The BEST Episodes of Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 5, 2020

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While walking in the forest with his best friend Segawa Tetsuro, Fukamachi Sho, a Japanese student, accidentally discovers an ancient alien weapon known as a 'Guyver Unit.' The Guyver Unit consists of a symbiotic bio-boosted armor, created by aliens that visited earth centuries ago. The insidious biotech corporation known as Chronos has kept it secret for years. Now that Sho has found it, he and his friends are hunted by Chronos' monstrous creatures as the corporation seeks the return of the Guyver for their twisted experiments.

The Night Before the Final Assault

#1 - The Night Before the Final Assault

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired Dec 17, 2005

Frustrated by her own weakness, Mizuki decides to help Murakami san during his recovering period but, while overhearing a conversation between dr. Odagiri and Masaki, she learns some shocking news that throw her in despair. Sho and the others prepare to explore the interior of the Crypt to discover useful informations about the Creators. Meanwhile, much to everyone surprise, the most powerful of the Zoalord divinities, Alkampfer, appears inside Cronos base and faces Guyot, who has just put his hands on the Remover, a mysterious device linked to the Guyver units.

star 8.87
62 votes
Writers: Jouji Shimura, Junki Takegami, Yasuko Kobayashi
Relic's Point in Disarray

#2 - Relic's Point in Disarray

Season 1 - Episode 21 - Aired Jan 14, 2006

Aptom manages to infiltrate into Relic's Point and finally takes his revenge on Zector, Guster and Dezerb. Chased by Alkampfer, Guyot escapes to the lower levels, while Sho suggest that the whole group finds shelter inside the Crypt. Finally facing each other, Alkampfer and Guyot start their fight, and the latter unleashes his most powerful attack.

star 8.85
62 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Noriaki Saito, Yuuji Hosono
Come Forth, Gigantic!

#3 - Come Forth, Gigantic!

Season 1 - Episode 26 - Aired Feb 18, 2006

The chrysalis suddenly disappears from the Dead Sea research center, along with Guyver III, and reappears in Shinjuku, right in front of Zector, who's ready to finish Aptom off. The Lost Number reveals to Tetsuro and the others that he watched over them for a year waiting for Guyver I's reappearance. Both Aptom and Guyver III are beaten, and in the moment Zector is going to kill Agito the chrysalis finally opens.

star 8.09
34 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Katsuhito Akiyama
Beyond the Desperate Battle

#4 - Beyond the Desperate Battle

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Sep 10, 2005

Mizuki stays at the hospital after suffering a trauma caused by the kidnapping attempt, and Sho decides to fight Cronos alone so his loved ones won't be in danger because of him. Meanwhile, Guyot sends against Guyver a new experimental Zoanoid, originated from Genzo Makishima. A deadly fight begins, with a surprising ending.

star 7.96
92 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Kenichi Yatagai, Natsuko Takahashi
Arise, Guyver I

#5 - Arise, Guyver I

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 26, 2005

After Guyot's attack, Tetsuro, Agito and Masaki are missing. Worried for their friends and by Sho's inability to transform, Mizuki and Sho hide in the forest. Aptom finds them and, to confront Guyver and have revenge for the other Lost Number, reveals to Sho the terrible truth about Fumio's death. The trauma is so strong that Guyver's powers are awakened, allowing Sho to successfully fight against his opponent.

star 7.94
33 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Tetsuya Yanagisawa, Yuuji Hosono
The Tragic Enzyme II

#6 - The Tragic Enzyme II

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 5, 2005

After escaping with Mizuki and his father, Sho discovers that Mr. Fukamachi had been altered by Cronos and he becomes a powerful Zoanoid named Enzyme II, Sho fights with him, but half heartedly as he does not wish to kill his father, until a brutal attack destroys Sho's brain. The Guyver then stands, fighting on its own while Sho is too critically injured to fight. The robotic systems, immune to Sho's human emotion kills Enzyme, much to the horror of Tetsuro and Mizuki.

star 7.94
32 votes
Writers: Hiroyuki Ochi, Junki Takegami, Koji Ueda
Nightmarish Encirclement

#7 - Nightmarish Encirclement

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Dec 3, 2005

Aptom attacks the group of Zoanoids that are investigating the battlefield after Guyver's fight against the mysterious Zoanoid and finally reaveals to dr. Balcus his ultimate abilities. Sho and Mizuki try to hide in a nearby village, Takeshiro, hoping not to be attacked by Cronos, but dr. Balcus decides to carry out his cruel plan involving village inhabitants. Guyver III suddenly appears, informing Sho about the rest of the group and about their unexpected new hideout.

star 7.94
32 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Shintaro Inokawa, Yuki Sugihara
Countdown of Collapse

#8 - Countdown of Collapse

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired Jan 21, 2006

Guyot's black hole attack slowly sucks in Alkampfer, who's helpless against its overwhelming power. Gravity affects the entire base, Tetsuro and the others have great difficulties trying to reach the Crypt. Inside the ship, Sho is slowly completing the charging process. Once the battle with Alkampfer is over, Guyot falls right in front of the Crypt and prepares to kill everyone and use the Remover, whose use is finally clarified. To stop him, Murakami san decides to transform for the last time.

