Ahead of AnimeJapan 2017, Devilman crybaby has been announced for 2018 as a Netflix exclusive with Masaaki Yuasa directing. Hit the jump for staff details and the first teaser.
Could there be a new Devilman around the corner? Some clever investigators on Netflix have found what look to be signs of a new streaming-only project. Hit the jump to see what we know so far!
Voice actors Showtaro Morikubo (Yūsuke Makishima in Yowamushi Pedal) and Ai Kayano (Rin Toyama in NEW GAME!) will host the live stage event for the upcoming theatrical anime reboot of Mazinger Z. Hit the jump to learn more.
Rocket punch! Fans of classic Seventies super robot anime will be happy to learn that a new theatrical anime film based on Go Nagai's hot-blooded mecha manga and TV anime, Mazinger Z, is in development. Hit the jump to learn more.
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.