shortly after. Her [1] is done more tragic because Duke had accused her from betraying him shortly before.
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Gut Punch
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Gut Punch: In the Ota chapters both sides loses the war. The Vegan invaders are destroyed, but Duke, Maria and Sayaka die and The End of the World as We Know It happens. Only Kouji and Hikaru are left alive.
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I Am Who?
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I Am Who?: Maria got this reaction after her grandfather revealed she was not his granddaughter but an alien princess.
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It's Personal
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It's Personal: In the Go Nagai manga, Commander Barendos dropped Duke's little siblings from a height from three kilometers. In front of Duke. Duke is usually calmed when he is not piloting, but the only sight or mention of Barendos is enough to press Duke's Berserk Button.
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Red Is Heroic
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Red Is Heroic: Duke and his sister wear red suits.
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Robeast
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Robeast: Vega Beasts and Saucer Beasts
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Rule of Three
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Rule of Three: It was not so blatant like in the first series. Still, Prof. Umon was assisted in the Lab by three Bridge Bunnies (Hayashi, Yamada and Aoi). Makiba family was formed by three members: Hikaru, Danbei and Goro. Duke battle partners were Kouji, Hikaru and his sister Maria. Grendizer got three MidSeason Upgrades: Double, Marine and Drill Spacer...
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Combining Mecha
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Combining Mecha: The Mecha Expansion Pack Augment type. It combines with a space ship to form a starship. And then you have its different Jet Pack to allow it move on space, underwater or underground.
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Pilot Movie
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Pilot Movie: The eventual Mazinger Z spinoff UFO Robo Grendizer started off as a 30 minute movie named Uchu Enban Daisenso.
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The Three Faces of Adam
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The Three Faces of Adam: The Hero Duke is the lord (crowned prince of a whole planet, in fact), Dr. Umon is the prophet (serves like Parental Substitute, mentor and guide to The Hero), and Goro is the hunter.
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Destructive Saviour
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Destructive Saviour: When Grendizer and the Vegans duke it out, the battlefield gets wasted. Duke tries to lead them away the cities, though, to prevent this.
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Action-Hogging Opening
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Action-Hogging Opening: The openings of the trilogy feature more action -featuring the titular HumongousMechas tearing their way through an army of enemies-, and a better animation than an average episode of their series -especially of Grendizer-.
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Near-Villain Victory
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Near-Villain Victory: One of the best examples happened in the two-part finale of the first season. Grendizer had been beaten by two Robeasts and forced to hiding, Kouji's TFO had been badly damaged, Blackie had taken control of the Science Space Center and tortured Dr. Umon. When Duke returned, he managed beat both mechas, saving his friends and destroying Blackie's command ship.
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Giant Equals Invincible
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Giant Equals Invincible: Sort of. Vegan Robeasts could not be damaged by conventional weaponry, but neither did tinier Vegan combat ships. So it can be argued alien technology rather than sheer size was the cause of its invincibility.
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Expository Theme Tune
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Expository Theme Tune: "Come on, Come on, Duke Fleed! Fly, fly Grendizer! Across the land, the ocean and the blue sky! Joined for the peace, Keeping ourselves steady to protect everybody."
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Be Careful What You Wish For
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Be Careful What You Wish For: Danbei Makiba (Hikaru's father) was obsessed with meeting aliens. He did not expect those aliens were hostile conquerors bent on taking over Earth. He didn't expect either that one of his employees was an alien, and his daughter would have fallen for him.
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Convection Schmonvection
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Convection Schmonvection: Since Grendizer was a Humongous Mecha AND a starship allowed Faster-Than-Light Travel between planets it was kind of justified Duke could efficiently protect Duke when he fought near from lava.
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Weapon of Mass Destruction
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Weapon of Mass Destruction: Vegatron bombs.
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Alien Among Us
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Alien Among Us: This is the initial premise: Duke and his sister Maria arrived at Earth running from his homeworld's destruction, and he chose living on our planet (he might leave at any time, but having no home to return to, he sees no point), pretending being a normal human. However, Kouji suspected he was not a normal person when he met him for first time, and playing his charade gets increasingly hard due to the VeganAlliance invasion he has to fight, in such a way that the whole case know his real self after the first season. Finally, after the Grand Finale he and his sister return to planet Fleed to help to rebuild it.
