Sanrio's Hello Kitty character, Go Nagai's super robot Mazinger Z, and Bandai's Tamashi Nations brand are joining forces in a zany mash-up that celebrates the 42nd anniversary of the Chōgōkin ("Super Alloy") toy line. Hit the jump to learn more.
Eight original characters have been announced for the upcoming OAV series, Cyborg 009 vs Devilman. Hit the jump to learn more.
The cross-over battle between the casts of Cyborg 009 and Devilman is heating up with the announcement of a new manga adaptation and a novel adaptation based on the upcoming original animation videos. Hit the jump to learn more.
A new key visual to be used on movie posters and fliers advertising the limited theatrical screening of the Cyborg 009 vs. Devilman cross-over anime has been released. Hit the jump to check it out.
A humorous advertisement for Manulife Financial re-imagines Go Nagai's super robot Mazinger Z as a mid-level manager prepping for retirement. Hit the jump to check it out.
Robot Girls Z: Furubokko Battle, a new smart phone game based on the Robot Girls Z TV anime, will be coming to Android and iOS in the summer of 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
Toei has announced that it will release "Devilman Blu-ray COLLECTION," a seven-Blu-ray disc box set of the 1972-73 TV anime adaptation of one of Go Nagai's representative manga works, on October 7, 2015. Its outer jacket illustration is newly drawn by Kazuhiro Ochi (Angel Tales, PoPoLoCrois). Hit the jump for more details.
Fans of cute girls and giant mecha will soon have something to celebrate, because the long-anticipated sequel to Robot Girls Z, entitled Robot Girls Z Plus, will begin streaming on Niconico and Youtube beginning May 20, 2015. Hit the jump to learn the details.
Getter Robo is one of the most famous super robot manga/anime franchises, created by Go Nagai and Ken Ishikawa in 1974. To celebrate its 40th anniversary, an original art exhibition will be held at art gallery GoFa in Aoyama, Tokyo, from May 23. Hit the jump for more details.
Dynamic Planning today announced that a new anime adaptation of Devilman, one of Go Nagai's representative manga series in the 1970s, is in the works. It is scheduled to be screened at an event in this fall. Hit the jump for more details.