New Bullet Train Robo

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New Bullet Train Robo
Machine Robo character
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Machine Robo New New Shinkansen Robo toy in box
First appearance

Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 15, "Sending Love to the Horizon", October 9th, 1986
Created by

Bandai
Japanese name

ニュー新幹線ロボ
Release number

MR-22, MRB-16
Information
Aliases New Shinkansen Robo
Species Machine Robo
Gender Male
Occupation Construction worker, guard, racer
Abilities

Affiliation

Battle Base personnel, Battle Clan
Alternate mode

200 Series Shinkansen

New Bullet Train Robo is a fictional character from the Machine Robo series. He is a member of the Battle Clan who turns into a bullet train. He was introduced as a toy in 1983, but did not appear in fiction until 1986.

Machine Robo

New Bullet Train Robo is a heroic Machine Robo of the Battle Clan who turns into a bullet train. Because of his robotic nature, New Bullet Train Robo does not need to breath oxygen. He is a racer and guard and uses a pistol weapon.

He is called New Shinkansen Robo in Japanese, but the official English subtitles in episode 14 of Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos call him New Bullet Train Robo.

Reception

Animated series

New Bullet Train Robo is first seen in the city of Bamela in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 15, "Sending Love to the Horizon".[1]

In episode 19, "Race to the Death!", he took part in the race at Momo, running fairly well until (harmlessly) crashing into a pool of water.[2]

Porsche Robo and New Bullet Train Robo guard the central computer in Yamilan city in Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos episode 28, "Tough Trailer - 10 Seconds to Detonation"

In episode 28, "Tough Trailer - 10 Seconds to Detonation", New Bullet Train Robo, Porsche Robo and Supercar Robo helped in the defense of Yamilan City but were hit by missiles fired by Garudi lead Gandora forces while defending the city's master computer.[3]

Battle Robo and New Bullet Train Robo were among the volunteers working on the Battle Base in episode 36, "Cannon Fury - Save Amberman".

Note: In episode 14 the preview for next episode mentions that New Bullet Train Robo and others will appear.

Toys

  • Bandai Machine Robo MR-22 New Shinkansen Robo (1983)
A new mold. Turns from robot to bullet train.
This toy was repurposed as GoBots Vain Train.
  • Bandai Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos MRB-16 New Shinkansen Robo (1986)
A release of the New Shinkansen Robo toy for Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos.

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