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.