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''Cubix: Robots For Everyone'' (2001) was a short-lived Korean AllCGICartoon, set [[ExpositoryThemeTune in the future not so far away]] where robots capable of emotions and independent thought are commonplace.

The plot revolves around a boy named Connor and his RobotBuddy Cubix, a SuperPrototype made of modular blocks who can transform into a number of useful forms. Along with his friends from the local robot repair shop (the "Botties"), Connor and Cubix battle the evil Dr. K as he tries to collect a mysterious substance called Solex that's causing robots to go berserk.

The series was commissioned, licensed and dubbed by Creator/FourKidsEntertainment and was animated by Korean animation studio ''Cinepix''.

4kids worked together with Cinepix to produce the show. As such the Korean version came first and the English version was based upon it, with several scenes featuring new animation being [[AdaptationExpansion created solely for the English version]]. For example, more scenes were added into the first episode showing the Botties warming up to Connor as he works on Cubix.

Other international dubs are based on the English dub with the exception of the Japanese dub [[CutAndPasteTranslation which borrows elements from both the English and Korean version]] for its own unique adaptation.

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* AdaptationExpansion: As stated previously new scenes and footage were created for the English adaptation. However in order to meet the standard episode run time, certain scenes from the original were either shortened or AdaptedOut.
* TheAhnold: Maximix, a deliberate parody of Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks with a thick Austrian accent.
* AllThereInTheManual: Some pieces of information are never mentioned within the series and were instead present on external media. For example many of the background robots' names were only revealed on promotional media.
** The book "Connor's guide to Bubble Town" claims the Disposix the Botties rescued was named "Pepe" though said detail is never mentioned within episode 4. This is actually a case of LostInTranslation as in the original Korean dub, Disposix was indeed named Pepe.
** Scenes showing Professor Nemo discovering Solex and the explosion at Robixcorp were only shown on promotional tapes.
* AlmightyJanitor: The Janitor Robot in "Tyrannix". [[spoiler: He's really Grixkey (read: Wayne Gretzky), the former star player of the hockey-like sport played by robots. Dr. K might be the one behind his current occupation.]]
* AlphabeticalThemeNaming: The names of Dr K's robots usually begin with "K". Dr K even muses that when he captures Cubix for himself, he'll keep the name but spell it with a "K".
** [[ThemeNaming [=RobixCorp=] robots usually have "ix" somewhere in their names.]]
* AlternativeForeignThemeSong: While most of the International dubs used a cover of the [[https://youtu.be/XskHytzMIrE English theme song "Robots for Everyone"]] there were some exceptions.
** Some airings in the US used a [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1PJsIqdqMQA different remix]] of "Robots for everyone".
** The Italian dub used [[https://youtu.be/Robq8DrBEqw "Technological Friend: Cubix"]]
* AwesomeByAnalysis: Cerebrix has no offensive capabilities but as his name suggests, he is essentially a brain on legs. He can hack and/or analyze just about anything and can replicate any frequency he comes across, allowing him to jam the enemies' weapons while the others do the hitting.
* BadassBoast: Dr K's password "The password is ''I'm Dr K and you're not!''" Later [[spoiler: Kilobot]] would put his own twist on it to taunt Dr K.
--> '''[[spoiler: Kilobot:]]''' [[spoiler: "The password is ''I'm Kilobot and you're not!''" ]]
* BareYourMidriff: Abby's outfit.
* BootstrappedLeitmotif: Kilobot's signature EPU absorption theme was actually first used in the episode "Magnetix Personality" during Kan-It's rampage.
* {{Bowdlerise}}: Occasionally certain scenes were shortened, removed or entirely reanimated in order tone down violence. For example, in the episode 1 a scene with the Solex infected Weld-N-Fix attacking other robots was reanimated to Weld-N-Fix lying broken in a pile of debris.
** In episode 2, Dr K. being blown away by an explosion had its fire effects reduced. Also, less attention was drawn to Connor and Graham almost getting hit by a piece of broken scaffolding.
** The infamous "Burping Bubbles" scene in "Tommorows Robot Today". In the original the bubbles were explosive, whereas in the dub they're still explosive but are filled with gas that makes people burp.
