History Manga / SuperRobotRetsuden

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''Super Robot Retsuden'' is a 2002 HumongousMecha manga written and illustrated by Creator/KenIshikawa, featuring Dynamic Planning's most famous HumongousMecha: ''Anime/MazingerZ'', ''Anime/GreatMazinger'', ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'', ''Manga/GetterRobo'' and ''Anime/KotetsuJeeg''.

An alien lifeform named [[EldrithcAbomination Varon]] approaches Earth, looking to destroy human civilization. Kouji Kabuto and his allies have to team up to fight off Varon and its massive monsters called “Meteor Beasts”.

!! This manga provides examples of the next tropes:
* AffectionateParody: The story parodies TheSeventies Creator/ToeiAnimation crossover movies.
* BigBad: Varon the Annihilator all life on Earth.
* BreathWeapon: Meteor Beast D'Gorah's mouth fires energy blasts.
* {{Crossover}}: ''Anime/MazingerZ'', ''Anime/GreatMazinger'', ''Anime/UFORoboGrendizer'', ''Manga/GetterRobo'' and ''Anime/KotetsuJeeg''.
* EldritchAbomination: Valor is a massive, non-humanoid monster that hails across the space void, exterminating sentient civilizations.
* GenericDoomsdayVillain: Valor has no past, background or motivations other than being an omnicidal maniac. This is intentional on Ishikawa's part.
* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: Valor's origins are never revealed.
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Jeeg pulls one off to destroy Valor; luckily, he survives]].
* HotBlooded: All pilots are passionate and enthusiastic.
* HotBloodedSideburns: Kouji's sideburns are long and spiky. Ryoma and Hiroshi’s are huge and bushy.
* HumongousMecha: In addition to the canonical giant robots, a giant TransformingMecha turns up during the FinalBattle.
* LavaAddsAwesome: In the second chapter, the Monster of the Week causes Mount Fuji to erupt.
* MetaMecha: In the FinalBattle, the five lead robots pilot a TransformingMecha.
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: D'Gorah is a shape-shifting, serpent-like, beaked lava dragon that can vomit massive fire blasts.
* {{Robeast}}: The Meteor Beasts.
* RocketPunch: All robots are equipped with a type of missile punch.
* SpotlightStealingSquad: Ishikawa’s own creations, Getter Robo and Getter Robo G, receive most of screen time.
* TurnedToStone: A Meteor Beast is armed with some kind of petrifying gas.
* WaveMotionGun: D'Gorah's shoots massive energy blasts.
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