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|Height = 9.7
 
|Height = 9.7
 
|Speed = 285 km/h
 
|Speed = 285 km/h
|Weapons = Laser Fangs, Strike Laser Claws (4),
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|Weapons =
Hybrid Cannon (2) consisting of AZ 216 mm Railgun and AZ 108 mm Beam Gun, AZ6 Twin Missile Pods (4), AZ3 Twin Micro-Homing Missile Pod (2), AZ2 Twin Micro-Homing Missile Pod (2), AZ2 Twin Missile (4), Vulcan Pod (2), AZ3 Grenade Launcher
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Hybrid Cannon (2) consisting of AZ 216 mm Railgun and AZ 108 mm Beam Gun<ref>ハイブリッドキャノン(AZ216mmレールガン AZ108mmビームガン)×2</ref>, AZ6 Micro Homing Missile Pods (4)<ref>AZ6連装マイクロホーミングミサイルポッド×4</ref>, AZ3 Micro Homing Missile Pod (2)<ref>AZ3連装マイクロホーミングミサイルポッド×2</ref>, AZ2 Micro Homing Missile Pod (2)<ref>AZ2連装マイクロホーミングミサイルポッド×2</ref>, AZ2 Missile Pod (4)<ref>AZ2連装ミサイルポッド×4</ref>, Vulcan Pod (2)<ref>バルカンポッド×2</ref>, AZ3 Grenade Launcher<ref>AZ3連装グレネードランチャー</ref>
|Equipment = Changing Armour System (CAS), Multi-Blade Antenna (2), Aero fairing (4), Head Armour
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|Equipment = Multi-Blade Antenna (2)<ref>マルチブレードアンテナ×2</ref>, Aero fairing (4)<ref>エアロフェアリング×4</ref>
 
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The third [[Changing Armor System|CAS]] for the [[Liger Zero]] (in both the anime and models), the CP-21 '''Liger Zero Panzer''' is specifically designed to be a heavy-artillery Zoid. It has a great number of missiles, as well as two powerful "Hybrid Cannons", and is wrapped in a thick armor that offers much more protection than the basic armor. However, this comes at a cost, as the Zoid is not as agile as it would if it were to mount the other CAS units.
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The third [[Changing Armor System|CAS]] for the [[Liger Zero]] (in both the anime and models), the CP-21 '''Liger Zero Panzer''' (ライガーゼロパンツァー, ''Raigā Zero Pantsuā'') is specifically designed to be a heavy-artillery Zoid. It has a great number of missiles, as well as two powerful "Hybrid Cannons", and is wrapped in thick armor that offers much more protection than the basic armor does. However, this comes at a cost, as the Zoid is not as agile as it would if it were to mount the other CAS units.
   
 
"Panzer" is German for "tank" or "armor".
 
"Panzer" is German for "tank" or "armor".
   
===Release Details===
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==Release Details==
As one of the [[Zoids Customise Parts|Customize Parts]], the model was released in 2000, with production continuing until about 2003.
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As one of the [[Zoids Customise Parts|Customize Parts]], the model was released in 2000, with production continuing until about 2003.
   
 
In Korea, the Panzer CAS was released by Academy, and sold boxed along with the base Liger Zero. The Korean version of this Zoid was produced in limited numbers and is somewhat expensive and hard to come by.
 
In Korea, the Panzer CAS was released by Academy, and sold boxed along with the base Liger Zero. The Korean version of this Zoid was produced in limited numbers and is somewhat expensive and hard to come by.
   
A chromed version was released by TOMY in limited numbers.
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A chrome version was released by TOMY in limited numbers.
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A [[Hasbro Action Figures|Hasbro action figure]] was made of the panzer, although it more closely resembled a green [[Liger Zero Jager|Jager]]<ref>https://zoids.fandom.com/wiki/File:Thumb_LigerZeroPanzer-Blue-Front2002.jpg https://zoids.fandom.com/wiki/File:S-l640.jpg</ref>.
   
 
In July 2012, Kotobukiya released a 1/72 scale kit of the Liger Zero Panzer as the 32nd entry in the [[Highend Master Model]] line for 7,300 Japanese Yen. In May 2019, Kotobukiya reissued the HMM Liger Zero Panzer as the Liger Zero Panzer Marking Plus Ver. for 8,400 Japanese Yen.
 
In July 2012, Kotobukiya released a 1/72 scale kit of the Liger Zero Panzer as the 32nd entry in the [[Highend Master Model]] line for 7,300 Japanese Yen. In May 2019, Kotobukiya reissued the HMM Liger Zero Panzer as the Liger Zero Panzer Marking Plus Ver. for 8,400 Japanese Yen.
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[[File:20140425_1083041.jpg|thumb]]
   
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In 2014, a clear version of the HMM Panzer CAS could be obtained by purchasing the New Century ''BD-BOX CAS Set Clear Ver''.
===Battle Story===
 
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==Battle Story==
 
Introduced in ZAC 2101, the Panzer proved to be the most effective of the Zero CAS units. The Zoid was employed against the swarms of [[Eisen Dragoon]] attack Zoids, using its missiles to decimate whole formations at once.
 