** In "War Triangle" Dr K. creates an allegory of his evil plan using Gingerbread Cookies embedded with gumdrops. In the original version the cookies were action figures (with gumdrops stuck to them). This change was likely made due to the fact that Dr K. proceeds to eat a gumdrop in the scene and 4kids didn't want to give kids the impression it's okay to eat toy parts.
* ABoyAndHisX: A boy and his multi-colored shapeshifting super-powered RobotBuddy.
* CantCatchUp: The other robots in regards to Cubix. Due to the fact that [[spoiler: Cubix runs on solex]]. Maximix eventually suffers a crisis in confidence as a result in "The Importance of being Maximix".
* ChestBlaster: Cubix combines this with a BattleAura to push enemies off of him. Kolossal has a solar cannon he only uses once. [[spoiler:Kulminator has two: a Gatling-like beam and a Solex-powered DisintegratorRay.]]
* CoolBigSis: Hela is this towards the Botties.
* CombiningMecha: Katastrophe has two main parts that can operate separately or join together.
** In "War Triangle" Kilobot forcefully combines with Cubix's body to take control of him.
* CrushKillDestroy: Solex-infected robots are prone to going on a rampage.
* CurseCutShort: Averted in ''Kubix!!!'', where Mong does a song and dance in front of a [[spoiler: sleeping Kolossal and when the Botties try to warn Mong that it's waking up]], he believes that they're attempting to do this.
--> '''Mong:''' Lighten up! There's nothing wrong with saying rump.
* DisneyDeath: [[spoiler: Cubix twice near the end of Season 1.]]
** [[spoiler: And Maximix at the end of season 2, who is killed by Kilobot, and is brought back using the data that Kilobot had absorbed from Maximix in an earlier episode. Subverted somewhat as Maximix lost some of his memory as a result.]]
* DisappearedDad: And MissingMom. Both Conner's mom and Hela's dad are dead. [[spoiler: It turns out that Hela's dad, Dr. Nemo, had just been kidnapped.]]
* DoAnythingRobot: Cubix can parts-shift to form vehicles for Connor, including a hover scooter and helicopter. On top of that, Cubix even has smaller gadgets built into his cube parts that can be used in other situations.
* DubNameChange: 4Kids localized many of the original Korean character names for the English dub. (Their original names are listed in the Korean dub folder.)
** Mong's name was redubbed as "Mark" in the UK broadcast after there was some controversy about his character. MENCAP complained that the character of Mong makes fun of people who are Mongoloid but it probably wasn't intentional on the creators' part. Ironically Mong was the only Bottie to retain his name from the original Korean version.
* EtTuBrute: Dr K is genuinely surprised when it seems as though [[spoiler: Kolossal has betrayed him alongside Kilobot]].
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Dr K is reunited with Klank, the robot equivalent to his childhood teddybear only for him to be damaged beyond repair in a nearby fight. Dr K is so distraught he bursts into tears and orders everyone to retreat despite having the upper hand during the battle.
* EvilCounterpart: Kilobot to Cubix, to the point of being designed with his cube separation gimmick. The major differences between them are that Cubix is loyal to his friends, while Kilobot is much more willing to betray Dr. k, [[spoiler:eventually mutinying in the second season finale]].
* EnemyMine:[[spoiler: In the series finale, The Botties and Dr. K team up to stop Kilobot from taking over the world.]]
* ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin: Cubix not only is made of cubes, but also features the colors on a standard Rubix cube (red, green, yellow, blue, white, and orange). May qualify as FridgeBrilliance.
* ExposedToTheElements: Abby still wears her midriff bearing top even in cold weather.
* {{Expy}}: Kilobot resembles the Astranagant from ''VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsAlpha'' (who was created by [[AllYourPowersCombined combining the data of many robots]]), and similar to its pilot Ingram Prisken, [[spoiler:he betrays his master]].
* FallingIntoTheCockpit: [[spoiler:Near the end of the first season, the Botties take control of Dr. K's other robots when fighting Kolossal. Of course, they barely have a clue what they're doing.]]
* FirstEpisodeResurrection: No one had been able to repair Cubix until Connor came along in the first episode.
--> '''Chip:''' We all really tried, but none of us could fix him up.
