Tokyo-based crafts and toy company Kougei will start accepting orders for platinum figures of Mazinger Z, a Japanese super robot created by Go Nagai in the early 1970s, in two sizes, 120 mm and 50 mm, on January 1, 2017. Only one figure in the former size will be made, and it will be sold at the price of 14 million yen (about 119,600 US dollars). Check the product photos after the jump.
The adventures of "Mazinger Manager", a series of TV commercials that re-imagines the hot-blooded super robot of Go Nagai's Mazinger Z manga as a newly retired mid-level officer manager, continue with a new entry promoting the services of the Manulife financial corporation. Hit the jump to check it out.
For one night only, a special musical event entitled "Go Nagai x Orchestra Dynamite Concert" is coming to the concert hall of Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre in Nishiikebukuro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo, Japan. Hit the jump to learn more.
A short teaser trailer for Cutie Honey - Tears, an upcoming live-action action / science fiction film based off Go Nagai's 1973 manga starring a transforming lady android - is now available online. Hit the jump to check it out.
Crunchyroll is proud to add Mazinger Edition Z to its streaming catalog for the legion of giant robot anime fans that worship at the altar of Go Nagai. Hit the jump for the details.
Netflix is now streaming Cyborg 009 VS Devilman, a trilogy of 2015 OAVs that crosses the cyborg superteam of Shotaro Ishinomori's classic Cyborg 009 manga & anime with the demon-possessed anti-hero of Go Nagai's Devilman manga & anime. Hit the jump to learn more.