star 7.94
32 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Naohito Takahashi, Yuuji Hosono
In a Conquered Town

#9 - In a Conquered Town

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired Feb 4, 2006

One year has passed since the events at mount Minakami, Sho and Agito have disappeared, and Cronos has taken complete control over the world, affecting life in many aspects. Tetsuro, Mizuki, Shizu and Yohei hide in a small apartment, waiting for the heroes' return. Aptom spies on them, and even keeps their existence away from Cronos when authorities may discover them. At Cronos, dr. Balcus is carrying on a mysterious experiment on a new creature, and receives the visit of Shin, one of the Zoalord Divinities, who asks him to intervene on the Dead Sea, where a strange phenomenon is happening.

star 7.94
32 votes
Writers: Hironobu Aoyagi, Junki Takegami, Yasuko Kobayashi
Ray of Annihilation

#10 - Ray of Annihilation

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Jan 28, 2006

Murakami manages to hit Guyot but doesn't prevent the Zoalord from retaliation: facing his friend's terrible torture, Sho decides to come out from the Crypt, now moving out of Mount Minakami, to battle Guyot. Together with other Divinities, dr. Balcus starts attacking the Crypt to destroy it, so that all the information about the Creators that it contains won't be used by humans. An unexpected apparition throws Guyot in the deepest terror, and everything turns to a catastrophy.

star 7.94
31 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Koji Ueda, Yoshikazu Miyao
Escape in the Rain

#11 - Escape in the Rain

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Nov 12, 2005

Sho awakens after his critical injuries from his confrontation with Enzyme II aka his father, Mr. Fukamachi. He apparently has no memories of rescuing him from Cronos, but when the group is attacked by Zoanoids, he finds himself inexplicably unable to transform. After they escape the Zoanoids, Sho is upset that he can't rescue his father if he can't change, and he is struck with a painful realization that he can't remember involving his father. Tetsuro surmises that killing his father has repressed both Sho's memories and his abilities to transform as a result.

star 7.91
34 votes
Writers: Ichizou Kobayashi, Junki Takegami
Vibrations

#12 - Vibrations

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired Dec 10, 2005

Makishima san leads Sho and Mizuki through a secret path to the group's secret base inside Relic's Point lower levels. During the trip, he explains how Murakami san helped him and the others survive to Guyot's gravitational attack. Inside Relic's Point they meet prof. Odagiri, former prof. Yamamura's assistant, now trying to heal Murakami san. Suddenly, the Crypt starts resonating, effecting Guyot's Zoacrystal and Murakami san's healing process.

star 7.91
32 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Koji Ueda, Takaaki Wada
Quickening of the Chrysalis

#13 - Quickening of the Chrysalis

Season 1 - Episode 25 - Aired Feb 11, 2006

Agito is still alive, and is now become the head of a group of rebels that try to steal from Cronos a mysterious chrysalis held by the organization in a research center located on the Dead Sea. Thanks to his superior psychic abilities, dr. Balcus figures out the nature of the chrysalis and plans to make further studies on it. Meanwhile, Aptom is visited by an old enemy seeking vengeance, and a very tough battle begins, with the entire city as a battlefield.

star 7.91
32 votes
Writers: Jouji Shimura, Junki Takegami, Natsuko Takahashi
Prelude to the Chase

#14 - Prelude to the Chase

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 15, 2005

Guyot sends a group of chosen Zoanoids, the Lost Numbers, against Sho to keep him busy and kidnap his father, Tetsuro and Mizuki at the same time. Guyver I defeats his three enemies, but Guyot's plan works: Sho must hurry to save his closest friends and his father, now with the help of the mysterious guy that previously helped him.

star 7.85
34 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Ryo Yasumura, Yuuji Hosono
Guyot Joins the Fray

#15 - Guyot Joins the Fray

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 19, 2005

The group is reunited for breakfast, and Murakami san tells the story of Creators, humans and Guyver units. Shocked by the story and by his friends' reactions, Mizuki runs away, soon followed by Sho. Meanwhile, Guyot decides to intervene personally to fulfill his plan, not knowing that dr. Balcus spies him thanks to Aptom. A violent fight begins, where Makishima san manages to hit Guyot with the Mega Smasher, causing a catastrophic retaliation.

star 7.82
33 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Mashu Itou, Natsuko Takahashi
Shuddering Skyscraper

#16 - Shuddering Skyscraper

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 1, 2005

Sho's reapperance shocks Tetsuro that immediately tries to figure out how his friend managed to come back to life. Suddenly, self destruction mode is activated inside Cronos building, forcing everyone, included Guyot, to run away. Before leaving together with Tetsuro, Sho has a final encounter with Lisker in his Guyver II form.

star 7.79
34 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Kouji Fukazawa, Yasuko Kobayashi
The Secret Society of Chronos

