Blue Jet

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Blue Jet
Machine Robo character
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Machine Robo Jet Robo in box
First appearance

Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 1, "Rising Storm! The Fighting Style of Justice!", July 3rd, 1986
Created by

Bandai
Voiced by

Shinya Otaki (Japanese), Henry Djanik (French)
Japanese name

ブルー・ジェット
Release number

MR-03, MRJ-1, EM-03
Information
Aliases Baru Jet, Jet Robo, Leader, 阿飛 ("Hooligan", Chinese)
Species Machine Robo
Gender Male
Occupation Warrior
Abilities

Affiliation

Battle Base personnel, Jet Clan, White Thunder
Alternate mode

Jet

Blue Jet is a fictional character from the Machine Robo series. He is a heroic Jet Clan member introduced in 1983 as Jet Robo, but was renamed Blue Jet in 1986 for Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos.

Machine Robo

A young warrior of the Jet Clan, Blue Jet transforms into a jet and stands 6 feet 11 inches tall. Jet is 15 years old at the start of the Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos animated series. He trained under Master Kirai Stol along side his friends Rod Drill and Rom Stol. He uses Tenku Chushin Ken martial arts. Because of his mechanoid nature Blue Jet does not need to breath oxygen and is resistant to cold, but is vulnerable to intense magnetic fields. His weapons include Ionoid Vulcan, his Sky True Sword and his Blazer Cannon.

The design of the Machine Robo Rescue character Jet Robo was directly based on Blue Jet.

Reception

Animated series

Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos

Blue Jet in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 1, "Rising Storm! The Fighting Style of Justice!"

Blue Jet was one of the main characters in the animated series Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos. He first appeared in episode 1, "Rising Storm! The Fighting Style of Justice!". He aided his friends and fellow martial arts students Rom Stol and Rod Drill in rescuing Reina Stol and Triple Jim from Devil Satan 6.[1]

In episode 2, "Wolf Sword! Call Forth the Thunder of Courage!" Jet and friends attended the funeral of Kirai, where Rom took on a quest to follow the Wolf Sword's directions to find the next threat to Cronos. This quest would lead the companions to Sado fortress with the Wolf Crest which attacked by Grujious and the Devil Satan 6. Rom and friends were captured by the Gandora when the people of the fortress betrayed them, but once it was clear the Gandora were still a threat, the people of the fortress helped free the companions. Rom used Vikung-Fu to defeat Devil Satan 6 once again.

In episode 3 "Steal the Metal Laster!", Rom Stol and his friends were traveling when Rod Drill fell into an acid swamp, which caused him to rust. The group traveled to the nearby village of Vira in an attempt to get water to clean Rod. The village was attacked by the Devil Satan 6, who were looking for the Metal Laster for Gades, which was rumored to cure rust and aging. Rom battled the 6, but they got away with a jug which they thought contained the Metal Laster. Luckily the jug contained acid from the swamp. Rod was cured of his rust by the real Metal Laster, and they made a friends with the people of the village, particularly Min, the daughter of the village chief. [2]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 4, "Devil Trap - The Enslaved Village".[3]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 5, "Hot Fight at Absolute Zero!" where he disarmed a Devil Soldier.[4]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 6, "The Rock People and Mizuchi the Mysterious Dragon" where he killed a Devil Soldier.[5]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 7, "Sofia, Warrior Woman of the Leo Clan".[6]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 8, "The Demon Sea of the Lost Civilization of Mu" where he kills seven Devil Soldiers.[7]

Rod Drill, Blade Dragon and Blue Jet in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 9, "Dash Out, Tank Trancer!"

Blue Jet appeared in episode 9, "Dash Out, Tank Trancer!".[8]

Jet Clan members assault the Sky Castle in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 17, "Death in the Demonic Castle in the Sky Part 1"

Blue Jet appeared in episode 17, "Death in the Demonic Castle in the Sky Part 1", Jet Clan members were called in by Blue Jet to help recover Reina Stol when she was kidnapped by Grujious. The jets were opposed by the Devil Satan 6 and had to retreat.[9]

The Blue Jet and the Jet Clan members continued to help in episode 18, "The Demonic Castle - Farewell Grujious", and once Reina was rescued and Grujious had been defeated the Jet Clan members bid farewell and returned home.

