VIDEO: Hello Kitty Mech Drops in on "Super Robot Wars Z III: Time of Hell"

Hello Kitty and her mecha will not actually be appearing in the upcoming PlayStation 3/Vita strategy, but promo has some fun with the idea

Hello Kitty and her mecha will not actually be appearing in the upcoming PlayStation 3/Vita strategy RPG Super Robot Wars Z III: Time of Hell, but a April Foos' Day joke has some fun playing with the idea. 

 

 

The mainline Super Robot Wars, bringing together a host of classic and current mecha anime, continues with Z3, set to be released for the April 10th on PlayStation3 and Vita.

igoku Hen is set to feature mecha and characters

Trider G7
Tetsujin 28-Go
Six God Combination Godmars
Armored Trooper Votoms
Armored Trooper Votoms: Big Battle
Armored Trooper Votoms: The Brilliant Heretic
Super Dimension Century Orguss
Z Gundam
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack
Gundam W Endless Waltz
Gundam SEED Destiny
Gunam 00 A Wakening of the Trailblazer
Gundam Unicorn
Gunbuster
Macross 7
Macross Dynamite 7
Macross Frontier: Itsuwari no Utahime
Macross Frontier: Sayonara no Tsubasa
Getter Robo Armageddon
Shin Mazinger Shougeki! Z Hen
Dai-Guard
The Big O
Full Metal Panic!
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu
Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid
Juso Kiko Dancouga Nova
Gurren Lagann
Gurren Lagann The Movie: The Lights in the Sky are Stars
Evangelion Shin Gekijou-ban Jo
Evangelion Shin Gekijou-ban Ha
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch
Aquarion EVOL

 

 

The chogokin line of mecha figures and Hello Kitty both turn 40 in 2014, so the anniversaries are being celebrated together with a special Hello Kitty die-cast robot figure. 

 

"Chogokin" ("super alloy") is the manga equivalent of Marvel Comic's adamantium, introduced as the building block for the pioneering piloted mech Mazinger Z. In the '70s, "Chogokin" also became Bandai's Popy brand's name for die-cast metal figures. The chogokin line and Hello Kitty both turn 40 in 2014, so the anniversaries are being celebrated together with a special Hello Kitty die-cast robot figure. 

 

Set to be released in June 2014 for 4,400 yen, Kitty bot figure features firing fists, an eye change gimmick, a clear cockpit with in scale Hello Kitty pilot, moving head, and a removable bow that can be placed under her feet. It is about 10.5 centimeters tall.


Serina, an idol from SDN48's 1st Generation narrates the promo.

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

 

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