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Masaki Andou Profile

Pilot Name: Masaki Andou
Voice Actor: Hikaru Midorikawa
Nickname: Randall Zan Xenosakis, Masa
Theme Song: Neppu! Shippu! Cybuster
Units Piloted: Zain, Jaohm, Cybuster
Games Appeared: SRW 2, SRW 2G, SRW 3,SRW  EX, SRW 4, SRW OG Lord of the Elemental, SRW F, SRW  F Final, SRW Alpha, SRW Alpha Gaiden, SRW Original Generation 1, SRW Original Generation 2, and SRW Original Generations.

17 years old. He excels in various sports, such as karate and boxing. He has a very strong sense of justice, is honest, and impulsive. He has no sense of direction and gets lost easily, causing the others to forbid him to act on his own. He gets summoned to the world of La Giars, and pilots the Jaohm. He’s soon adopted by Zeoroot, who also acts as his master. He’s eventually sent on a mission to capture the Cybuster, in which he succeeds after fighting Saphine in battle. He is then chosen as the pilot of the Masoukishin Cybuster, and pilots it along with his two familiars, Shiro and Kuro.

Masaki has been chasing after Shuu since he found out the he was responsible for Zeoroot’s death. Masaki fought Shuu, and achieved Possession, resulting in a gigantic increase in his prana. He managed to defeat Shuu and his Granzon with ease due to its power, though he fainted immediately after. He chased Shuu Shirakawa all the way from La Giars to Earth, and ended up assisting the Hagane and Hiryuu Kai’s forces during all of the DC War.

He fought against Shuu and Bian during their final battle, but he wasn’t successful in defeating Shuu. Masaki left shortly after, and reappeared to help the Hiryuu Kai’s forces when they were attacked by the Aerogators at the White Star. Shuu also appeared to help them out, musch to Masaki’s dismay. Masaki didn’t fight with him since there were more important matters to deal with. Masaki stayed with the Hiryuu Kai and Hagane until the end of the war against the Aerogators.

Several months later, he appeared at Tesla Leicht Institute when they were being attacked by the Inspectors. He aided his friends in battle once more. He left after everything was over, but ended up coming to help them again during the Bartool incident.

Kyosuke Nanbu Profile

Pilot Name: Kyosuke Nanbu
Voice Actor: Toshiyuki Morikawa
Group: ATX Team
Nickname: Beowulf
Theme Song: Steel Beowulf
Units Piloted: Wild Rauptier L, Gespenst MK-II M, Alt Eisen, Alt Eisen Riese
Games Appeared: Compact 2-1, Compact 2-2, Compact 2-3, Impact, Original Generation, Original Generation 2, and Original Generations.

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Masou Kishin – Lord Of Elementals Characters

More Lord of Elementals characters and Masoukis are presented on this week’s Famitsu scans (from SRW Hotnews):

  • Shu Shirakawa: a genius scientist and Masaki’s rival.
  • Granzon: a mech with great defense equipped with heavy artillery.
  • Mio Sasuga: an ordinary high school student who’s the successor to ride the Zamzeed.
  • Presia Zenosakis: a girl who considers Masaki as her big brother, pilots the Diablo.
  • Diablo: base mech for the mass production type, uses the power of the fairy of forests.
  • Zein: a Masouki powered by the fairy of snow, piloted by Simonne.
  • Norus Ray: a priest mech with the power of healing, piloted by Senia.
  • Deenforce: powered by the fairy of electricity, a melee based mech piloted by Yan-long
  • Monica and Saphine are mentioned/shown in the screenshots.


Masou Kishin – Lord of Elementals

If you ever thought nothing could beat the word count of Super Robot Taisen OG Saga – Endless Frontier Exceed, try this one: Super Robot Taisen OG Saga – Masou Kishin – The Lord of Elementals.

Yes, a brand new remake of the famous SRW EX Masou Kishin game from the SNES era right into the DS, announced just a few weeks after the release of Exceed. It seems like they aren’t wasting time trying to open holes into our pockets.

I can’t make out much from the scans aside from the visuals and the fact that Banpresto is indeed colaborating with Winkysoft in this one after a long rumored trouble. And I can’t comment much either for the fact that I have never played the old game and only seen what’s shown of Cybuster from the OG and Alpha series.

Update: some info from Terada’s post at the official blog.

It seems he wanted to bring back the Masou Kishin series since the early 2000’s, but never could fit it into his schedule. At the time, he was busy working on Compact and Alpha, as well as other spin-off stuff, so he could never go back to the original series (SRW 2 to 4 and F Final).

So his idea to fit the Masou Kishin back was to reset the original timeline and thus the OG series was born. This remake will mention names regarding events at the surface related to the OG version, instead of the original. Also, the original BGM will remain unchanged, and there will be no voices during attacks, just a few voices at specific map attacks like the original.

Update 2: the 1st PV and a few more info from Terada at the official blog:

* Just like the original version, the remake will have two parts, with something called “Memorial Day” in between.

* No robot encyclopedia, but there’s a glossary.

* No Support Attack or Defense, though there are special gameplay systems that were present in the original.

* There’s no A***** because he’s an original from Z.


SRW OG 1/144 Cybuster Model Kit

About 200mm tall, almost-complete transformation (hand unit to be detached for the process). Comes with two Familiars, and a customized display base.

November release, 8,190 Yen (inclusive of tax).

Comparison with the previous non-scale release.

Image and information from Kotobukiya.

SRW OG Saga: Masou Kishin The Lord of Elemental PV 2

Now, official site has updated 2nd PV.

Download HQ PV2 (SRW PMC, 97 Mb)

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