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Star-Crossed Lovers
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Starcrossed Lovers:Duke and Hikaru. Hikaru's father refused accepting their relationship (on grounds of Duke being male. Danbei was an Overprotective Dad was perfectly willing to kill any male came near from his daughter), but that was not the real obstacle (or an obstacle for that matter). The real obstacle was Duke wanted to return his planet to rebuild it if he managed surviving the war, whereas Hikaru did not want to leave Earth. Not matter what their feelings are, a separation is inevitable. Also, Duke and Rubina. Rubina is King Vega's daughter. They got engaged before the Fleed's invasion, but King Vega -who never agreed the engagement in first place-, refuses seeing his daughter getting married with Duke.
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Demoted to Extra
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Demoted to Extra: Kouji was The Hero in Mazinger Z. In UFO Robo Grendizer he is merely The Lancer.
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Sadistic Choice
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Sadistic Choice: It happened fairly often, especially in the manga penned by Go Nagai. In one chapter Duke gets attacked by one of his oldest friends, whom he believed dead but was being mind-controlled by the Vegans. His friend could not control his body but he still could warn Duke stay away from him... and beg kill him.
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Berserk Button
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Berserk Button: Out of all pilots in the trilogy, Duke had the biggest Berserk Button. Nothing got his blood boiling like mentioning the Fleedian genocyde and the deaths of his family. And when a Vegan commander or soldier taunted him with it... let's tell it did not end up well for him.
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Home Base
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Home Base: The Space Science Laboratory was the base of the heroes. The Vegans Home Base was a Space Base located on the Moon.
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Mission Control
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Mission Control: Duke and his partners were assisted by the Prof. Umon and the Bridge Bunnies of the Space Science Laboratory, that provide plenty information and suggested strategies when they battled.
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Mind Probe
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Mind Probe: In the UFO Robo Grendizer vs Great Mazinger feature, Barendos kidnapped Kouji and used a mind-probing machine to extract information about Grendizer and the other Earth's giant war mechas -Great Mazinger and Mazinger Z- from him.
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Aerial Canyon Chase
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Aerial Canyon Chase: Used in the last episode, when General Gandal (Minos) tries to ram his ship into Grendizer in a suicide attack. Duke Freed manages to make him crash into a cliff, since the Spazer (Grendizer's UFO) was still controllable, while Gandal's flagship was a flaming mess.
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Adrenaline Makeover
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Adrenaline Makeover: As Hikaru decides to toughen up, her wardrobe changes from flowing dresses to miniskirts and boots.
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Subverted Trope
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In the first episode Kouji decided to try and negotiate with the alien visitors, for once. However he chose the worst possible time to change his usual approach, and he got nearly blown up.
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Amnesia Danger
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Amnesia Danger: At the first episode of the Gosaku Ota manga, Duke does not remember anything about his past since Dr. Umon had wiped his memory's out so he could live peacefully without remembering anything about his destroyed home and slaughtered family. He got his memories back shortly after the Vegans attacked.
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Ill Girl
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Ill Boy: One of the rare cases where this character is the lead.
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Midair Collision
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Midair Collision: In the UFO Robo Grendizer tai Great Mazinger feature, Kouji Kabuto and Duke Fleed shot a Vega Beast down. It crashed down into the -previously heavily damaged- enemy spacecraft, blowing it up.
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Chuck Cunningham Syndrome
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Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: By the end of the first season, Banta completely stops making appearances. He doesn't get killed by the Vegans or anything, he just...vanishes.
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I Control My Minions Through...
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I Control My Minions Through...: King Vega used Authority (he was his planet's ruler), Loyalty (his minions were very loyal), Fear and Acceptance (he was a bastard, but he cared for his people. He started his conquering campaigns to find a new homeworld for them).
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Let's You and Him Fight
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Let's You and Him Fight: The manga has the Vegans mind-control Kouji and Tetsuya into going after Grendizer in Mazinger Z and Great Mazinger.
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Hope Spot
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Hope Spot: In second-to-last episode, Rubina finds out her fiancé Duke Fleed is alive and flies to Earth to meet him. She apologises for the crimes her father committed and tries to convince him everybody -both Vegans and Earth's inhabitants- shall die if the war continues, and the only way to prevent it is they getting married and talking her father into moving the Vega folk to Fleed. And he accepts. For a moment it seems like if the war is over, but a Vegan squad that was using Rubina like an unwitting bait attacks Duke. Rubina herself dies shortly after, destroying any hope of the conflict would end up peacefully and without one side annihilating the another one.
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Tokyo Is the Center of the Universe
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Tokyo Is the Center of the Universe: Subversion enforced. To start with, the Headquarters of the good guys is not in Tokyo but in the vicinity of Mount Fuji. Therefore, the enemy feels aren't compelled to exclusively target and attack Tokyo. Not only are a lot of Japanese cities destroyed but also the Vegan army attacked many countries, not only Japan.
