History Anime / MegaZone23

10th Jun '17 2:59:48 PM Zuxtron
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* WaveMotionGun / ChestBlaster: One of the enemy Garlands has this in Part 3 [[spoiler: and it is also something that Eiji may AttackItsWeakPoint ForMassiveDamage]]

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* WaveMotionGun / ChestBlaster: One of the enemy Garlands has this in Part 3 [[spoiler: and it is also something [[AttackItsWeakPoint a weak point]] that Eiji may AttackItsWeakPoint ForMassiveDamage]]attack.]]
16th May '17 7:09:58 PM nombretomado
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Not to be confused with [[FanFic/UndocumentedFeatures MegaZone]].[[note]]Brian Bikowicz, the co-author of ''UndocumentedFeatures'', legally changed his name to [=MegaZone=] because he was such a big fan of this anime.[[/note]]

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Not to be confused with [[FanFic/UndocumentedFeatures MegaZone]].[[note]]Brian Bikowicz, the co-author of ''UndocumentedFeatures'', ''Fanfic/UndocumentedFeatures'', legally changed his name to [=MegaZone=] because he was such a big fan of this anime.[[/note]]
3rd Mar '17 2:46:48 PM kkhohoho
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Teenager Shogo Yahagi is a motorcycle nut with few cares in the world; he and his friends do little more than ride around and have fun. This all changes when one of his older friends leaves a mysterious, incredibly-advanced motorcycle called the Bahamut in Shogo's possession. The Bahamut is far more than it seems, and a mysterious cabal of [[TheMenInBlack men in black]] seems willing to do anything to get it back. Soon, Shogo discovers some of the secrets hidden in the Bahamut, and it leads him to even more -- secrets that will completely change his understanding of the world he lives in.

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Teenager Shogo Yahagi is a motorcycle nut with few cares in the world; he and his friends do little more than ride around and have fun. This all changes when one of his older friends leaves a mysterious, incredibly-advanced motorcycle called the Bahamut in Shogo's possession. The Bahamut is far more than it seems, and a mysterious cabal of [[TheMenInBlack men in black]] seems willing to do anything to get it back. Soon, Shogo discovers some of the secrets hidden in the Bahamut, and it leads him to even more -- secrets; secrets that will completely change his understanding of the world he lives in.
12th Feb '17 2:03:17 PM Gouken20xx
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** It's heavily implied that the Maneuver Slaves, unlike the Garland, store most of their robot parts in their transport trucks.
1st Feb '17 11:22:56 AM Black_Diesel
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[[quoteright:200:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/MZ23,_Cover_Shot.jpg]]

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27th Dec '16 6:46:53 PM Winter
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* ChaseScene
* CityInABottle
* CombatTentacles

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* ChaseScene
ChaseScene: Quite a lot of all three parts consist of the main character on his bike with cops or someone else on his tail.
* CityInABottle
CityInABottle: In parts I and II, [[spoiler: Tokyo is actually a replica inside a giant GenerationShip]]
* CombatTentaclesCombatTentacles: The favoured weapons of the invaders in Part II. They mostly fight by tearing people apart.



* CoolBike: The Garlands
** Though on the whole they're not actually very good bikes. They can go very fast, but it's all brute thrust [[MasterOfNone and they're extremely bulky and unmaneuverable due carrying all their robot parts around with them]], unlike the aforementioned Hargans. Amusingly demonstrated by Shogo causing several traffic accidents as he tries to drive it the same way as a normal bike.
** In Megazone 23 Part 3, something that is notable is that all the scenes involving Eiji and his team, who are all using Garlands with their conversion modules locked out, have them travelling along curiously empty and wide streets.
* CyberPunk

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* CoolBike: The Garlands
** Though on
Garlands, which not only transform into a humanoid mech mode, but also potentially have a direct connection to the whole Bahamut super computer. That said, they're not actually very good bikes. They can go very fast, but it's all brute thrust [[MasterOfNone and they're extremely bulky and unmaneuverable due carrying all their robot parts around with them]], unlike the aforementioned Hargans. Amusingly demonstrated by Shogo causing several traffic accidents as he tries to drive it the same way as a normal bike.
** In Megazone 23 * CyberPunk: Underneath the [=80s=] Tokyo veneer, there's a plotline about supercomputers, dark secrets, and control of the media. Part 3, something that is notable is that all the scenes involving Eiji III adds hackers and his team, who are all using Garlands with their conversion modules locked out, have them travelling along curiously empty and wide streets.
* CyberPunk
a cult.



