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Mazinger Z Anime Film Premiere Date Announced

The official Mazinger Z anime film website has updated with the premiere date details for the upcoming anime film. The film will premiere in Japan on January 13, 2018.  For those who are unaware the film’s story will be set as a sequel to the original Mazinger anime series. As stated earlier, the film is set 10 years after the events of the original series.  The main hero Koji Kabuto will follow his grandfather and father’s footsteps as a scientist.  One day he discovers a mysterious large object that shows vital readings somewhere below Mount Fuji.Read More


Mazinger Z Animated Film Teaser Streamed

Recently a new teaser trailer for the upcoming Mazinger Z animated film was shown during the Annecy Film Festival earlier this week. The trailer reveals that the film will feature a combination of 3D models with 2D line art. The film is set to premiere in Europe before it’s premiere in Japan.   The film’s production cast consists of: Go Nagai: Original Creator Junju Shimizu: Director You Nakano: Assistant Director  Takahiro Ozawa: Screenplay Takayuki Yanase: Mecha Design Hiroya Iijima: Character Design Toshiyuki Watanabe : Music Ichiro Mizuki : Opening Theme Toei Animation: Production Toei: DistributionRead More


Shonen Jump Reveals New Cast Members In One Piece Whole Cake Island Arc

Thanks to a early look at the upcoming issue of Weekly Shonen Jump, it has been revealed that Miyuki Sawashiro will be joining the One Piece anime cast.  She will be voicing Charlotte Pudding in the Whole Cake Island Arc of the anime.  It has also been revealed that Mami Koyama will be voicing Charlotte “Big Mom” Linlin.” Currently it is unknown if she will be voicing the role fully, but she will be voicing the character in an upcoming image song.  The character was originally portrayed by Toshiko Fujita.    The issue also featured a preview for the upcoming Ace serialized novel.