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Cool Starship
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Cool Starship: Grendizer is both a Humongous Mecha and a Cool Starship. Vegans' spaceships and motherships also count. Face Ship: When Grendizer combines with his flying device, its face shows up on the frontside.
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Luke, I Am Your Father
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Luke, I Am Your Father: It was inverted and played straight. Maria told Duke she was daughter of the King and Queen of Fleed, not knowing he was their son, and therefore, her brother.
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Rocket Punch
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Rocket Punch: Its Screw Crusher Punch weapon. Power Fist: Several triangular blades are attached to the wrists of the Humongous Mecha, and bent towards the elbow. When Duke shoots a Rocket Punch, the blades turn forward and shred their target. Hand Blast: Grendizer's backhands shot energy beams.
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Power Fist
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Power Fist: Several triangular blades are attached to the wrists of the Humongous Mecha, and bent towards the elbow. When Duke shoots a Rocket Punch, the blades turn forward and shred their target.
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Nuclear Weapons Taboo
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Nuclear Weapons Taboo: Vegatron bombs. It is explicitly stated they are radioactive, they are able to easily obliterate whole cities, the explosion forms a mushroom cloud, and they leave the land polluted with radioactivity. But no, they are not nukes. They are vegatron bombs.
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Detachment Combat
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Detachment Combat: All vehicles allowed Grendizer flying -or maneouvering more easily in sea or underground- were detachable and could attack separately.
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Made of Indestructium
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Made of Indestructium: Grendizer was made with Gren, an incredibly tough metal. Nevertheless, it could not be found on Earth, so when Grendizer got damaged, he was repaired with Alloy Z.
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Hoist by His Own Petard
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Hoist by His Own Petard: The Vegans managed to make huge technological breakthroughs by exploiting ores of the material radioactive known as Vegatron. However, it led to his planet becoming unstable, forcing them to find new worlds to colonize. The vegatron bombs they rained upon Fleed scorched the Fleedian army to ashes, but they also turned the planet they intended to colonize on a radioactive wasteland. And finally, Vegatron radiation destroyed their homeworld and rendered their Moon Space Base -their last safe haven- inhabitable.
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Unobtainium
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Unobtainium: Grendizer is built with an alien metal called Gren. Since it can not be found on Earth, when Grendizer gets damaged, Alloy Z is used to repair it. Vegatron is a highly radioactive material only can be mined from planet Vega. The Vegans used it to create powerful weapons, but its overexploitation led to the planet becoming highly unstable.
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If It Swims, It Flies
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If It Swims, It Flies: One of its Mid-Season Upgrade -Marine Spacer- was designed to combining with Grendizer and allow it swim and dive. However it also could fly.
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Action Girl
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Action Girl: Maria Grace, later Hikaru.
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Everyone Can See It
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Everyone Can See It: Duke averted this trope with Hikaru and with Rubina. However, Kouji was absolutely oblivious to the feelings of Maria. Of course, he was the only one (much to Duke's amusement).
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Precision-Guided Boomerang
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Grendizer had one scythe stored into each shoulder could be joined to shape a double-edged shaft. The blades also worked like a Precision-Guided Boomerang. And that is not counting all weapons hid into its flying device.
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Green-Skinned Space Babe
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Green-Skinned Space Babe: Rubina is a beautiful, red-haired woman. She's also a pink-skinned alien.
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Boss Subtitles
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Boss Subtitles
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Dub Name Change
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Dub Name Change: Viewers in France and Quebec know Duke Fleed as Arcturus, Kouji as Alcor, Hikaru as Venusia and Maria as Phenicia. The English dub Grandizer renamed Duke as Orion Quest, Hikaru as Brenda Morgan (and gave her a Texas accent), and Kouji as Lance Hyatt (note this was still before the Tranzor Z dub of Mazinger Z that renamed the same character "Tommy Davis").
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Old Flame
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Old Flame: Duke and Rubina. Their marriage was arranged when they were children, and they liked each other. However their relationship broke off when King Vega invaded and destroyed Duke's homeworld. Rubina believed that Duke died, and Duke grew to hate Vegans. Several years later, she met him again, and both acknowledged they kept loving each other in spite of everything.
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Humongous Mecha
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Duke Fleed and his Humongous Mecha is the only thing stands between the human beings and global genocyde. What does he get in exchange? Danbei Makiba insulting him, bossing him around and threatening to kill him if he so much as breathe near his daughter Hikaru. Danbei also complains if Grendizer did not exist, they could be good friends with the aliens.
