History Animation / RobotTaekwonV

19th Jul '15 4:57:29 PM nombretomado
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Robot Taekwon V (released in America as ''Voltar The Invincible'') was a 1976 South Korean animated film that inspired many sequels and comic books. In Japan it's known as a MazingerZ ripoff, but the creator Kim Cheong-gi freely admits that it directly inspired him and mentions that Mazinger Z is popular in South Korea.[[note]]It's also important to note that South Korean laws enacted in the Cold War forbade any South Korean from legitimately purchasing/obtaining Japanese-made media, including video games. The laws were removed in 1990 after Seoul and Tokyo began to establish and improve foreign relations between each other, with the exception of not allowing Japanese shows and music to be aired anywhere in South Korea. Seoul, however, has made suggestions that a gradual lifting of the ban will be done eventually.[[/note]]

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Robot Taekwon V (released in America as ''Voltar The Invincible'') was a 1976 South Korean animated film that inspired many sequels and comic books. In Japan it's known as a MazingerZ Anime/MazingerZ ripoff, but the creator Kim Cheong-gi freely admits that it directly inspired him and mentions that Mazinger Z is popular in South Korea.[[note]]It's also important to note that South Korean laws enacted in the Cold War forbade any South Korean from legitimately purchasing/obtaining Japanese-made media, including video games. The laws were removed in 1990 after Seoul and Tokyo began to establish and improve foreign relations between each other, with the exception of not allowing Japanese shows and music to be aired anywhere in South Korea. Seoul, however, has made suggestions that a gradual lifting of the ban will be done eventually.[[/note]]
1st Jun '15 7:16:45 PM nombretomado
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** May or may not in fact be the TropeMaker. The show came out two years before ''{{Daimos}}'', the anime which is usually credited with inventing the concept. It seems some things really were [[Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia invented in Korea...]]

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** May or may not in fact be the TropeMaker. The show came out two years before ''{{Daimos}}'', ''{{Anime/Daimos}}'', the anime which is usually credited with inventing the concept. It seems some things really were [[Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia invented in Korea...]]
14th Mar '15 6:07:52 PM nombretomado
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** May or may not in fact be the TropeMaker. The show came out two years before ''{{Daimos}}'', the anime which is usually credited with inventing the concept. It seems some things really were [[AxisPowersHetalia invented in Korea...]]

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** May or may not in fact be the TropeMaker. The show came out two years before ''{{Daimos}}'', the anime which is usually credited with inventing the concept. It seems some things really were [[AxisPowersHetalia [[Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia invented in Korea...]]
8th Jun '14 4:58:07 AM Ominae
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Robot Taekwon V (released in America as ''Voltar The Invincible'') was a 1976 South Korean animated film that inspired many sequels and comic books. In Japan it's known as a MazingerZ ripoff, but the creator Kim Cheong-gi freely admits that it directly inspired him and mentions that Mazinger Z is popular in South Korea.[[note]]It's also important to note that South Korean laws enacted in the Cold War forbade any South Korean from legitimately purchasing/obtaining Japanese-made media, including video games. The laws were removed in 1990 after Seoul and Tokyo began to establish and improve foreign relations between each other, with the exception of not allowing Japanese shows and music to be aired anywhere in South Korea. Seoul, however has made suggestions that a gradual lifting of the ban will be done eventually.[[/note]]

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Robot Taekwon V (released in America as ''Voltar The Invincible'') was a 1976 South Korean animated film that inspired many sequels and comic books. In Japan it's known as a MazingerZ ripoff, but the creator Kim Cheong-gi freely admits that it directly inspired him and mentions that Mazinger Z is popular in South Korea.[[note]]It's also important to note that South Korean laws enacted in the Cold War forbade any South Korean from legitimately purchasing/obtaining Japanese-made media, including video games. The laws were removed in 1990 after Seoul and Tokyo began to establish and improve foreign relations between each other, with the exception of not allowing Japanese shows and music to be aired anywhere in South Korea. Seoul, however however, has made suggestions that a gradual lifting of the ban will be done eventually.[[/note]]
7th Jun '14 6:14:11 PM Ominae
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''RobotTaekwonV'' (released in America as ''Voltar The Invincible'') was a 1976 South Korean animated film that inspired many sequels and comic books. In Japan it's known as a MazingerZ ripoff, but the creator Kim Cheong-gi freely admits that it directly inspired him and mentions that Mazinger Z is popular in South Korea.[[note]]It's also important to note that South Korean laws enacted in the Cold War forbade any South Korean from legitimately purchasing/obtaining Japanese-made media, including video games. The laws were removed in 1990 after Seoul and Tokyo began to establish and improve foreign relations between each other, with the exception of not allowing Japanese shows and music to be aired anywhere in South Korea. Seoul, however has made suggestions that a gradual lifting of the ban will be done eventually.[[/note]]

