Mazinger Z / Mazinkaiser


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Mazinger Z

Genres: action, adventure, science fiction
Themes: mecha, super robot
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: From the island of Bardos in the Aegean Sea comes a new threat to humanity in the form of Doctor Hell and his army of mechanical beasts. However, a new hero stands in his way: Mazinger Z, a giant robot built out of the indestructible metal chogokin and equipped with an arsenal of advanced weaponry. Piloting Mazinger Z is hotheaded teenager Kouji Kabuto, who strives to avenge the death of his grandfather and protect Japan from Doctor Hell’s forces.
Number of episodes: 92
Vintage: 1972-12-03 to 1974-09-01

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Great Mazinger / Gurêto Majingâ

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Genres: action, science fiction
Themes: mecha, super robot
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: After Koji Kabuto and Sayaka Yumi leave to the USA, it’s up to the rash orphan Tetsuya Tsurugi to pilot the next Mazinger robot: the Great Mazinger. Under the direction of Dr. Kenzo Kabuto and helped by his adoptive sister Jun Honou, Tetsuya battles the Miccene Empire…
Number of episodes: 56
Vintage: 1974-09-08 to 1975-09-28

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God Mazinger / Space Adventure The Deity

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Genres: action, science fiction
Themes: mecha, super robot
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: Hino Yamato, a normal Japanese school student, is transported to a magical world to defend it. Unbeknownst to him, he is the only person that can bring the lands stone god, Mazinger, to life. He does, and becomes the lands only hope against the evil ruler Dorado and his henchmen.
Number of episodes: 23
Vintage: 1984-04-15 to 1984-09-23

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Mazinkaiser OVA


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Genres: action, comedy, science fiction
Themes: Mad Scientist, mecha, Super Robot
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: In one of their epic battles, the Mazinger Team suffers a crushing defeat at the hands of Dr. Hell and his minions after Mazinger Z is stolen and its pilot, the legendary Kouji Kabuto, is rendered missing in action. Just when Dr. Hell’s second-in-command Baron Ashura uses Mazinger Z against our heroes, Kouji makes a surprise return in Mazinkaiser - an all-new Mazinger with heavier armor and deadlier attacks.
Number of episodes: 7
Vintage: 2001-09-25

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Mazinger Edition Z: The Impact! / Shin Mazinger Shōgeki! Z-Hen

Themes: mecha, super robot
Plot Summary: Developed from Japanium ore is the super energy, Photon Power. Seeking this energy is Dr. Hell, a madman craving world domination who along with his subordinates Baron Ashura and Count Brocken, commands the Machine Beasts excavated from Bardos Island (believed to be Rhodes) to attack the Photon Power Lab and take it for himself. Meeting the attack head on is our hero, the hot-blooded teenager Kouji Kabuto who pilots the super robot Mazinger Z, constructed by his grandfather Juzo and made from the strongest metal Chogokin Z. But in this battle between Dr. Hell and the Kabuto family, many legends surrounding the Mycenaean Civilization and Bardos Island, as well as the secrets of Mazinger Z remain shrouded in mystery.
Number of episodes: 26
Vintage: 2009-04-04 to 2009-09-26

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Mazinger Z Vs. Devilman / Devilman contre Mazinger Z (movie) Vintage:1973-07-18
Mazinger Z Vs. Dr. Hell (movie) Vintage: 1974-03-16
Mazinger Z Vs. The Grand General of Darkness / Mazinger Z tai Ankoku Daishōgun (movie) Vintage: 1974-07-25
Great Mazinger Vs. Getter Robo / Great Mazinger tai Getter Robo (movie) Vintage: 1975-03-21
Great Mazinger Vs. Getter Robo G - The Great Space Encounter / Great Mazinger tai Getter Robo G - Kuuchuu Dai-Gekitotsu (movie) Vintage: 1975-07-21
Go Nagai World / CB Chara Nagai Go World (OAV) Vintage: 1991-02-21 to 1991-06-27
Mazinkaiser: Shitou! Ankoku Daishogun (OAV) Vintage: 2003-07-25
Mazinkaiser SKL (OAV) Vintage: 2010-11-27
Mazinger Z: Infinity (movie) Vintage: 2017-10-28

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RightStuf Link
Mazinkaiser/Shuten Doji DVD Double Pack (Hyb)


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Going to make this short and sweet.
Buy it now!
Mazinkaiser/Shuten Doji DVD Double Pack (Hyb)
At the price there is no reason not to.
Could very well be the last time to get this great awesome OVA.


#3

Now this is fun, over the top mecha, done right. :slight_smile: A lot of newer series just try to reinvent the 70s Giant Robo genre, MazinKaiser doesn’t do that… instead it revels in everything great about the genre and doing it well rather than trying new things. An absolute joy to watch, and the OP with the pure awesomeness of JAM Project… You really can’t go wrong with this title.

