History YMMV / Cyborg009

8th Jul '17 11:12:32 PM ReddishGuy1
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** Emperor does a lot of questionable things in ''Call of Justice'', but [[spoiler:wiping Catalina's entire mind down to her base instincts]] definitely crossed a line.
2nd Jul '17 12:38:38 PM ACW
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**''Call of Justice '': [[BigBad Emperor]] is the mysterious leader of the [[AncientConspiracy Blessed]]. In order to [[AGodAmI evolve the human race more to his liking]], the Emperor resolves to initiate a process that will kill 95% of the human population all so he bring 5% under his control. After his initial plan fails, Emperor decides to combine his remaining powers with 001's psychic powers so he can "reset" humanity and rebuild their society from scratch. When his subordinate, Catalina, [[HeelFaceTurn betrays him]] after forming a bond with 009, Emperor punishes her by [[MindRape wiping her entire mind and reducing her down to her base instincts]]. Emperor then announces his intention to do this to all of humanity so he can reprogram them to worship him as a god. Though at first appearing to be a [[WellIntentionedExtremist well-intentioned]] being, the Emperor's [[NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist true colors]] are eventually revealed to be that of a [[ItsAllAboutMe egotistical]] lunatic, who even admits that he "never really had [a heart] to begin with."
30th May '17 5:44:00 AM ReddishGuy1
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** [[MadScientist (Claus/Klaus, originally Director) Van Vogt]] (or [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Van Bogoot or Ban Bogart/Van Bogart]]), Skull's [[TheDragon second-in-command]], is a Black Ghost executive who poses as a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive businessman]] to cover his exploits. [[EvilGenius Van Vogt]] forcibly converts three of Joe/Cyborg 009's childhood friends into cyborgs and sends them out to murder him. When they can't bring themselves to kill their old friend, Vogt activates the [[ExplosiveLeash bombs he planted]] in them to punish them for their failure. He later invades the Yomi Kingdom with an army of robots. While liberating the Pu'Awak people from the oppressive rule of the Zattan, Van Vogt's regime proves to not be much better, as he forces the Pu'Awak to work on Black Ghost's ultimate weapon, the Demon Statue. He [[LaserGuidedAmnesia mindwipes]] Helen, one of the five Pu'Awak princesses, so he can use her to infiltrate and destroy the 00 Cyborgs' home. One the mission has been accomplished, Vogt [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness leaves her for dead]]. When Helen and her sisters get fed up with his rule and help the 00 Cyborgs, Van Vogt mercilessly kills all five of them.

