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    Sunday June 28, 2020
  • Sympathy for the Devilman: The Legacy of Go Nagai's Magnum Opus

    Exploring the moral ambiguity and progressive nature of 'Devilman'

    In honor of the recent anniversary of the original manga, let's look at Devilman's legacy, the spin-offs and sequels, and the most recent incarnation, Devilman Crybaby. Read for more devil action after the jump! 

  • Wednesday January 8, 2020
  • New Film Dares a Construction Company to Build Mazinger Z's Hangar

    Mazinger creator Go Nagai is on hand for movie's pre-screening

    Go Nagai is known for his larger-than-life creations, but could they exist in real life? A new movie explores that question this month. Check out the trailer, and the real-world company behind the research, after the jump!

  • Friday November 29, 2019
  • 6 of the Wildest Anime Villains from the Go Nagai-Verse

    Larger-than-life heroes require larger-than-life baddies!

    Every great hero needs a villain who can match them in strength and skill. So it's no surprise that the villains going up against Go Nagai's hot-blooded protagonists are, by and large, really big and weird. Today, we're continuing Crunchyroll's Villain Takeover with the wildest, scariest, and all-around coolest baddies created by the anime and manga gerat!

  • Sunday September 8, 2019
  • A New Great Mazinger Figure Is Coming... But Only to One Store

    Super-exclusive Chogokin figure blasts off to Tokyo this month

    There's a gorgeous new Great Mazinger figure on the way... but you'll have to get all the way out to Tokyo to grab it! The new Super Chogokin collectible will only be available at the Tamashii Nations flagship store. You can still take a look after the jump!

  • Friday September 6, 2019
  • How Go Nagai Reinvented Three Different Anime Genres

    We're celebrating the anime and manga veteran's birthday with a look at some of his most memorable titles over the years!

    He revolutionized mecha anime, paved the way for modern magical girls, and created some of the most beloved series ever made... and it's his birthday! Today, we're taking a look at three of Go Nagai's most famous series, as well as alternate versions of them created over the years. Join us after the jump!

  • Friday June 14, 2019
  • Mazinger Z Takes Its Hits as "Damaged" Version Action Figure

    New Soul of Chogokin release features the original super robot in its anime color scheme

    A little battle damage can't keep Mazinger Z down! The super robot is captured post-battle in a new Soul of Chogokin figure, featuring detailed scuplting and paint work from its 1974 battle against the Great General of Darkness. Get a preview and find out where to order yours after the jump!

  • Wednesday May 29, 2019
  • Choose Your Favorite Go Nagai Episodes for New Blu-ray Release

    Fans decide which episodes of Mazinger Z, Cutie Honey, and more make it into the collection

    Which of Go Nagai's many classic anime episodes are worthy of inclusion on a "best of" Blu-ray? That's for you, the fans, to decide! A poll is running now to choose 30 episodes from Mazinger Z, Cutie Honey, and more to include in an upcoming set. Find out where to cast your vote after the jump!

  • Friday February 8, 2019
  • Mazinger Z and Transformers Face off in New Comic

    Six artists team up to bring new story to life

    The latest addition to Go Nagai's Mazinger Z saga is more than meets the eye! The classic super robot series is crossing over with Transformers in a six-part comic, available starting next month. Get a preview after the jump!

  • Thursday October 11, 2018
  • New Soul of Chogokin Mazinger Shows Its Anime Colors

    Premium Bandai offers "anime color version" of legendary robot

    Legendary mecha Mazinger Z is showing off its anime roots in its new Soul of Chogokin figure! The robot from Premium Bandai is recreated in its 70s anime TV colors for Go Nagai's 50th anniversary year. Check it out after the jump!

  • Tuesday September 25, 2018
  • Great Mazinger Gets Big as Giant Soft Vinyl Figure

    Premium Bandai rolls out Mazinger Z/INFINITY version of classic robot

    Take home a big-sized Great Mazinger, courtesy of Premium Bandai! The new giant soft vinyl figure depicts the robot as seen in the recent film Mazinger Z/INFINITY. Find out where to get yours after the jump!

  • Monday September 3, 2018
  • Celebrate the Works of Go Nagai at October's Dynamic Manga Matsuri

    Legendary creator to speak at anniversary event this fall

    2018 has been the year of creator Go Nagai celebrating 50 years in the industry. New versions of his three greatest creations have all launched, and we're seeing out the year with a live event open to a lucky (and limited) audience. Get the scoop after the jump!

  • Sunday August 12, 2018
  • Mazinger Z/Infinity Launches Mighty BD in Japan

    Special edition set includes vinyl album, Robeast encyclopedia, and more

    Mazinger Z/Infinity blasted onto movie screens around the world. But the battle isn't over yet! A new limited-edition BD features all sorts of mighty extras, like a vinyl of the theme song and a book detailing the show's many monsters. Check it out after the jump!