#17 - The Secret Society of Chronos

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 13, 2005

A secret organization named Cronos is trying to recover the three Guyver units. Sho and Tetsuro have another meeting with Cronos troops, Guyver reappears and performs the Mega-Smasher attack for the first time.

star 7.71
98 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Norihiko Sudo
Relic's Point

#18 - Relic's Point

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Oct 22, 2005

Sho finally meets the mysterious guy who helped him in two previous battles: Murakami Masaki, a freelance journalist who's investigating on Cronos after a past incident. Murakami drives Sho to Cronos' main base hidden under a mountain, called Relic's Point, and during the trip explains its origins. Inside Relic's Point, Tetsuro, Mizuki and Fumio are held prisoners until Guyver III comes to the rescue: Guyot, now with the help of a Zoalord divinity, dr. Balcus, immediately sends against Agito the five most powerful Zoanoids Cronos ever created, just in time for Guyver I to join the battle.

star 7.47
62 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Kenichi Yatagai, Natsuko Takahashi
Ash and Memories

#19 - Ash and Memories

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 8, 2005

After the events at Cronos building, Sho finally returns home. In the morning, he talks with his lovely father, and together they recall memories of Sho's dead mother. Meanwhile, a surprising guest awaits Agito when he gets back home, and countermeasures are taken to attempt the recovery of Guyver I's Control Metal. A battle with a Hyper-Zoanoid begins, and this time Sho receives the aid of a mysterious gun-armed guy, who soon disappears. There's no time to celebrate victory though, as a shocked Mizuki discovers Sho's secret.

star 7.46
62 votes
Writers: Akihiro Izumi, Junki Takegami, Koji Ueda
The Visitor at Dusk

#20 - The Visitor at Dusk

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 27, 2005

After defeating the Zoanoid that Genzo sent, Sho encounters Lisker, AKA Guyver 2: the fight is one-sided, Lisker easily overpowering Sho, but Guyver II begins to malfunction, with gives Sho and Tetsuro a chance to escape. Commander Richard Guyot appears and takes back his place as Head of Cronos Japan. He also introduces a Hyper-Zoanoid known as Zerbebuth, and uses the Zoanoid to hunt down Sho at his school: with no choice but to fight, Sho takes on Zerbebuth, but with much difficulty.

star 7.35
93 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Koji Ueda, Ryo Yasumura
The Wondrous Bio-Boosted Armor

#21 - The Wondrous Bio-Boosted Armor

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 6, 2005

Cronos Corporation has been experimenting with bioweapons. They are concentrating on three Guyver Units, living suits of armor which bond with a subject and give the wearer abilities beyond human capabilities.

star 7.07
108 votes
Writers: Hiroyuki Ochi, Junki Takegami
The Miraculous Cell

#22 - The Miraculous Cell

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Sep 17, 2005

After Sho's disappearance, Tetsuro is taken to Cronos headquarters to be interrogated. There, he talks to Guyot in person, who reveales shocking informations about Zoanoids' real nature and Cronos' project of world domination. Meanwhile, Guyver II and III show up after Guyver I's Control Metal mysteriously reactivates, letting the first unit free to cause chaos in the building.

star 7.03
92 votes
Writers: Ichizou Kobayashi, Junki Takegami
To Each His Own Resolution

#23 - To Each His Own Resolution

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Oct 29, 2005

Thanks to Guyver I's intervention, the group manages to escape from mount Minakami, but after a brief run, the Zoanoids capture Fumio again and seriusly injure Sho. Agito leads the group to an old house located in the forest he uses as a personal refuge: there his butler Yohei and a girl, Shizu, help him and Sho recovering battle wounds. Mizuki talks to Shizu and learns stories about Makishima san's past, while Sho, worried about his father's fate, decides to return to Relic's Point.

star 7.00
32 votes
Writers: Hiroyuki Yano, Junki Takegami, Yasuko Kobayashi
The Creator's Ship

#24 - The Creator's Ship

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired Jan 7, 2006

While Guyot tries to run away from Alkampfer, who asks him to hand over the Remover, Sho and Agito try to enter the Crypt. While the two are inside, prof. Odagiri talks about past attempts made using Zoanoids to enter the Crypt and tells the story of the retrieval of the three Guyver units. Suddenly, Sho connects with the Crypt thanks to his unit's Control Metal and begins to mind control the whole ship.

star 7.00
33 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Masaya Sasaki, Natsuko Takahashi
The Third Shadow

#25 - The Third Shadow

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Sep 3, 2005

While dealing with Taraku-san's death, Sho and Tetsuro try to find a way to protect Mizuki. Cronos managed to cover up the explosion at school by making it appear as a terrorist attack. Moreover, Guyot decides to send two Hyper-Zoanoids against Guyver I in the attempt of recovering one of the missing units. A very tough battle begins: in the end Guyver III appears and saves Mizuki's life, who was being kidnapped by one of the Zoanoids.

star 6.89
66 votes
Writers: Junki Takegami, Shintaro Inokawa, Yuuji Hosono