* {{Foreshadowing}}: In the fifth episode, Mong suspects a robot eating alien is behind the disappearances. [[spoiler: Guess what turns out to be TheManBehindTheMan?]]
* GiantEnemyCrab: One of Dr K's robots the aptly named "Krab".
* GirlishPigtails: Abby supports these.
* GoOutWithASmile: Cubix does this every time he faces the possibility of dying.
** In "Office Politix" a bunch of Antix attach themselves to him and prepare to self destruct, so Cubix gives Connor one last smile before flying skywards to save everyone from the blast.
--> '''Connor:''' Cubix wait! I have to save you!
--> '''Cubix:''' (smiles) Save ''you''!
** In "Kuliminator" Cubix does the same thing as he shuts down apparently for good.
--> '''Connor:''' I knew you'd be okay as long as you didn't run out of solex.
--> '''Cubix:''' (smiles) Out... Of... Solex...
** In "War Triangle" Cubix assures Connor of their friendship with a smile as Kilobot seemingly destroys him.
--> '''Cubix:''' (smiles) Connor, you're my friend! Friend... friend...
* HeelFaceTurn: Konfusion after it becomes apparent Dr K. doesn't care about him.
--> '''Dr K:''' (to Konfusion) You're not guarding the junk, you ''are'' the junk!
* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Cubix]] sacrifices himself to stop the Kuliminator at he cost of using up all his solex. [[spoiler: He gets better.]]
* HeroicSecondWind: On occasions Cubix's desire to protect his friends allows him to come back from the brink of defeat.
-->'''Connor''': Cubix! We need you!
-->'''Cubix''': (powers up) ''Need you!''
* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: Kilobot was defeated when the heroes used his own giant Zombot monster to drain him of his EPU energy. Considering Kilobot's [[PowerCopying method]] [[EnergyAbsorption of gaining]] [[LifeEnergy his powers]], it's [[DeathByIrony ironic]] and {{poetic|Justice}}. ]]
* HowWeGotHere: "The Underground of Bubble Town" begins with the Botties trying to save a Sewwix from Dr. K. As Cubix falls to his doom, the action freezes and Connor rewinds all the way back to the night of a blackout to begin the episode properly.
* HulkSpeak: "KOLOSSAL ''CRUSH''!"
* HumongousMecha: Dr. K uses his evil autonomous versions to battle the kids. [[spoiler: They later turn out to have internal cockpits. Also, Kulminator and Kontraption.]]
* JerkassHasAPoint: When Don Don appears to be totally broken, Mong makes an [[InnocentlyInsensitive insensitive comment]] about not throwing Don Don away because he could make use of his circuits. Abby is understandably upset but Mong points out he's not wrong.
* InsertSong: There were a few insert songs used in some episodes, composed by [[FakeBand the Harmonix]]. Though some were only present on the DVD release.
** Episode 1 had "Suddenly", which plays over a montage of the Botties warming up to Connor as he works on Cubix.
-->'''Harmonix''': Suddenly, dreams don't seem so out of reach. Suddenly, challenges seem easy. Suddenly, the world is full of possibility. Starting out all on your own, but no one has to be alone, friends can make it feel like home! Suddenly, suddenly...
** Episode 2 had "You can never have", which plays during Connor and Cubix's little race. Some airings such as the Hulu version cut this scene out entirely and then had new narration by Connor later on in the episode during the song's reprise.
-->'''Connor''': "You can never have a robot", that's what my dad said. Then he told me to take Cubix back to the Botties pit. Well, he didn't say we couldn't have some fun on the way. I'll race you Cubix!
-->'''Harmonix''': You can never have, too much fun! You can never have too big-a dream! You can never have, a brighter smile. You can never have a friendship-too extreme! Just can't be too happy, or have way too many laughs. Oh you can never have too much of a thing, you can never have! (Reprise) You can never have too much love for your friends and family, don't ever give up your dreams... You can never have too much of a thing, you can never have...
** Episode 14 had "You may be...", which plays during Chip's sadness montage about being short. Some airings such as the Hulu version removed this song entirely, instead having narration by Chip during the montage instead. Another interesting note is the fact that this song was also featured in the Korean dub with Korean lyrics, making this song the only example of background music used in both dubs.
* KillItWithFire: At least two Solex-infected robots had spouted flamethrowers and torched everything around them.
