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A 'Mazinger Z' Movie Is Finally In The Works

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by Andrei Medina | Jan 31, 2017
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Fans of Japanese super robot series Mazinger Z are in for a treat after plans of releasing a movie adaptation of the popular mecha anime in time for its 45th anniversary were announced.

According to Anime News Network, the big reveal was made by Toei animation in a statement although it was not mentioned if the movie will have a classic animation style or be in live action form.

Details on its release date are TBA but a special event promoting the movie which is titled Gekijoban Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z The Movie) is scheduled during the Anime Japan 2017 convention in Tokyo on March 26.

A website where exclusive updates on the movie can be seen has also been launched.

Created by Go Nakai, the Mazinger Z manga and anime series aired alongside each other in Japan from 1972 to 1974.

Its story revolves around the life of Mazinger Z pilot Koji Kabuto, a high schooler who’s the only one left standing between the world and the mechanical beasts unleashed by mad scientist Dr. Hell.

Over four decades since its launch, Mazinger Z has cemented itself as one of the top super robots of Japan with its continuous appearances in Japanese video games, toy lines, fan videos and other pop culture.

Here’s a blast from the past with the original anime intro:


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