This year's MIPCOM 2016 TV/entertainment tradeshow starts in Cannes, France, October 17th. An early look at what Toei will be bringing shows that Dragon Ball Super will be making its return, having been exhibited last year. It's joined by the new Digimon multiple media series Appmonsters (also known as Applimonster), and a new incarnation of pioneering mecha series Mazinger. Get a look after the jump.
Go Nagai's pioneering internally piloted mech Mazinger Z made it to the US under the name Tranzor Z, and while its not widely remembered her, it and follow-up Grendizer have quite an international following. Italy's Spadoni Production, who has previously done a CG Saint Seiya shorts, has now launched their tribute to the seminal live action mech. Get a look after the jump.
The anime version of pioneering piloted mech Mazinger Z debuted on Fuji Television in December 1972 (the manga predated it by two months). In honor of the seminal rocket-punching robot's 40th anniversary Bandai is releasing a prestige DX Chogokin Mazinger Z with full internal diecast skeleton, removable armor and light and sound gimmicks. Get a look after the jump.