* DistressedDamsel
* DownerEnding: To Part 1 -- [[spoiler:after StormingTheCastle, Shogo is soundly defeated by B.D., who decides that he's NotWorthKilling - or thinks he's dead but doesn't even care enough to check.]]

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* DistressedDamsel
DistressedDamsel: Eve is mostly a hostage of the military through the first two installments.
* DownerEnding: All three parts end pretty badly.
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To Part 1 -- [[spoiler:after StormingTheCastle, Shogo is soundly defeated by B.D., who decides that he's NotWorthKilling - or thinks he's dead but doesn't even care enough to check.]]



* GenerationShip

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* GenerationShipGenerationShip: [=Megazone=] has been away from Earth for hundreds of years, maintaining the illusion of Tokyo for its inhabitants. It's not the only one, and the "alien" enemies in Part II are another ship that retained or developed more advanced technology on the trip.



* GovernmentConspiracy

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* GovernmentConspiracyGovernmentConspiracy: In the first two parts, the government has learned about the true nature of their world and act to keep the truth from the public.



* IKnowMortalKombat: Intentionally done by the Orange corporation in ''Part III''.

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* IKnowMortalKombat: Intentionally done by the Orange corporation in ''Part III''. They create a mecha combat simulator and market it as a game to identify and recruit potential pilots.



* TheMasquerade

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* TheMasqueradeTheMasquerade: Bahamut keeps the true nature of "Tokyo" from its inhabitants, concealing the ship's advanced machinery and maintaining an artificial sky.



* TransformingMecha

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* TransformingMechaTransformingMecha: Garlands, which transform from rather bulky motorcycles into humanoid mecha.
13th Sep '16 4:15:41 AM Gouken20xx
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* Played fairly straight with Eve, except in Part II when she's reprogrammed as a propaganda tool, wearing solely an unflattering military uniform.

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* ** Played fairly straight with Eve, except in Part II when she's reprogrammed as a propaganda tool, wearing solely an unflattering military uniform.uniform. Every other appearance of Eve, [[spoiler: Even the real one]] looks far nicer on the eyes.



* RobotGirl: Implied with Eve Tokimatsuri. [[Spoiler: Eve is just a normal teenage girl... who went into hypersleep for over a millenia.]]

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* RobotGirl: Implied with Eve Tokimatsuri. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Eve is just a normal teenage girl... who went into hypersleep for over a millenia.]]
13th Sep '16 4:09:12 AM Gouken20xx
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** SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped: The defence system for Earth is the ADAM System. The computer system built into the city computer is called EVE, as is the female proxy for humanity in all the instalments.



** A mild and consistent error is in the naming of the bike and the civic computer.
*** Most fans who are used to the Harmony Gold dubs refer to the bike as the Bahamut or Bahamode, sometimes suffixing it with Garland, and assume EVE is the civic computer outright.
*** Fans who have watched the later dub of the third part, or the remastered dub, correctly refer to the bike as the Garland outright and the civic computer as interchangeably Bahamut or Bahamode.



* PhlebotinumRebel: Shogo Yahagi and the Bahamut.

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* PhlebotinumRebel: Shogo Yahagi and the Bahamut.Garland motorcycle.



* RobotGirl

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* RobotGirlRobotGirl: Implied with Eve Tokimatsuri. [[Spoiler: Eve is just a normal teenage girl... who went into hypersleep for over a millenia.]]
7th May '16 11:26:39 AM Gouken20xx
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* TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive: Subverted with Eiji's interactions with Sion, after he decides to date Ryo by random chance. [[spoiler: Completely played straight with Eve's interactions with Eiji AND Sion!]]



* EvilDiva: Arguably, Eve.

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* EvilDiva: Arguably, Eve. [[spoiler: Arguably subverted by the real Eve, who is the absent hyperuser for the entire civic computer system]]



* Played fairly straight with Eve, except in Part II when she's reprogrammed as a propaganda tool, wearing solely an unflattering military uniform.



* TimeSkip: Between Parts 2 and 3.

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* TimeSkip: Between Parts 2 and 3.3, with the protagonist being descended from presumably Shogo Yahagi and Yui Kisaragi.


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* TranslationConvention: Throughout the series, various displays have romanized versions of names as well as english terms, with very little on-screen use of japanese text.
5th May '16 4:50:30 PM nombretomado
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** A prominent billboard that appears in the first bike chase scene in Part I has "Creator/DavidBowie" written on it.

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** A prominent billboard that appears in the first bike chase scene in Part I has "Creator/DavidBowie" "Music/DavidBowie" written on it.
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