BLOG: "MAZINGER Z" Movie Adaptation Announced
|In celebration of its 45th anniversary in 2017, Toei Animation announced that a Mazinger Z movie adaptation is in the works. No specifics were given if the movie will be animated or a live action adaptation but come AnimeJapan 2017 on March 26, Toei is expected to reveal more details regarding the production. They’ve also launched a new website for the film though it doesn’t really contain anything substantial at this point.
Mazinger Z tells the story of Kouji Kabuto as he defends the earth from the threats of Dr. Hell using the super robot of the same name. The original series helped kickstart what is now one of the enduring genres in Japanese animation — Mecha.