The Best Episodes of UFO Robot Grendizer
Last Updated: Jan 20, 2019
UFO Robot Grendizer is a super robot TV anime and manga created by manga artist Go Nagai. It is still widely popular in the Middle East, and it was especially popular in France and Quebec, as well as among French speaking Canadians in the province of New Brunswick, where it was aired under the title Goldorak. In Italy, the series was as popular and known as Goldrake. The plot revolves around Duke Fleed who is a survivor of the Vega Star, raised by Dr. Umon as his adoptive son, and known as Daisuke Umon on Earth. Years after his arrival, he's faced with the threat of King Vega and his army, who want to conquer the Earth. With his friends Koji and Hikaru (and later his kid sister Maria Grace), Duke decides to fight back using his best weapon, the almighty Grendizer.
#1 - The Awakening of Volcanoes
Season 1 - Episode 40
A series of explosions start to occur under the sea and General Zuril wastes no time in discovering that this is raw Uranium. Saucer beast "Boi Boi" is launched to go and get this energy as this saucer beast naturally collects Uranium. At the same time Dr. Umon is alerted by these explosions which are close to an island with a Uranium capsule.
#2 - Vega's Spy
Season 1 - Episode 10
An inhabitant of the planet Rubi is contacted by Vega to explode the UFO carrier of Grendizer. The mission fails because of Duke Fleed and the Vegans try to kill the Rubinian. But Duke Fleed flies to his help.
#3 - Win or Perish
Season 1 - Episode 27
Grendizer's delicate weapon systems malfunction and he finds himself struggling against the enemy. The Vegans arrive and descend upon the Center. Hikaru and Daisuke must fix Grendizer and save the Center.
#4 - The Lightning Rock
Season 1 - Episode 30
A strange rock full of radiation energy lands on Earth and Dr. Umon can't make much of this new phenomenon. At the same time, the Vegans discover this strong source of energy and put it to use in their next saucer beast.
#5 - The Wings of Death
Season 1 - Episode 33
The Vegans send a bird named "Zari Zari" to distroy Grendizer, but Duke remember a similar bird from his home planet Fleed and will use this knowledge to go and finish it off.
#7 - The Invincible Cosmos
Season 1 - Episode 36
Dr. Umon calls Daisuke and Koji to show them the way that Grendizer and Double Spazer can unite together and fly. The objective of this is to minimize the need for Grendizer to have to lock in and out of Spazer as these are Grendizer's weakest moments and he is helpless in them.
#9 - Darkness Makers
Season 1 - Episode 39
Hikaru becomes a pilot. Duke Freed faces another Vegan saucer beast loaded with Vegatron rays, and Koji nearly gets captured by the Minifo after gathering the energy but manages to escape very injured.
#10 - The Patrol of Eagles
Season 1 - Episode 37
Danbi tells Daisuke that his daughter is outstanding and capable of helping him and Koji. Daisuke disagrees insisting that war and sport are two different things. Finally Daisuke will allow Hikaru to be part of the team after her vital help.
#11 - Baptism of Fire
Season 1 - Episode 41
Hikaru loses her consciousness during training and Duke Freed gets injured and his old wound gets worse. The Vegans begin their attack and Daisuke goes to the battle even though he is injured.
#12 - Ants and Men
Season 1 - Episode 45
With his telescope, Goro spots a meteor that splits in two with each piece landing in a different mountain. These actually contain eggs of the Vegan ants. When Goro tells everyone about it he is not taken seriously. Soon Grendizer and Drill Spazer will unite to face the new danger.