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Rubber-Forehead Aliens
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Rubber-Forehead Aliens: Vegans and other alien races have strangely-shaped heads or unusual skin or hair colours at the very least. Gandal has blue skin and his head looks cubic due to his very angular features, his wide forehead, and that the top of his head is nearly flat. Blackie has dark-purple skin, pointy ears and a very pointy, hairless head. Even the most human-looking aliens -like Rubina- have bluish or anormally pale skin, black irises or green or aquamarine hair (keep in mind no human character in this anime is blue-haired).
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Monster of the Week
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Monster of the Week: Like so many Super Robot shows back in the day.
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No Ending
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No Ending: The manga ends with a duel between Duke and one of the Vegans generals. Kouji got a minor moment of action, but Rubina and Maria had not been even mentioned, Hikaru was still in her pre-Action Girl days, Spazers hadn't been introduced, and there wasn't even a single instance of the Antigravity Storm attack.
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The Kid with the Remote Control
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The Kid with the Remote Control: Maria Fleed, in the Mazinger Angels manga (a Charlie's Angels spoof with Sayaka, Jun, Hikaru and Maria as the lead characters). She controlled Minerva X using a special helmet channeled her brainwaves.
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Jet Pack
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Jet Pack: Grendizer had THREE of them (not counting its spaceship): Double Spacer -to fly inside and outside of atmosphere-, Marine Spacer -to fly and dive underwater- and Drill Spacer -to fly and burrow underground-.
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Take Over the World
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Take Over the World: Planet Vega had become unstable due to the overexploitation of ores of vegatron, a highly radioactive material. King Vega needed to find another world to settle his people on, and so he began conquering other worlds. That expansionist campaign finally led them to Earth.
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Too Good for This Sinful Earth
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Too Good for This Sinful Earth: Several characters. The more prominent of them was Rubina. She was a good person sincerely loved Duke, and wanted reuniting with him to end up the war and rebuilding his planet together. Unfortunately, when she managed meeting Duke to talk with him, one of the Vegan generals took that chance to ambush Duke, and she died shielding her fiancee from a shot.
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Once per Episode
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Once per Episode: Every episode Daisuke shouted "DUKE FLEED!" -his real name- to morph his clothes into his Latex Space Suit, and "Dizer Go!" to start Grendizer.
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War Is Hell
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War Is Hell: The message is core to the series and it is delivered in a pretty heavy-handed way. The Vegans tried to take over Fleed to settle on it but their own weapons turned the planet into an inhabitable, radioactive chunk of rock. The only thing their expansionist war achieved was the destruction of several planets and their own annihilation. The war scenes were depicted in a very harsh fashion. And several characters argued nothing could be gained from that conflict:
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Evil Plan
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Evil Plan: King Vega started to conquer planets because the Vegan homeworld was dying and its inhabitants needed another world to settle on. Some of his generals wanted to take over Earth because they thought that Earth people is uncapable to govern themselves peacefully and efficiently, and their lives would improve if a Vegan government ran the show.
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Stealth in Space
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Stealth in Space: King Vega's tactic during his army's offensive final depended on being stealth. Of course, it did not work.
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Human Aliens
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Human Aliens: The Fleedian race -mainly represented in the series by Duke and his sister Maria- look completely human. On the other hand, the aspect of the Vegans varies wildly. Emperor Vega seemed a hairy, pointy-eared, pig-nosed monster, but his daughter Rubina mostly seemed human. Other alien races in this universe range of monster-like to human-looking but with unusual hair, skin or/and eyes colour (like secondary character Menao).
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Alien Invasion
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King Vega was convinced that invading and conquering other planets was the only way to find a new home to his subjects after their homeworld's demise. Duke was convinced that the only way to stop them from invading Earth was fighting them. Rubina -daughter of the former and ex-fiancee of the latter- thought that mutual annihilation was the only possible result of that war. So that she did find an alternative option and tried to talk both into a ceasefire. It did not work.
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Darkest Hour
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Darkest Hour: In the finale of the first season, Duke was defeated and forced into hiding with Grendizer, Kouji was shot down, Hikaru was dying, the base was taken by Blackie and Professor Umon was tortured.
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Faceship
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Face Ship: When Grendizer combines with his flying device, its face shows up on the frontside.
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You Killed My Father
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You Killed My Father: The parents and whole family of Duke and Maria got murdered by the Vegans. It is one of the resons because they want defeating them.
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Old-School Dogfight
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Old School Dogfight: Although Air Jousting was frequent, Duke often get involved in dog fights, mainly when he was fighting mini-ufos (in spite of Grendizer being way larger, Duke was pretty good maneuvering behind them).
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