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New Mazinger Z Film Teaser Trailer Previews Film In Action; New Visual Unveiled Also


Yesterday, Toei started streaming a 30-second teaser trailer for the upcoming Mazinger Z anime film. The 30-second promo features footage that debuted this year’s Annecy International Animation Film Festival.

The film’s official website also updated with a new key visual, that shows the titular Mazinger Z.

Mazinger Z will make its world première outside of Japan. As of press time, details on the début date have yet to be revealed.

Junji Shimizu (One Piece eps. 131 – 159, Futari wa Pretty Cure: Max Heart) was tapped to direct the new Mazinger Z movie at Toei Animation, with Hiroya Iijima (Afro Samurai, Gravitation: Lyrics of Love) providing character designs. Takahiro Ozawa is writing the movie’s script.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Assistant Director: Yō Nakano
  • Mechanical Designs: Takayuki Yanase
  • Background Art: Makoto Ujiie (Green)
  • Music: Toshiyuki Watanabe

Ichiro Mizuki will return to perform the film’s theme song. Mizuki has performed numerous theme songs throughout the franchise, including the original Mazinger Z TV series, Mazinger Z Vs. Devilman, and Great Mazinger.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Kōji Kabuto: Showtaro Morikubo
  • Sayaka Yumi: Ai Kayano

Source: Animate Times

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