* {{Leitmotif}}: Cubix has one [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TNoF3eoF3w for his transformations.]]
** A twisted remix of it is used for Kilobot's transformations.
* MacGuffin: Solex isn't even explained in the first few episodes. Dr. K wants it, and he goes out and gets it while the kids try to stop him. [[spoiler: It's later revealed to be a powerful source of fuel, and is used later to move a giant robot.]]
* MadScientist: Dr. K definitely counts.
* MechaExpansionPack: Cubix gets one "The Power Module" towards the the end of season 2.
* MickeyMousing: The English version's BGM is often tailored to the precise movements onscreen.
* MinimalistCast: While we meet many new robot characters over the course of the show, the only human characters to have a major role are the main cast.
* MouthFlaps: Expected from a Korean CG series dubbed into English. Largely averted for the robots, none of whom have movable mouths in the first place (and whose lines are noticeably less awkward as a result).
* MultiplePersonalities: The aptly-named Konfusion.
* MusicalPastiche: A riff on the Series/JamesBond theme plays during the "Agent Don Don" scene in episode 4.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Dr. K's combat robots, even if they aren't up to par with Cubix.
* {{Narrator}}: Connor, for at least seven episodes in the first season anyway.
* NeverSayDie: Unusually (for a 4kids dub) averted in the first season, though played straight in the second.
** First example would be in Episode 1 where Connor jokes his dad would kill him for running away.
** Then in Episode 2 Connor outright states his mother had died years ago.
** Then in Episode 5 where Hela claims her father died in an accident.
** And in Episode 7 Hela at one point states "Are you trying to get us killed!?"
** In episode 24, this trope is played straight as the characters all but name drop an explosive device attached to Maximix.
-->'''Kilobot''': Nemo, open the security mesh or Robixcorp will be gone!
-->'''Cereberix''': Alert! Device will eliminate Robixcorp in 5 minutes!
* OneWordVocabulary: In the first season Cubix could only repeat short phrases that others had recently spoken.
* OnlyOneName: All the human characters, save for Hela Nemo.
* OopNorth: Kan-It is modeled with a thick Cockney accent.
* OpenSaysMe: Kilobot (disguised as Maximix)
-->'''Kilobot''': Standing by, NOT!
* PowerCopying: This is Kilobot's special ability. He can copy the information of any robot he absorbs, gaining their powers and the ability to shapeshift into them. But as a trade off, he also gains the weaknesses of every robot that he changes into.
-->'''Mong''': Maximix put that down!
-->'''Kilobot''': (as Maximix) Yeah, right away.
-->'''Mong''': Ha, it worked! The program you copied includes the order to follow every instruction I give.
* RobotBuddy: "Robots for Everyone" ''is'' the show's tagline, and also the in-world tagline of [=RobixCorp=], which offers hundreds of models from pet-like companions to kitchen assistants to construction bots.
* RobotMaster: The main cast save for Connor's dad.
* RocketPunch: Cubix is capable of doing this.
* ShesAManInJapan: Inversed. Some robots that were clearly modeled with feminine voices in the original Korean dub are given masculine voices in the English dub and are referred to with male pronouns. Some examples would include Don Don, Cerebrix and Diagnostix.
** Raska's alien form was explicitly female in the original Korean version too though the English dub gives her alien form distinctly a male voice.
* ShipTease: Abby and Conner.
** As well as Hela and Conner's Dad.
-->'''Mong''': Maybe they're an item...
* TheStarscream: Kilobot eventually becomes one after he can no longer stand Dr K's humane idiocy.
-->'''Dr K''': You're a lot smarter than I thought.
-->'''Kilobot''': (to himself) Yeah, I ''am''.
* SuddenlyVoiced: Throughout the first season, Cubix spoke like a parrot, repeating whatever words he heard his friends say. In the season finale, after being brought back to life after his HeroicSacrifice to save Bubble Town from the Kulminator, he gains the ability to speak his own words.
* SuperPoweredRobotMeterMaids: Solex makes the infected robots gain powers that seem rather implausible.
* TheManBehindTheMan: In the first season, Dr. K was working along with an alien creature to gather the Solex for their plan.