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** [[MadScientist (Claus/Klaus, originally Director) Van Vogt]] (or [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Van Bogoot or Ban Bogart/Van Bogart]]), Skull's [[TheDragon second-in-command]], is a Black Ghost executive who poses as a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive businessman]] to cover his exploits. [[EvilGenius Van Vogt]] forcibly converts three of Joe/Cyborg 009's childhood friends into cyborgs and sends them out to murder him. When they can't bring themselves to kill their old friend, Vogt activates the [[ExplosiveLeash bombs he planted]] in them to punish them for their failure. He later invades the Yomi Kingdom with an army of robots. While liberating the Pu'Awak people from the oppressive rule of the Zattan, Van Vogt's regime proves to not be much better, as he forces the Pu'Awak to work on Black Ghost's ultimate weapon, the Demon Statue. He [[LaserGuidedAmnesia mindwipes]] Helen, one of the five Pu'Awak princesses, so he can use her to infiltrate and destroy the 00 Cyborgs' home. One Once the mission has been accomplished, Vogt [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness leaves her for dead]]. When Helen and her sisters get fed up with his rule and help the 00 Cyborgs, Van Vogt mercilessly kills all five of them.them.
** [[MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate Dr.]] [[EvilCounterpart Gaia]] in the 2001 anime is the top [[MadScientist scientist]] of Black Ghost and the creator of the Mythos Cyborgs. An old colleague of Dr. Gilmore, Gaia and Gilmore disagreed on the concept of human emotions, with Gaia [[EvilCannotComprehendGood believing them to be a weakness]] while Gilmore thought they gave people strength. Setting up base on Magma Island, Gaia activates his Mythos Cyborgs and convinces them that they're actual Greek Gods who have returned to [[TheScourgeOfGod punish humanity for their sins]] and create a better world. Gaia then sends them across the world to cause disasters affecting hundreds of people so he can gather energy for his generator. When Artemis begins to [[HeelRealization doubt the Greek Gods' mission]] and [[ScrewThisImOutOfHere leaves]], Gaia fatally shoots her to prevent her from possibly interfering with his plans, even though she showed no intention of standing in the Mythos Cyborgs' way. Even as Magma Island collapses as a result of his generator overloading, Dr. Gaia refuses listen to reason, instead declaring that he can use his generator to [[AGodAmI become a god]]. In the end, Gaia is shown to not care about anything other than [[EvilIsPetty proving that his cyborgs are better than Gilmore's]] and [[AGodAmI becoming a god]].
13th May '17 5:15:35 AM ACW
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** [[BigBad Skull]] is the leader of the [[TheSyndicate Black]] [[ArmsDealer Ghost]] organization. He and his men [[WarForFunAndProfit exploit ongoing wars as way to make money]] by selling their weapons to both sides. In order to complete Black Ghost's "Cyborg Soldier" program, Skull sends his operatives across the world to kidnap people, taking them away from their families and friends so they can be forcibly experimented on. As a way to show off Cyborg 0013's capabilities, Skull has the cyborg rampage across Tokyo, causing tons of damage and endangering the lives of countless people all so he can create a spectacle for his investors. Skull later escalates the Muamban CivilWar by dealing weapons to both sides of the strife, planning to expand the conflict into other countries simply so he can sell more weapons. Skull is also a [[BadBoss user and abuser]] of his minions, and he will kill his underlings for reasons ranging from [[YouHaveFailedMe failing him]] to simply [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness being of no more use to him]]. His primary goal is to provoke [[WorldWarIII another World War]] just so he can deal more arms and make more of a profit. Skull is ultimately someone with an utter disregard for human life, only caring about the sales of his weapons.
** Skull's [[TheDragon second-in-command]], [[MadScientist Van Vogt]], isn't much better. A Black Ghost executive who poses as a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive businessman]] to cover his exploits, Van Vogt forcibly converts three of Joe/Cyborg 009's childhood friends into cyborgs and sends them out to murder him. When they can't bring themselves to kill their old friend, Vogt activates the [[ExplosiveLeash bombs he planted]] in them to punish them for their failure. He later invades the Yomi Kingdom with an army of robots. While liberating the Pu'Awak people from the oppressive rule of the Zattan, Van Vogt's regime proves to not be much better, as he forces the Pu'Awak to work on Black Ghost's ultimate weapon, the Demon Statue. He [[LaserGuidedAmnesia mindwipes]] Helen, one of the five Pu'Awak princesses, so he can use her to infiltrate and destroy the 00 Cyborgs' home. One the mission has been accomplished, Vogt [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness leaves her for dead]]. When Helen and her sisters get fed up with his rule and help the 00 Cyborgs, Van Vogt mercilessly kills all five of them.

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** [[BigBad Skull]] (or [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Skarle, Scar, Scarl, or Sekar]]) is the leader of the [[TheSyndicate Black]] [[ArmsDealer Ghost]] organization. the Black Ghost organization]]. He and his men [[WarForFunAndProfit exploit ongoing wars as way to make money]] by [[PlayingBothSides selling their weapons to both sides.sides]]. In order to complete Black Ghost's "Cyborg Soldier" program, Skull sends his operatives across the world to kidnap people, taking them away from their families and friends so they can be forcibly experimented on. As a way to show off Cyborg 0013's capabilities, Skull has the cyborg rampage across Tokyo, causing tons of massive damage and endangering the lives of countless people all so he can create a spectacle for his investors. Skull later escalates the Muamban CivilWar by dealing weapons to both sides of the strife, planning to expand the conflict into other countries simply so he can sell more weapons. Skull is also a [[BadBoss user and abuser]] abuser of his minions, minions]], and he will kill his underlings for reasons ranging from [[YouHaveFailedMe failing him]] to simply [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness being of no more use to him]]. His primary goal is to provoke [[WorldWarIII another World War]] just so he can deal more arms and [[{{Greed}} make more of a profit.profit]]. Skull is ultimately someone with an utter disregard for human life, only caring about the sales of his weapons.
** [[MadScientist (Claus/Klaus, originally Director) Van Vogt]] (or [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Van Bogoot or Ban Bogart/Van Bogart]]), Skull's [[TheDragon second-in-command]], [[MadScientist Van Vogt]], isn't much better. A is a Black Ghost executive who poses as a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive businessman]] to cover his exploits, exploits. [[EvilGenius Van Vogt Vogt]] forcibly converts three of Joe/Cyborg 009's childhood friends into cyborgs and sends them out to murder him. When they can't bring themselves to kill their old friend, Vogt activates the [[ExplosiveLeash bombs he planted]] in them to punish them for their failure. He later invades the Yomi Kingdom with an army of robots. While liberating the Pu'Awak people from the oppressive rule of the Zattan, Van Vogt's regime proves to not be much better, as he forces the Pu'Awak to work on Black Ghost's ultimate weapon, the Demon Statue. He [[LaserGuidedAmnesia mindwipes]] Helen, one of the five Pu'Awak princesses, so he can use her to infiltrate and destroy the 00 Cyborgs' home. One the mission has been accomplished, Vogt [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness leaves her for dead]]. When Helen and her sisters get fed up with his rule and help the 00 Cyborgs, Van Vogt mercilessly kills all five of them.
12th May '17 7:23:01 PM ReddishGuy1
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* MoralEventHorizon: Omega sinks below this within after two minutes of screentime in the "Cyborg X" episode of the '68 series, shocking X for his "human" thoughts.