Introduced in ZAC 2101, the Panzer proved to be the most effective of the Zero CAS units. The Zoid was employed against the swarms of [[Eisen Dragoon]] attack Zoids, using its missiles to decimate whole formations at once.
   
===Anime===
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==Anime==
In ''New Century'', the Liger Zero Panzer was the final, and the least used, of the three CAS units. This was because, the anime greatly exaggerates the weight of the armor: in the Battle Story the Panzer was capable of moving at a respectable 285 km/h, while in ''New Century'', the Panzer is nearly immobilized by the armor's mass. Furthermore, it caused the Liger's systems to overload and generate excessive quantities of heat. This meant that it was a unit that could potentially inflict permanent damage to the Liger. The Hybrid Cannons are also portrayed as being a pair of single, extremely powerful beam cannons. The Panzer was eventually deployed against the Elephander in the Blitz Team's third encounter with the Zoid. It was not only able to effortlessly withstand the Elephander's AG unit's missile attacks, but it was also able to shatter the Energy Shield that had previously shattered the Schneider's blades. However, it did not actually defeat the Elephander, and shut down from the excessive strain that using the Panzer's weapons put on the Liger. It was only when the [[Backdraft]] showed up that the Zoid rebooted itself, unleashing a missile barrage (called the ''Burning Big Bang'') that annihilated the Backdraft's unmanned [[Zabat]]s. Apart from in minor roles, the next appearance of the Panzer would be against the [[Berserk Fury]], as Bit had damaged the other two CAS units in prior episodes. It would be unable to penetrate the Fury's shield, but would help destroy a falling Judge Satellite with its missile barrage (which Bit erroneously calls a ''Megabomb''). As this missile barrage caused the Panzer to spontaneously overheat, it was ejected, and the basic armor was used for the remainder of the battle.
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In ''New Century'', the Liger Zero Panzer was the final, and the least used, of the three CAS units. This was because, the anime greatly exaggerates the weight of the armor: in the Battle Story, the Panzer was capable of moving at a respectable 285 km/h, while in ''New Century'', the Panzer is nearly immobilized by the armor's mass. Furthermore, it caused the Liger's systems to overload and generate excessive quantities of heat. This meant that it was a unit that could potentially inflict permanent damage to the Liger. The Hybrid Cannons are also portrayed as being a pair of single, extremely powerful beam cannons. The Panzer was eventually deployed against the Elephander in the Blitz Team's third encounter with the Zoid. It was not only able to effortlessly withstand the Elephander's AG unit's missile attacks, but it was also able to shatter the Energy Shield that had previously shattered the Schneider's blades. However, it did not actually defeat the Elephander, and shut down from the excessive strain that using the Panzer's weapons put on the Liger. It was only when the [[Backdraft]] showed up that the Zoid rebooted itself, unleashing a missile barrage (called the ''Burning Big Bang'') that annihilated the Backdraft's unmanned [[Zabat]]s. Apart from in minor roles, the next appearance of the Panzer would be against the [[Berserk Fury]], as Bit had damaged the other two CAS units in prior episodes. It would be unable to penetrate the Fury's shield, but would help destroy a falling Judge Satellite with its missile barrage (which Bit erroneously calls a ''Megabomb''). As this missile barrage caused the Panzer to spontaneously overheat, it was ejected, and the Liger Zero's basic armor was used for the remainder of the battle.
   
===Manga===
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==Manga==
 
The Panzer appears in the last chapter of the New Century manga. Unlike the anime, the Panzer is ejected from the top of the Hover Cargo, and was mobile enough to evade oncoming fire. Bit used the "'''''Burning Big Bang'''''" to prevent falling debris from crushing the Hover Cargo. He was forced to jettison the Panzer armour after that attack.
 
The Panzer appears in the last chapter of the New Century manga. Unlike the anime, the Panzer is ejected from the top of the Hover Cargo, and was mobile enough to evade oncoming fire. Bit used the "'''''Burning Big Bang'''''" to prevent falling debris from crushing the Hover Cargo. He was forced to jettison the Panzer armour after that attack.
   
===Video Games===
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==Video Games==
 
The missile bombardment of Liger Zero Panzer is called "'''''Full Burst'''''" in video games such as [[Zoids VS]] where it is an EX attack.
 
The missile bombardment of Liger Zero Panzer is called "'''''Full Burst'''''" in video games such as [[Zoids VS]] where it is an EX attack.
   
