The BEST Episodes of UFO Robot Grendizer

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 15, 2020

Network: Fuji TV

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.

The Awakening of Volcanoes

#1 - The Awakening of Volcanoes

Season 1 - Episode 40 - Aired Jul 4, 1976

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.

star 10.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Vega's Spy

#2 - Vega's Spy

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 7, 1975

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.

star 7.50
56 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Win or Perish

#3 - Win or Perish

Season 1 - Episode 27 - Aired Apr 4, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Lightning Rock

#4 - The Lightning Rock

Season 1 - Episode 30 - Aired Apr 25, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Wings of Death

#5 - The Wings of Death

Season 1 - Episode 33 - Aired May 16, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Mercenary of Oppression

#6 - The Mercenary of Oppression

Season 1 - Episode 34 - Aired May 23, 1976

Vega promised Commander Gos that if he kills Duke Freed then Vega would spare the Wolf Planet from Vegan brutality.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Invincible Cosmos

#7 - The Invincible Cosmos

Season 1 - Episode 36 - Aired Jun 6, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
A Star is Dead

#8 - A Star is Dead

Season 1 - Episode 37 - Aired Jun 13, 1976

The Vegan plan is to steal a huge capsule full of Super Uranium from Earth. Vegan forces are dispatched immediately to do just that.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Darkness Makers

#9 - Darkness Makers

Season 1 - Episode 38 - Aired Jun 20, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Patrol of Eagles

#10 - The Patrol of Eagles

Season 1 - Episode 39 - Aired Jun 27, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Baptism of Fire

#11 - Baptism of Fire

Season 1 - Episode 41 - Aired Jul 11, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Ants and Men

#12 - Ants and Men

Season 1 - Episode 45 - Aired Aug 8, 1976

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.

star 7.00
28 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Brothers of the Universe

#13 - Brothers of the Universe

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 5, 1975

Koji Kaboto tries his OVT that he made with pieces of mecano. When flying, he is attacked by the UFOs of Vega. Fortunately Duke Fleed arrives on time to save the day (but not too quickly nonetheless). Koji does not actually know that Duke Fleed is the prince of Fleed.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Prince of the Other World

#14 - Prince of the Other World

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 12, 1975

Koji discovers the identity of the Duke Fleed, but has no time to ask questions because Vega attacks. Duke Fleed and Koji unite their power and push back the enemy.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Tragic Fiesta

#15 - The Tragic Fiesta

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 19, 1975

Dampee Makeeba organizes a party at the ranch and invites Koji and Duke Fleed. The latter has no time to eat anything because Vega attacks. Will he have the time to make it to Grendizer before the earth is ravaged? All bets are open...

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Island of Fear

#16 - The Island of Fear

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 26, 1975

Gandal wants to discover the hiding place of Grendizer. So he launches a massive attack. Koji tries to confront the enemies alone, but he only succeeds to crush himself on a deserted island. Finally Duke Fleed makes it there and saves the day.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Pitfall of Death

#17 - The Pitfall of Death

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 2, 1975

Koji, Hikaro, Goro and Bunta are taken in hostage. Actarus interrupts his siesta to free them.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Attack on Perlepolis

#18 - Attack on Perlepolis

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 9, 1975

Hikaro leaves for Perlepolis with Bunta. Their bus is attacked by a monster of Vega. Koji distracts the monster the time that Duke Fleed arrives (Grendizer has trouble to start up in winter).

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Feast of the Wolves

#19 - The Feast of the Wolves

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 16, 1975

Janus, from the fearsome Ruins' Division, attacks Grendizer that is powerless in front of the brutality and the agility of his enemy.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Radars are Off

#20 - The Radars are Off

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 23, 1975

Blaki sets a trap to Grendizer by hiding mines in a cloud of spatial dust. Koji falls in the trap. Fortunately Duke Fleed helps him and destroys the Golgoth 8.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Black Moon Camp

#21 - The Black Moon Camp

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 30, 1975

Koji is captured with his UFO by the Vegans. Grendizer attacks the camp of the black Moon to save him.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Day when the Sun will Stop

#22 - The Day when the Sun will Stop

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 14, 1975

The Vegans plan is to bring Grendizer to the shadow of the moon during the eclipse because Grendizer's systems will shut down temporarily under it and then destroy it.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
Blood on Snow

#23 - Blood on Snow

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 21, 1975

Daisuke and Kogi are sent to investigate an avalanche and to find survivors. They find a girl named Mirana who lost her memory. Back at Space Science Centre she begins to remember how a saucer destroyed her home.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
By Iron and by Fire

#24 - By Iron and by Fire

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 28, 1975

A new Vegan mecha comes to destroy Earth. It sucks power from the sun and burns everything in its path. Grendizer is damaged by it and has to withdraw. As the mecha attacks again Grendizer has to go to battle weaponless.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai
The Day of the Rising Sun

#25 - The Day of the Rising Sun

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 4, 1976

Boss, Nuké, and Mocha are in this episode. They are visiting their old friend Koji Kabuto. The Vegans keep their eye on a mysterious orange robot that is found skiing near-by. Commander Blacki orders the Minifo to follow it and investigate.

star 0.00
0 votes
Writers: Go Nagai