Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor

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  • TV-MA
  • 2005
  • 1 Season
  • 7.8  (842)

Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is a thrilling anime series produced by Oriental Light and Magic and directed by Katsuhito Akiyama. The show is based on the manga series created by Yoshiki Takaya, and aired from 2005 to 2006, with a total of 26 episodes. The series follows the story of a young high school student, Sho Fukamachi, who finds a mysterious device that transforms him into a powerful warrior known as Guyver.

The series is set in a world where a secret organization called Chronos is involved in a highly advanced biotechnology experiment. Chronos is creating bioweapons known as Zoanoids, which have the ability to mutate and transform into powerful creatures. The organization creates these weapons to take over the world, but a group of resistance fighters called the Zoalords are determined to stop them.

Sho Fukamachi is an ordinary high school student who becomes involved in this conflict when he discovers a strange device called the Guyver Unit. The Guyver is a bio-boosted armor that enhances the human body and gives the wearer superhuman strength, speed, and agility. Sho accidentally activates the device, and it fuses with his body, turning him into a powerful warrior.

As Guyver, Sho finds himself fighting against Chronos and its army of Zoanoids. He is aided in his quest by a team of Zoalords and other allies, including his childhood friend Tetsuro, who becomes a close ally in his battles against Chronos. Together, they work to uncover Chronos' secrets and stop the organization from taking over the world.

One of the most compelling aspects of Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is its thrilling action sequences. The series is filled with intense battles between Guyver and the Zoanoids, which are often fast-paced and exciting. The fights are beautifully animated, with impressive choreography and stunning special effects. The violence in the series is also quite graphic, so it is not recommended for younger viewers.

In addition to its exciting action, Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is also well known for its complex characters. Sho Fukamachi is a multi-dimensional protagonist who is forced to grapple with the consequences of his actions as Guyver. He faces emotional turmoil as he struggles to come to grips with his newfound powers, and he must also deal with the pressure of trying to save the world from Chronos.

The supporting cast of characters in the series is also well developed. Tetsuro is a loyal friend who is often caught in the crossfire of the battles between Guyver and the Zoanoids. He is a relatable character who brings a sense of humanity and normalcy to the show. Other characters, such as the Zoalords, are also fascinating to watch, as they are torn between their desire to stop Chronos and their own personal goals and agendas.

The animation and artwork in Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor are also superb. The series is visually impressive, with stunning backgrounds and detailed character designs. The animation is fluid and dynamic, and the use of lighting and shading helps to create a sense of depth and atmosphere.

The music in the series is another highlight. The opening theme, "Waiting for." by Nana Mizuki, is a catchy and memorable song that perfectly captures the spirit of the show. The soundtrack is also well-done, with a mix of intense battle music and more emotional, reflective pieces.

Overall, Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is a thrilling and engaging anime series that is sure to captivate viewers. It offers a fantastic blend of action, drama, and character development, and the animation and music are top-notch. The series may not be suitable for younger viewers due to its graphic violence, but for older audiences, it is a must-see.

Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (26 episodes). The series first aired on August 6, 2005.

