Shin Getter Robo has probably become the most iconic Getter robot, while the Dinosaur Empire are still the most famous Getter antagonists. The only series that has both of them is Shin Getter Robo vs. Neo Getter Robo. And in addition to this ultimate match up of hot-blooded vs. cold-blooded (yes, I know, but nothing else is scientifically accurate either), it also even managed to make Texas Mack cool.
It also has a theme song by JAM project, which is always a good thing. “Energetic” would be an understatement; this song has too much high power, man!
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Yeah, I already did Studio Megaane’s version of the song in this video, but here’s the original song, featured in what I’d consider a candidate for the best anime music video ever.
(uploaded by dwa324)
Both the song (HEATS) and the animation are from Getter Robo Armageddon, also known as Shin Getter Robo – Sekai Saigo no Hi (The Last Day of the World). The singer is Hironobu Kageyama, also known for the first Dragon Ball Z opening, Cha-La Head-Cha-La, and for being a founding member of JAM Project.
Studio Megaane does impressive 8bit versions of various songs, especially anime openings. Here’s one of my favorites.
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