The official website for the upcoming new anime film Mazinger Z/Infinity confirmed today on October 10 that Tetsuya Tsurugi and Jun Honoo, the two main characters from the sequel series Great Mazinger, will appear in the story. And of course the title robot Great Mazinger will form a tag-team with Mazinger Z once again. The pilot of Great Mazinger, Tetsuya Tsurugi is voiced by Toshihiko Seki (Duo Maxwell in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing), and his partner Jun Honoo, who is now having his baby, is played by Ami Koshimizu (Sailor Jupiter in Sailor Moon Crystal).
53-year-old Keiji Fujiwara, who had taken hiatus from activities due to illness since August 2016, is also confirmed to voice Count Brocken, a royal subordinate of Dr. Hell. And Azusa Tadokoro and Miku Ito are cast as the members of the Unified Army's fighting idol group Mazin Girls.
In addition, the two voice cast from the original Mazinger Z anime series, 76-year-old Hiroya Ishimaru
(Koji Kabuto) and 76-year-old Minori Matsushima (2nd voice actress for Sayaka Yumi), are confirmed
to make guest voice appearance.
The world premiere screening of Mazinger Z/Infinity is scheduled to be held at the 12th International
Rome Film Festival in Italy on October 28. After the event, it will start its theatrical run in Italy from
October 31, then in France from November 22. The film's theatrical release day in its home country
Japan is set for January 13, 2018.
Main Voice Cast:
Koji Kabuto: Showtaro Morikubo (Shikamaru Nara in Naruto)
Sayaka Yumi: Ai Kayano (Meiko "Menma" Honma in Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day)
Lisa: Sumire Uesaka (Anastasia in THE [email protected] Cinderella Girls)
Shiro Kabuto: Natsuki Hanae (Ken Kaneki in Tokyo Ghoul)
Boss: Watatu Takagi (Garrod Ran in After War Gundam X)
Mucha: Kappei Yamaguchi (Ranma Saotome in Ranma 1/2)
Nuke: Masami Kikuchi (Ino Abbav in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ)
Prime Minister Yumi: Junpei Morita (Buer in Pandora in the Crimson Shell: Ghost Urn)
Dr. Nossori: Bin Shimada (Paptimus Scirocco in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam)
Dr. Sewashi: Kozo Shioya (Majin Boo in Dragon Ball Super)
Dr. Hell: Unsho Ishizuka (Jet Black in Cowboy Bebop)
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