Getter Robo Hien

Getter Robo Hien: The Earth Suicide

is a Japanese manga created by Naoto Tsushima based on Ken Ishikawa's draft and notes after his death. It is a monthly serialized super robot manga continuing the Getter Robo mythos by way of the titular Getter Robo Hien. The first tankobon, collecting the first five chapters, was published by Gentosha Comics. Eight chapters have been released and will continue to be released the 28th of every month in Magna, a low-resolution free webcomic, only to be printed in higher quality in further tankobon volumes. Note: the official Japanese title uses Robot, with T, as seen in the logo of the series.

Plot

An old Hayato (the original Getter 2 pilot) leads the Saotome Research Facility, which has developed the Getter Robo Hien to combat a new force of plantlike monsters which seek to extinguish all human presence on Earth.

Characters

Saotome Research Institute

  • : the Head of the Saotome Institute and ex-pilot of Getter.

Getter Team

  • : Pilot of Getter 1
  • : Pilot of Getter 2
  • : Pilot of Getter 3

American Army

  • : Excalibur's Main Pilot.

Enemies

  • : A mad scientist focused on world conquest.
  • : Professor Jacov's son.

Mechanics

Getter Robo Hien

Getter 1

  • Attacks
    • Getter Tomahawk: A gigantic twin-bladed axe, and Getter-1's main melee weapon.
    • Plasma Nova: A giant plasma beam from the twin cannons inside Getter-1's shoulders.

Getter 2

  • Attacks

Getter 3

  • Attacks
    • Napalm Rain: Getter-3 launches a seemingly infinte amount of missiles launched from his arms, fingers, and many other spots.
    • :

Old Getter Robo

Excalibur

is a Super Robot from the United States. It has an aerodynamic form and a humanoid form.

Humanoid form

  • Attacks
    • Justice: the Statue of Liberty changes form and becomes a giant beam cannon wielded by Excalibur.
    • Maximum Thunder:

Aerodynamic form

Excalibur II

is a Super Robot from the United States. It has an aerodynamic form and a humanoid form.

Humanoid form

  • Attacks
    • Cross Judgement:

Aerodynamic form

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