This title was sadly in danger of ADV letting it continue to go Out of Print for years and for a few weeks some months ago was put indefinitely on hold… but luckily ADV has found a way to release this cheaply, and comes with another series, Shuten Doji all for the price of 1. Can’t wait to finally get this title, by the time I saw it and fell in love with it it was already Out of Print (it wasn’t in circulation long before). Soon it will be mine.

This is a true labor of love by ADV and equally so for them to find the means to be able to release this series again in June in this industry and economic climate. I’ll be eternally grateful to finally have it in my collection. B) B) B)


#4

Come on people I want to see this on RSI’s top pre-order list.

Mazinkaiser/Shuten Doji DVD Double Pack (Hyb)

DO IT!


#5

Note this is coming out next week Tuesday June 2nd, 2009.
Hope everyone is taking advantage of the ADV sale going on at www.rightstuf.com and pre-ordering it.
Mazinkaiser/Shuten Doji DVD Double Pack (Hyb)
Coupon code is monstersavings
$17.99 without got anime
$16.19 with got anime


#6

Just found out that I owe my school so that’s going to rape any money I get.


#7

Yeah my parents are watching my debit card to make sure I don’t buy anything like anime off the interwebz. And I think the UPS truck would be a dead giveaway. For now I’ll stick to looking at Best Buy for deals.


#8

Listed in the weeklys

Mazinkaiser/Shuten Doji DVD Double Pack (Hyb)


#9

MazinKaiser Premieres Online for the first time… at Anime Network!

Episode 1 is free (you only need to register to the site/forum to watch it free!) The rest of the episodes are for subscription members.

Check out the free episode and enjoy the awesomess. :wink: Want to see more? Subscribe or buy the DVDs…

Don’t make me get PP to beat those who don’t enjoy manly-goodness. :stuck_out_tongue:


#10

I’m so buying this next RS order.


#11

Rightstuf deal of the day # 4
Mazinkaiser/Shuten Doji DVD Double Pack (Hyb)
No got anime $15.24 / With got Anime $13.72

You have to go to the main page of the shopping section and hit the link that has the Dark Lords face and hit pass to you see it. You can only chose one item and if you pass you pass no going back. And you need to be ready to check out as the cart loves to expire.


#12

Popped this in on my DVD to finally spot-check it. :wink: Everything seems to be all a-Go!

Can’t stop listening to the OP over and over and over and over and over though. :wink:

Need to make room to watch this again very soon, but first need to watch Shuten Doji (never seen it before) and it came with the MazinKaiser set. Perhaps next week.


#13

###Mazinkaiser SKL Original Video Animation Revealed
posted on 2010-04-22 00:12 EDT
Latest in MazinKaiser super robot anime franchise inspired by Go Nagai’s Mazinger Z


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[quote=Slowhand]
Mazinkaiser SKL Original Video Animation Revealed
posted on 2010-04-22 00:12 EDT
Latest in MazinKaiser super robot anime franchise inspired by Go Nagai’s Mazinger Z

The June issue of Hobby Japan magazine is revealing a new original video animation project called Mazinkaizer SKL on Saturday. The new project is billed as the return of the MazinKaiser anime franchise, which is itself a spinoff from Go Nagai’s classic super robot manga and anime series, Mazinger Z. More details will be announced in the future.

The anime studio Brains Base and the distributor Bandai Visual released the first MazinKaiser video anime series in 2001. The Mazinkaiser: Shitou! Ankoku Daishogun video anime project followed in 2003.

Update: Go Nagai and Dynamic Planning’s official website for the overall Mazinger franchise has confirmed that a novelization, a manga, and an anime are planned for Mazinkaizer SKL. The novelization will run in ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Hobby Magazine, while the manga will run on the Shū 2 Comic Gekkin site from Bandai Visual’s Emotion video production subsidiary. The official anime website’s domain currently links to Bandai Visual’s .Anime retail website. Thanks, SantaBla and Doggie Kruger.[/quote]

:woohoo: AWESOME! Shame it will never come over here since American’s don’t like good anime.


#15

This 7-episode anime will be expiring from the Online Player on Thursday, July 8.

This could be your last chance to see this great anime!


#16

[quote=Slowhand]
This 7-episode anime will be expiring from the Online Player on Thursday, July 8.[/quote]

Update: When I checked 07/08 at 12:25am Central time, the episodes had already been removed. So it expired at the beginning of the day 07/08, and not at the end of the day.


#17

###‘Mazinger Z Impact’ Anime Solicited With Finalized Cover
April 10, 2015 at 01:25 PM


#18

###Gō Nagai Flustered by Gravure Idol Ai Shinozaki in Mazinger Cosplay
posted on 2015-06-19 13:45 EDT
Two promote latest Mazinger toy


#19

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2015/08/08-1/viewster-adds-mazinger-edition-z-the-impact-and-beck-anime
August 09, 2015 12:33am CDT
Streaming service introduces more catalog titles


#20

###Mazinger Z Anime Gets Film Adaptation For 45th Anniversary
posted on 2017-01-26 05:10 EST
Go Nagai’s giant robot franchise debuted in 1972