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Come Forth, Gigantic!
26. Come Forth, Gigantic!
February 18, 2006
Tetsuro and company notice Aptom's fight with Neo ZX-Tole and that Aptom is defending them. Guyver III arrives along with a large cocoon.
Quickening of the Chrysalis
25. Quickening of the Chrysalis
February 11, 2006
Chronos scientists are seen with a large cocoon-shaped object in their lab but are soon interupted by Guyver III!
In a Conquered Town
24. In a Conquered Town
February 4, 2006
Some time has past since the Mt. Minakami incident. X-day has already taken place, leaving Chronos the rulers of the world.
Ray of Annihilation
23. Ray of Annihilation
January 28, 2006
Murakami and Zoalord Guyot go at it. It seems that Murakami was able to inflict a deal of damage on Guyot, but wasn't enough to finish him.
Countdown to Collapse
22. Countdown to Collapse
January 21, 2006
The rest of the twelve Zoalords appear on top of Mt. Minakami. Guyot is using his Black Hole attack against Alkenphel and is able to get him sucked in.
Relic's Point in Disarray
21. Relic's Point in Disarray
January 14, 2006
Guyot is still on the run, with Alkenphel following closely. Alkenphel is able to deflect his attacks but Guyot has one last trick up his sleeve.
The Creators' Ship
20. The Creators' Ship
January 7, 2006
Sho and Agito make their way into the relic and learn more about the Guyver units' origin.
The Night Before the Final Assault
19. The Night Before the Final Assault
December 17, 2005
Murakami reveals that he only has one transformation left before meeting his fate causing Mizuki to worry about Sho's fate.
18. Vibrations
December 10, 2005
Murakami is using an Advent ship to heal himself, with strange results. Everyone is reunited safely.
Nightmarish Encirclement
17. Nightmarish Encirclement
December 3, 2005
Guyver III saves the day as Sho and Mizuki escape through a town overrun by Zoanoids.
Arise, Guyver I
16. Arise, Guyver I
November 26, 2005
Sho must fight off the Zoanoid attack without the help of the Guyver unit.
Guyot Joins the Fray
15. Guyot Joins the Fray
November 19, 2005
Murakami continues to explain the origins of mankind and of the Zoanoid and Guyver units.
Escape in the Rain
14. Escape in the Rain
November 12, 2005
Murakami must step up as three Enzyme 2 zoanoids overpower the team.
The Tragic Enzyme II
13. The Tragic Enzyme II
November 5, 2005
Sho's father is transformed and Sho is forced to do battle with him.
To Each His Own Resolution
12. To Each His Own Resolution
October 29, 2005
Guyver I and III team up to save Sho's father.
Relic's Point
11. Relic's Point
October 22, 2005
Agito reveals himself as Guyver III when he saves Sho's friends from the Chronos base.
Prelude to Chaos
10. Prelude to Chaos
October 15, 2005
Chronos abducts those close to Sho and he must battle the Lost Numbers unit.
Ash and Memories
9. Ash and Memories
October 8, 2005
Sho believes he might not be himself. A new Hyper-Zoanoid appears.
Shuddering Skyscraper
8. Shuddering Skyscraper
October 1, 2005
Tetsuro encounters Guyver I and awakens Sho, disabling the SDM of the unit.Guyver III continues it's rampage and faces Guyver II.
The Miraculous Cell
7. The Miraculous Cell
September 17, 2005
Guyver I is destroyed... or is it?
Beyond the Desperate Battle
6. Beyond the Desperate Battle
September 10, 2005
Guyot introduces his new hyper-zoanoid, the anti-Guyver ENZYME, and his plans to capture Guyver I.
The Third Shadow
5. The Third Shadow
September 3, 2005
Sho and Tatsuro are being hunted down by increasingly fiercer Zoanoids after they find out about the cover-up at their school.
The Visitor at Dusk
4. The Visitor at Dusk
August 27, 2005
Makishima seige Sho's school, so Sho must activate the Guyver unit and fend off more Zoanoids including the new "Hyper-Zoanoid".
Inspector Risker
3. Inspector Risker
August 20, 2005
Sho investigates the scene at Mt. Narisawa and must face off against Lisker and Zoanoid soldiers.
The Secret Society of Chronos
2. The Secret Society of Chronos
August 13, 2005
Sho must use the Guyver unit to protect his friend from prying Zoanoids.
The Wondrous Bio-Boosted Armor
1. The Wondrous Bio-Boosted Armor
August 6, 2005
When an unknown man escapes with a mysterious box it changes Sho's life forever!
Where to Watch Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor
Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor is available for streaming on the FUNimation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Guyver: The Bioboosted Armor on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Apple TV and Crunchyroll.
  • Premiere Date
    August 6, 2005
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (842)