** In season two, it was [[InvertedTrope inverted]] into The Robot In Front Of The Man when Kilobot, who looked like at first he was obeying Dr. K's orders, [[TheStarscream turned out to have his own plans]] and in the end, double crossed Dr. K and nearly lead an army of robots in the conquest of the world.
* ThePowerOfFriendship: Cubix runs off of this, and it brings him back to life. [[spoiler: Especially on more than one occasion.]]
-->'''Nemo''': You can fix Cubix you know.
-->'''Connor''': Professor Nemo? I-
-->'''Nemo''': There's something Cubix needs that only you have. Cubix gets his ultimate power from something much greater than just his EPU.
-->'''Connor''': But what can I give to him? [...] I want you to come back Cubix, I miss you. Cubix you're my ''friend''. (Cubix comes back to life)
-->'''Cubix''': Friend!
* TheReveal: It turned out that Raska, the attractive model who was the spokesperson for [=RobixCorp=] [[spoiler: was actually the alien creature who was working with Dr. K in disguise]].
* TheVirus: This was how Kilobot's Zombot army worked. They would touch a robot and drain them of their EPU energy, turning them into Zombots as well, then the new Zombots would repeat the process.
* ThisIsADrill: Krab hoists an energy-equivalent weapon, and Cubix sports a DrillTank mode.
* TimTaylorTechnology: In a pinch? Need to save your friends? Overclock your super-powered reactor and save the day! Justified as Cubix is powered by [[spoiler: Crystalized Solex which in theory grants him near limitless power]].
* {{Tomboy}}: Abby qualifies as one.
* TransformationSequence: Stock footage used several times per episode, on account of Cubix's many forms.
* TransformingMecha: Cubix, although he parts-shifts instead of an actual transformation between pre-defined modes. This gives him a surprising amount of versatility.
** Maximix can also turn into a bike.
** Kilobot later mimics Cubix's part-shift powers, first to change into a condor-like form, then again while disguised as Endurix and a third time to stop Cubix himself from recombining his separate pieces, hijack those parts, and try to pulp them in between his own.
* ThatRemindsMeOfASong: In "K's Kages" while the gang is captured, a nearby [=Hop2ix=] randomly bursts into a song to explain what's going on.
** Kan-It is prone bursting into a song quite often without prompt.
* TurnedAgainstTheirMasters: This happened to many of the robots that were infected with Solex. Kilobot also did this in the season two finale. In an [[LaserGuidedKarma interesting twist]], Kilobot's KeystoneArmy of Zombots did the same thing to him when the heroes reprogrammed them to attack him.
* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: "In the future, not so far away..."
* UndyingLoyalty: Kolossal to Dr K. In "Final Showdown" despite apparently betraying Dr K, he has a change of heart and decides to protect his master from Kilobot.
* UsedToBeASweetKid: Old video recordings on Klank show Dr. K as a bright and happy child who enjoyed building robots and playing with Klank.
* VileVillainSaccharineShow: Kilobot was a KnightOfCerebus in a rather light hearted show.
* VillainousBreakdown: After Cubix and the gang foil Kilobot's plans, he becomes enraged and attempts to wipe Cubix out by crushing his EPU with his bare hands.
-->'''Kilobot''': Cubix, there is one way I can stop you for good... And that's to crush your EPU with my bare hand!
-->'''Cubix''': Nooo!
-->'''Kilobot''': (laughs) Yes!
* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Many robots in the show are capable of this, including Cubix.
* WeaponizedTeleportation: Kilobot gains this ability after absorbing Endurix's data. Cubix later gains this ability too with his new booster pack.
* WorldOfPun: It wouldn't be a 4kids dub if the show didn't have puns but the entire premise of the show employs this trope regardless of the dub.
* WhatMeasureIsANonHuman: Subverted. The main cast all love their robots very much, Hela even points out that because of their EPU's "robots have feelings now", however robots are typically considered more expendable than human beings as they can often be rebuilt good as new.
** Case and Point: In "Dondon for Dinner" a Solex infected Disposix consumes three other robots and the Botties just shrug this off as the robots' EPU data can easily be transfered into new bodies.
* WingdingEyes: Cubix employs these. His eye monitor will often display various symbols to express his mood. Some other robots such as Don Don are also capable of doing this too.
