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<p>Even though, this series was apparently most popular in the 70s, it was aired in my dear old <a href="http://www.ddindia.gov.in/">DD</a> (India&#8217;s only television channel till early 90s) in the late 80s - early 90s.</p>

<p>I remember fragments of the series mostly because I remember being scared by the robot and how threatening it looked but also enthralled by fights with godzilla and other mean creatures in Japan.</p>

<p>I never really bothered to find out about it and let it be a show that I once enjoyed till I saw the post on <a href="http://timesofmylife.wordpress.com">Times of My Life</a>. And I cant imagine, for the life of me, why I was afraid of the stupid looking robot (though there is some fun in watching the idiotic actions of the robot). Nevertheless, it still captures my attention - which is why I spent the last half an hour catching glimpses of it on <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=daNYQKb3QfQ&mode=related&search=">youtube</a>!</p>

<p>More about <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_Robo_(tokusatsu)">Giant Robot on wikipedia</a></p>

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