In episode 19, "Race to the Death!" Blue Jet watched the annual race of Momo, along side Reina and Jim.[10]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 21, "Angel of the Mind, Vikung-Fu - Protect". Apollo Robo, Blackbird Robo, Falcon Robo and Shuttle Robo attacked Blue Jet when he attempted to enter Cleo City, but Blue Jet easily knocked them all from the sky.[11]

In episode 22, "Rockdon Versus Rockgilen" Blue Jet split Gigerrock in half with his sword.[12]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 27, called "The Magic Mountain Knight Maskrock". Blue Jet lead a squadron of Jet Clan against the Devil Satan 6. He part of a Yamilan City volunteer group lead by Rom Stol that went to retrieve the cure for Gandora rust poison gas which had effected Reina and some school children.[13] \ Blue Jet appeared in episode 33, "The Lost Ruin - Four Secrets!".[14]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 34, "Vikung-Fu Disappears In Space".[15]

Bike Robo, Harley Robo and Tough Trailer were among the reinforcements Blue Jet brought in to help save Rubyman from the Gandora in episode 35, "The Secret of the Jewel People".[16]

In episode 37, "Critical Moment - Land Commander 5". The Varigale-X attacked a nearby city to draw Rom Stol out. Harley Robo escaped and headed to Rom and the others but was possessed by Grujious on route and used him to ask Rom for help and he obliged, taking Blue Jet, Rod Drill and Pro Truck Racer to the city.

In episode 38, "Raise Your Gun Helitranser", Blue Jet was part of a team lead by Rom Stol which attempted to ambush Devil Satan 6 members Gillhead and Barabat in the city streets, but it ended up being a trap set by Ashura. Rom Stol lead a team which included Blue Jet that opposed a Gandora group lead by Diondora that searched for an artifact near the Dragon Waterfall.[17]

Triple Jim, Rod Drill, Big Trailer Robo, Blue Jet and Pro Truck Racer in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 41, "Power Riser - Break Through the Enemy"

In episode 41, "Power Riser - Break Through the Enemy" when Rom attempted to leave in his Power Riser suit to take on the Gandora he was joined by many of his allies, including Bike Robo, Blue Jet, Wrestler Robo, Reina, Rod Drill and Triple Jim.

In episode 42, "Vikung-Fu - Cry of Anger", Battle Gyror, Blue Jet, Classic Robo, Combat Buggy, Countach Robo, Fire Robo, Mixer Robo, Porsche Robo, Pro Truck Racer, Rod Drill and Trailer Robo were attacking the downed Gandora mothership during a giant hail storm when they are attacked by missiles.

Blue Jet fought in the final attack on the Gandora in episode 44, "Cronos' Last Battle". He chooses to leave Cronos at the end of the series with Bike Robo, Rod Drill and others.

Note: Voice actor Henry Djanik also voiced Leader-1 is the French dub of Challenge of the GoBots and voiced Brawn, Megatron and Omega Supreme in the French dub of The Transformers.

Machine Robo: Battle Hackers

Blue Jet appears as a supporting character in Machine Robo: Battle Hackers. He is leader of the White Thunder.

Blue Jet appeared in episode 3, "Heavy Wind Mach Blaster".[18]

Blue Jet appeared in episode 4, "The Strongest Warrior - R Jetan".[19]

Blue Jet, Diaman, Karate Robo and Kenpo Robo appeared in episode 5, "Crystal Eavesdropping Strategy".[20]

Games

Blue Jet appeared in the Playstation Portable game Super Robot Wars Impact.[21]

Blue Jet appeared in the Playstation 2 game Super Robot Wars MX Portable.[22]

Toys

  • Bandai Machine Robo MR-03 Jet Robo (1983)
A new mold by Bandai. Turns from robot to jet. This toy was released in as Machine Men 03 Aero Man by Bandai and GoBots 03 Fitor by Tonka.
  • Bandai Machine Robo Best 5 MR-05 Jet Robo (1983)
A 5-pack that included in the pack were blue version of Harrier Robo, a yellow version of Jet Robo, a variant of Shuttle Robo, a black version of Giro Robo and a variant of F-15 Eagle Robo with blue upper legs.
  • Bandai Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos MRJ-1 Blue Jet (1986)
A release of Jet Robo in new packaging with a new name for the Revenge of Cronos line.
  • Action Toys EM Gokin EM-03 Blue Jet (2012)
A new mold. Turns from robot to jet. Comes with a sword.
  • Action Toys Machine Robo Gokin Blue Jet (unreleased)
A new mold by Action Toys. Turns from robot to jet. Comes with a sword and stand.
This toy was originally solicited as MRG-05, but that number was later given in Mixer Robo.

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