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''RobotTaekwonV'' Robot Taekwon V (released in America as ''Voltar The Invincible'') was a 1976 South Korean animated film that inspired many sequels and comic books. In Japan it's known as a MazingerZ ripoff, but the creator Kim Cheong-gi freely admits that it directly inspired him and mentions that Mazinger Z is popular in South Korea.[[note]]It's also important to note that South Korean laws enacted in the Cold War forbade any South Korean from legitimately purchasing/obtaining Japanese-made media, including video games. The laws were removed in 1990 after Seoul and Tokyo began to establish and improve foreign relations between each other, with the exception of not allowing Japanese shows and music to be aired anywhere in South Korea. Seoul, however has made suggestions that a gradual lifting of the ban will be done eventually.[[/note]]
7th Jun '14 1:48:32 AM Ominae
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* DirtyCommunists[=/=]RedScare: Possibly played with the Red Empire. They sport the red star, which is a known symbol for Communism. [[spoiler:Averted since it's used only to cover Dr. Kaff's terrorist activities.]] [[GeniusBonus Since this was made in the 1970s with North Korea being a major threat to South Korea after the Korean War and even after the end of the Cold War..]]

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* DirtyCommunists[=/=]RedScare: Possibly played with the Red Empire. They sport the red star, which is a known symbol for Communism. [[spoiler:Averted since it's used only to cover Dr. Kaff's terrorist activities.]] [[GeniusBonus Since this was made in the 1970s with North Korea being a major threat to South Korea after the Korean War and even after the end of the Cold War..War...]]
7th Jun '14 1:32:14 AM Ominae
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* RecruitTeenagersWithAttitude: Played with with Hoon and Yeong as the pilots of Taekwon V after Dr. Yoon recruits them since Dr. Kim was killed in a Red Empire raid on his hideout.

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* RecruitTeenagersWithAttitude: Played with with Hoon and Yeong as the pilots of Taekwon V after Dr. Yoon recruits them since Dr. Kim was killed in a Red Empire raid on his hideout.lab.
6th Jun '14 9:53:11 AM Ominae
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* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts: Partially part of the plot. While Hoon and Mori are East Asians and they know to fight via Taekwondo, Richard fights in Taekwondo as a representative of the United States. [[spoiler:The latter two are kidnapped by Red Empire agents in order to brainwash them and let them pilot their robots.]]

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* AllAsiansKnowMartialArts: Partially part of the plot. While Hoon Hoon, Yoon and Mori are East Asians and they know to fight via Taekwondo, Richard fights in Taekwondo as a representative of the United States. [[spoiler:The latter two are kidnapped by Red Empire agents in order to brainwash them and let them pilot their robots.]]
6th Jun '14 9:52:52 AM Ominae
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* WhattheHellHero: A minor one when South Korean troops open fire on Kim Cheol despite his insistence that he's with Taekwon V and he's not the one responsible for destroying the city.

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* WhattheHellHero: [[WhattheHellHero What the Hell Hero]]: A minor one when South Korean troops open fire on Kim Cheol despite his insistence that he's with Taekwon V and he's not the one responsible for destroying the city.
6th Jun '14 9:43:31 AM Ominae
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* EarnYourHappyEnding: The Taekwon V team was able to defeat the Red Empire and save the world from terrorists.


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* ThePromise: [[spoiler: One was made to Mary that she can be human. At the end, Hoon found Mary's robotic heart with Dr. Yoon mentioning that they can do it.]]
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