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Great Mazinger robot to appear in new ‘Mazinger Z’ anime movie

By: - Content Strategist
/ 12:24 PM October 12, 2017

Image: Twitter/@mazingerzjp

The official site for the anime movie “Mazinger Z: Infinity” announced that the Great Mazinger robot will be appearing in the film.

Image: “Mazinger Z: Infinity” official website

Great Mazinger hails from a TV anime series of the same name which ran between 1974 and 1975. “Mazinger Z” series voice actor veterans Hiroya Ishimaru and Minori Matsushima have also been cast for the film; however, their roles have not yet been revealed. They voiced the characters Koji Kabuto and Sayaka Yumi, respectively, in the original “Mazinger Z” anime series.

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Other characters who will be appearing in the movie include Tetsuya Tsurugi (Toshihiko Seki), Jun Hono (Ami Koshimizu), Count Brocken (Keiji Fujiwara), and the Mazin-Girls Combined Army fighting idols.

The story of “Mazinger Z: Infinity” revolves around a surprising discovery made by hero-turned-scientist Koji Kabuto under Mount Fuji. It’s been ten years since Koji saved the world from the Underground Empire. Now, a new threat rises, which calls for the robot Mazinger Z to save humanity once again.

The movie has been scheduled to premiere in Japanese theaters on Jan. 13, 2018. A currently undated world premiere will be held prior to the Japanese release. JB

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