Mazinger Z Infinity Film Breaks Cover

31 AUG 2017 Video previews modern version of classic Mazinger Z theme song
  • Mazinger Z Infinity Film Breaks Cover

Mazinger Z Infinity Film Breaks Cover

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Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017



The official website for the upcoming Mazinger Z anime film announced the film's title, Gekijōban Mazinger Z / Infinity (Movie Version Mazinger Z / Infinity), on Thursday. The website also began streaming a trailer, which previews Ichiro Mizuki's new version of his Mazinger Z theme song. The film will now be known as Mazinger Z: Infinity and will premiere on January 13th, 2018 in Japanese theaters.

The voice cast features an all-star lineup with Showtaro Morikubo, Ai Kayano, Sumire Uesaka, Natsuki Hanae, Watatu Takagi, Kappei Yamaguchi, Masami Kikuchi, Junpei Morita, Bin Shimada, Kozo Shioya and Unsho Ishizuka. Some footage from the film debuted at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France in June.

Toei Animation describes the completely original story

Humanity was once in danger of its downfall at the hands of the Underground Empire, which was led by the evil scientist Dr. Hell. Koji Kabuto piloted the super robot Mazinger Z, and with help from his friends at the Photon Power Laboratory, he thwarted Dr. Hell's evil ambitions and returned peace to the world.It's been ten years since then... No longer a pilot, Koji Kabuto has taken after his father and grandfather by starting down the path of the scientist. He encounters a gigantic structure buried deep beneath Mt. Fuji, along with a mysterious indication of life...New encounters, new threats, and a new fate await mankind. The former hero Koji Kabuto has a decision to make about the future: whether to be a god or a demon...This grand action film depicts the fierce battle fought by the people and Mazinger Z--once again entrusted with the future of mankind!

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