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Omega sinks below this within after two minutes of screentime in the "Cyborg X" episode of the '68 series, shocking X for his "human" thoughts.
12th May '17 6:38:47 PM ReddishGuy1
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** [[BigBad Skull]] is the leader of the [[TheSyndicate Black]] [[ArmsDealer Ghost]] organization. He and his men [[WarForFunAndProfit exploit ongoing wars as way to make money]] by selling their weapons to both sides. In order to complete Black Ghost's "Cyborg Soldier" program, Skull sends his operatives across the world to kidnap people, taking them away from their families and friends so they can be forcibly experimented on. As a way to show off Cyborg 0013's capabilities, Skull has the cyborg rampage across Tokyo, causing tons of damage and endangering the lives of countless people all so he can create a spectacle for his investors. Skull later escalates the Muamban CivilWar by dealing weapons to both sides of the strife, planning to expand the conflict into other countries simply so he can sell more weapons. Skull is also a [[BadBoss user and abuser]] of his minions, and he will kill his underlings for reasons ranging from [[YouHaveFailedMe failing him]] to simply [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness being of no more use to him]]. His primary goal is to provoke [[WorldWarIII another World War]] just so he can deal more arms and make more of a profit. Skull is ultimately someone with an utter disregard for human life, only caring about the sales of his weapons.
** Skull's [[TheDragon second-in-command]], [[MadScientist Van Vogt]], isn't much better. A Black Ghost executive who poses as a [[CorruptCorporateExecutive businessman]] to cover his exploits, Van Vogt forcibly converts three of Joe/Cyborg 009's childhood friends into cyborgs and sends them out to murder him. When they can't bring themselves to kill their old friend, Vogt activates the [[ExplosiveLeash bombs he planted]] in them to punish them for their failure. He later invades the Yomi Kingdom with an army of robots. While liberating the Pu'Awak people from the oppressive rule of the Zattan, Van Vogt's regime proves to not be much better, as he forces the Pu'Awak to work on Black Ghost's ultimate weapon, the Demon Statue. He [[LaserGuidedAmnesia mindwipes]] Helen, one of the five Pu'Awak princesses, so he can use her to infiltrate and destroy the 00 Cyborgs' home. One the mission has been accomplished, Vogt [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness leaves her for dead]]. When Helen and her sisters get fed up with his rule and help the 00 Cyborgs, Van Vogt mercilessly kills all five of them.
7th Feb '17 7:31:27 PM GhostOfAGeek
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* {{Narm}}: From the episode "Friend" in the 2001 anime's English dub: "That only proves one thing... [[CaptainObvious BLACK GHOST IS EVIILLLL!]]"



* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: How some feel about the 2012 movie. What with its ConspicuousCG and drastic redesigns for some of the characters. 002's design being the most drastic and complained about, as not only he becomes a blond but ''loses'' his GagNose. [[http://frozenviolets.tumblr.com/post/21792400632/takigawa-009-re-cyborg-002 Here it is, if you wonder.]] It should be noted, however, that his nose is still [[http://31.media.tumblr.com/7faccc2dbf21542764eeb8540d8099c6/tumblr_mqxvm8YGNG1rljy4lo1_500.png rather big]], it's just being portrayed more realistically.

