Tokyo Book Store Village Books has announced that a Mazinger Zand Transformers crossover manga will be released in Japan titled, “Mazinger Z X Transformers.” The manga will be written by Yuujin Ishikawa that will feature a summary by Naoto Tsushima. The manga is said to be illustrated similar to American style comics in where multiple artists will working on project instead of a single artist. The manga will illustrated by Yuu Kinutani, Hayato Sakamoto, Eiji Yoshioka, Kazumi Hoshi, Naoyuki Fujisawa, and Naoto Tsushima. Go Nagai will be working as the cover illustrator for the manga. The manga will alsoRead More
Official Images: HG 1/144 Great Mazinger (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.) & HG 1/144 Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.)
The official Bandai Hobby website has updated with official release details for the HG 1/144 Great Mazinger (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.) and HG 1/144 Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.). For those who are unaware, as the name states the HG Kit for Mazinger Z (Infinity Ver.) is based on its appearance in the anime film of the same name. The film premiered in Italy on October 31, 2017 and later in Japan on January 13, 2018. The film also saw an international release by Fathom Events, which had limited screenings on February 11-12,Read More
Viz Media has posted an official theatrical clip for Mazinger Z: Infinity on their official Youtube channel. The clip features a preview of the battle between Great Mazinger and the mechanical beasts; Garada and Doublass. Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere as a two day event in theaters on February 11 and February 12. Those who are interested can order their tickets at the link listed below.
Viz Media has recently updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z Infinity film. The trailer features a preview of the film’s setting and reveals that the film will have a limited theatrical release in North America via Fathom Events. The film will be screened in theaters on February 11–February 12 and will feature the original Japanese audio with English subtitles. Fathom Events also provided a synopsis for the film. Ten years ago, the villainous scientist Dr. Hell led his wicked followers, known as the Underground Empire, in a struggle to destroy all of humanity.Read More
Earlier this week Toei updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for the Mazinger Z: Infinity film. The latest trailer features a look at the opening theme song of the film performed by Ichiro Mizuki and the ending theme titled, “The Last Letter,” by Kouji Kikkawa.” The official Mazinger Z: Infinity website has also updated, which reveals some new cast members. The new cast members include: Hiroyuki Miyasako, Romi Park: Male & Female half of Baron Ashura Yui P (Ozaku Club): Pink member of Idol Mazin-Girls Okarina (Ozaku Club): Blue member of Idol Mazin-Girls Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere in JapaneseRead More
The official Mazinger Z: Infinity film website has updated with new stills for the upcoming film. The films reveal the first full look at the ancient relic Infinity. Infinity is a large object that was found inside the depths of Mt. Fuji. Not much is known about this ancient structure except that it was possibly crafted by an ancient civilization. Infinity is the third Mazin following the original Mazinger Z and Great Mazinger. Dr. Hell plans to use the power of Infinity in order to activate the ultimate weapon known as the Gragon. Mazinger Z: Infinity will premiere in Japanese theaters on January 13, 2018.Read More
Kodansha has recently confirmed that they will be publishing the Mazinger Z spin-off one-shot manga, Mazinger Z Alter Ignition. The single volume will be released on December 20. Mazinger Z Alter Ignition was written by Yu Kinutani and was originally launched on the Dynamic Planning’s official website on May 19. A separate manga series titled, “Mazinger Z Interval Peace,” by Takahiro Ozawa, also launched in the Monthly Young Magazine on the same day. The manga showcases an alternate take on the events featured in the original Mazinger Z manga series. The original manga series focuses on a high school boy named Koji Kabuto and his powerful robot called the Mazinger Z. He faces offRead More
The official Mazinger Z: Infinity film website has updated with an announcement that Kouji Kikkawa will be performing the ending theme for the film. The ending theme for the film will be titled, “The Last Letter.” According to the website Kikkawa commented that “the song was made with the image of a pilot and his robots going beyond their limits and sharing a connection and sorrow.” Go Nagai, creator of the Mazinger Z franchise stated that the the song will “make the people who went crazy over Mazinger Z remember the good times.” Kikkawa is best known for his work in Tokusatsu such as theRead More
The official Mazinger Z: Infinity website has updated with new details about the upcoming film. It has been revealed that Great Mazinger will also be making an appearance in the film. Great Mazinger is the main character that appears in the anime/ manga of the same name. The anime series ran from September 8, 1974 – September 28, 1975. The manga series was published by Kodansha in October 1974 and ran until October 1975. The manga ran for 2 volumes. The website also revealed the cast members for the film. The cast members include: Toshihiko Seki: Tetsuya Tsurugi – A hero who helped KojiRead More
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
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
Toei has updated their official US Youtube channel with a teaser trailer for the worldwide release for upcoming Mazinger Z film. Not much else is known about the project except that it is set to premiere sometime this year. No other details are confirmed at this time so stay tuned for updates.