===Gallery===
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==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
 
Lz pu.jpg|Actual CP-21 on a Liger Zero
 
Lz pu.jpg|Actual CP-21 on a Liger Zero
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DSC09125.JPG|HMM Liger Zero Panzer
 
DSC09125.JPG|HMM Liger Zero Panzer
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==References==
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Latest revision as of 05:44, 2 September 2020

Liger Zero Panzer
LigerZeroPanzer.jpg
CGI model of the Liger Zero Panzer
CP-21
Lion Type
Helic Republic
Crew 1
Weight 145 tons
Depth 23.3 m
Height 9.7 m
Maximum Speed 285 km/h
Weapons Hybrid Cannon (2) consisting of AZ 216 mm Railgun and AZ 108 mm Beam Gun[1], AZ6 Micro Homing Missile Pods (4)[2], AZ3 Micro Homing Missile Pod (2)[3], AZ2 Micro Homing Missile Pod (2)[4], AZ2 Missile Pod (4)[5], Vulcan Pod (2)[6], AZ3 Grenade Launcher[7]
Equipment Multi-Blade Antenna (2)[8], Aero fairing (4)[9]

The third CAS for the Liger Zero (in both the anime and models), the CP-21 Liger Zero Panzer (ライガーゼロパンツァー, Raigā Zero Pantsuā) is specifically designed to be a heavy-artillery Zoid. It has a great number of missiles, as well as two powerful "Hybrid Cannons", and is wrapped in thick armor that offers much more protection than the basic armor does. However, this comes at a cost, as the Zoid is not as agile as it would if it were to mount the other CAS units.

"Panzer" is German for "tank" or "armor".

Release Details[edit | edit source]

As one of the Customize Parts, the model was released in 2000, with production continuing until about 2003.

In Korea, the Panzer CAS was released by Academy, and sold boxed along with the base Liger Zero. The Korean version of this Zoid was produced in limited numbers and is somewhat expensive and hard to come by.

A chrome version was released by TOMY in limited numbers.

A Hasbro action figure was made of the panzer, although it more closely resembled a green Jager[10].

In July 2012, Kotobukiya released a 1/72 scale kit of the Liger Zero Panzer as the 32nd entry in the Highend Master Model line for 7,300 Japanese Yen. In May 2019, Kotobukiya reissued the HMM Liger Zero Panzer as the Liger Zero Panzer Marking Plus Ver. for 8,400 Japanese Yen.

20140425 1083041.jpg

In 2014, a clear version of the HMM Panzer CAS could be obtained by purchasing the New Century BD-BOX CAS Set Clear Ver.

Battle Story[edit | edit source]

Introduced in ZAC 2101, the Panzer proved to be the most effective of the Zero CAS units. The Zoid was employed against the swarms of Eisen Dragoon attack Zoids, using its missiles to decimate whole formations at once.

Anime[edit | edit source]

In New Century, the Liger Zero Panzer was the final, and the least used, of the three CAS units. This was because, the anime greatly exaggerates the weight of the armor: in the Battle Story, the Panzer was capable of moving at a respectable 285 km/h, while in New Century, the Panzer is nearly immobilized by the armor's mass. Furthermore, it caused the Liger's systems to overload and generate excessive quantities of heat. This meant that it was a unit that could potentially inflict permanent damage to the Liger. The Hybrid Cannons are also portrayed as being a pair of single, extremely powerful beam cannons. The Panzer was eventually deployed against the Elephander in the Blitz Team's third encounter with the Zoid. It was not only able to effortlessly withstand the Elephander's AG unit's missile attacks, but it was also able to shatter the Energy Shield that had previously shattered the Schneider's blades. However, it did not actually defeat the Elephander, and shut down from the excessive strain that using the Panzer's weapons put on the Liger. It was only when the Backdraft showed up that the Zoid rebooted itself, unleashing a missile barrage (called the Burning Big Bang) that annihilated the Backdraft's unmanned Zabats. Apart from in minor roles, the next appearance of the Panzer would be against the Berserk Fury, as Bit had damaged the other two CAS units in prior episodes. It would be unable to penetrate the Fury's shield, but would help destroy a falling Judge Satellite with its missile barrage (which Bit erroneously calls a Megabomb). As this missile barrage caused the Panzer to spontaneously overheat, it was ejected, and the Liger Zero's basic armor was used for the remainder of the battle.

Manga[edit | edit source]

The Panzer appears in the last chapter of the New Century manga. Unlike the anime, the Panzer is ejected from the top of the Hover Cargo, and was mobile enough to evade oncoming fire. Bit used the "Burning Big Bang" to prevent falling debris from crushing the Hover Cargo. He was forced to jettison the Panzer armour after that attack.

Video Games[edit | edit source]

The missile bombardment of Liger Zero Panzer is called "Full Burst" in video games such as Zoids VS where it is an EX attack.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. ハイブリッドキャノン(AZ216mmレールガン AZ108mmビームガン)×2
  2. AZ6連装マイクロホーミングミサイルポッド×4
  3. AZ3連装マイクロホーミングミサイルポッド×2
  4. AZ2連装マイクロホーミングミサイルポッド×2
  5. AZ2連装ミサイルポッド×4
  6. バルカンポッド×2
  7. AZ3連装グレネードランチャー
  8. マルチブレードアンテナ×2
  9. エアロフェアリング×4
  10. https://zoids.fandom.com/wiki/File:Thumb_LigerZeroPanzer-Blue-Front2002.jpg https://zoids.fandom.com/wiki/File:S-l640.jpg
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