* WrenchWench: Abby and Hela, both members of the Botties.
* XRaySparks: The manner in which Dr. K creates Kilobot, much like [[FrankensteinsMonster a certain other monster]].
* XtremeKoolLetterz: Dr. K's robots follow a [[LetterMotif theme]] of starting with "K", e.g. Kolossal, Katastrophe, Krab, Klawber, Kannon, Kuliminator, Kontraption, Kilobot and even Kan-it, Konfusion, and Klank. Most of the manufactured robots from [=RobixCorp=] end with "ix," i.e. Diagnostix, Hop-2-ix, Lectrix, etc.
* YouMeddlingKids: Said by Dr. K on at least one occasion.
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* AlternativeForeignThemeSong: The Korean dub used [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DoTKBtDeCM "Cubix, Wanna be my friend?"]] for the opening and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wudr5YTZfqI "Wake Up Cubix"]] for the credits.
* DubNameChange: In the original Korean dub, Connor was originally called "Haneul", Abby was "Yuri", Chip was "Min Woo", Maximix was "Locomotor", Kolossal was "Scavenger" and Kilobot was "Demonix" to name a few.
* RecycledSoundtrack: Some of the BGM in the Korean version was stock music that had been featured in other shows such as WesternAnimation/AquaTeenHungerForce, WesternAnimation/MegasXLR and WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants. For example:
** The track that plays when Dr K. first attacks the Botties Pit was also used in an episode of [[https://youtu.be/fNr9527MOjQ?t=5m6s Aqua Teen Hunger Force.]]
** The track that plays as the Botties escape the sewer is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HYsz_u4Smlk the title card music for "The Sponge Who Could Fly"]]
** The track that plays when Dr K. activates his giant robot is [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2eU1I9Vm7M The Glorft theme in Megas XLR]].
* TheVoiceless: In the original Korean version, Locomotor had no voice. Also Cubix did not speak at all [[SuddenlyVoiced until the season 1 finale.]]
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* AdaptationInducedPlotHole: Since the Japanese dub skipped episode 5, the viewers won't recognize [[OrphanedReference the Chef robot]] during the scene where the Botties identify the Solex infected robots.
* AlternativeForeignThemeSong: The Japanese dub used [[https://youtu.be/U5Aumi6LQXs "Stay with Me"]] for the opening and [[https://youtu.be/Of7ZL8sWlJs?t=13m23s "Byebye with a smile"]] for the credits.
* CatchPhrase: "Professor K" often states his own name in a sing song voice to announce his presence.
* CallingYourAttacks: Combock does this in the Japanese dub.
--> '''Combock:''' Combock, reload!
* DubNameChange: In the Japanese dub, Connor is named "Ichiro", Cubix is "Combock", Mong is "Ryuuta", Maximix is "Blue-motor", Chip is "Takumi", Cerebrix is "Mini-Com", "Bubble Town" is "New Musashino City", Kan-It is "Mag-Pyon", Professor Nemo is "Doctor Hanami", Solex is "Crystanium", Doctor K is "Professor K" and Kilobot is "Black Vader K".
** Averted with Kolossal and Abby who retain their Korean names and "Endurix" whose name is the same in all dubs.
* GratuitousEnglish: Professor K is prone to using English catchphrases such as "Game over!"
* IAmSong: Mag-Pyon sings one ToTheTuneOf "Ode to Joy" in his debut episode.
* NoExportForYou: For some reason, the Japanese dub skipped two episodes "The Iron Chef" and "Crash Test Pest".
* PunnyName: "Combock" is a portmanteau of "combo" and "block" referring to the robot's abilities.
* PokemonSpeak: Scavenger can only say his own name.
* OutOfOrder: While the story is told chronologically the Japanese dub rearranged the order of certain episodes.
* V8EngineNoises: Despite the futuristic setting, some of the hover cars use stock car sound effects.
* TheVoiceless: Averted with both Combock an Blue-motor who are both able to talk in full sentences from the start of the show.
* VerbalTic: Mag-Pyon often ends sentences with "pyon". It's a pun, as in Japanese "pyon" is a [[UsefulNotes/JapaneseHonorifics slang honorific]] and also onomatopoeia for "boing" which fits the robot's bouncy gimmick.
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