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* TheyChangedItNowItSucks: How some feel about the 2012 movie. What with its ConspicuousCG and drastic redesigns for some of the characters. 002's design being the most drastic and complained about, as not only he becomes a blond but ''loses'' his GagNose. [[http://frozenviolets.[[http://takigawa.tumblr.com/post/21792400632/takigawa-009-re-cyborg-002 com/post/21790821917/009-recyborg002%E3%82%B8%E3%82%A7%E3%83%83%E3%83%88%E3%83%AA%E3%83%B3%E3%82%AF Here it is, if you wonder.]] It should be noted, however, that his nose is still [[http://31.media.tumblr.com/7faccc2dbf21542764eeb8540d8099c6/tumblr_mqxvm8YGNG1rljy4lo1_500.png rather big]], it's just being portrayed more realistically.



* UnfortunateImplications: 008's original design, despite the very ''anti'' racist tone of the manga in itself. Toned down in later adaptations, like the 1980 movie and the 2001 series- where Pyunma looks much less caricatured. ([[http://frozenviolets.tumblr.com/post/21792207144/takigawa-o-o-009-re-cyborg And here is his re-design for the 2012 movie]], where he gains a BadassBeard and looks quite normal.) His 2001 design also carries over to Archaia's American graphic novel adaptation.

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* UnfortunateImplications: 008's original design, despite the very ''anti'' racist tone of the manga in itself. Toned down in later adaptations, like the 1980 movie and the 2001 series- where Pyunma looks much less caricatured. ([[http://frozenviolets.([[http://takigawa.tumblr.com/post/21792207144/takigawa-o-o-009-re-cyborg com/post/21791068037/o-o-%E6%98%A0%E7%94%BB009-recyborg%E7%A5%9E%E5%B1%B1%E5%81%A5%E6%B2%BB%E7%9B%A3%E7%9D%A3-%E5%8E%9F%E4%BD%9C-%E3%82%B5%E3%82%A4%E3%83%9C%E3%83%BC%E3%82%B0009 And here is his re-design for the 2012 movie]], where he gains a BadassBeard and looks quite normal.) His 2001 design also carries over to Archaia's American graphic novel adaptation.



* ValuesResonance: The team is not only multinational, but all the members consider themselves as TrueCompanions and treat each other with respect and affection no matter their differences. Not to mention the whole anti-war and anti-discrimination theme.

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* ValuesResonance: The team is not only multinational, but all the members consider themselves as TrueCompanions and treat each other with respect and affection no matter their differences. Not to mention the whole anti-war and anti-discrimination theme.theme.
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30th Apr '16 8:40:56 PM Angeldeb82
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* NightmareFuel: [[NightmareFuel/{{Cyborg009}} Here]].

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* NightmareFuel: [[NightmareFuel/{{Cyborg009}} Here]].Here.]]



* ValuesResonance: The team is not only multinational, but all the members consider themselves as TrueCompanions and treat each other with respect and affection no matter their differences. Not to mention the whole anti-war and anti-discrimination theme.
* VillainSue: The Gods from the ending just exist to kill all the characters.

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* ValuesResonance: The team is not only multinational, but all the members consider themselves as TrueCompanions and treat each other with respect and affection no matter their differences. Not to mention the whole anti-war and anti-discrimination theme.
* VillainSue: The Gods from the ending just exist to kill all the characters.
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24th Oct '15 9:29:19 AM Morgenthaler
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** G-Junior's backstory in the manga, however, pointedly avoids them. He was GenreSavvy enough to refuse a job offer ''because'' he didn't want to portray himself as a racist caricature.
** In several continuities, Albert Heinrich/004 fires his hand weapon by holding his fingers and thumb straight with a extended arm, which bears an uncomfortable resemblance to the [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything Nazi salute]]. It's exacerbated by the fact that 004 is a German who lived through Third Reich era, given than he's in his thirties when the series begins (early 1960s).
28th Sep '15 4:50:35 AM NonperformingAuthor
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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4CjzMjcM8U Here]] is the re-done 1979 theme.
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