Mazinger Z (1972–1974)

TV Series   |    |  Action, Animation, Sci-Fi

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Teenager Koji Kabuto pilots the amazing super-robot Mazinger Z to avenge its inventor (his grandfather) against the Mycene Empire, led by the evil mad scientist Doctor Hell.


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20 June 2000 | alfonsohinojosa
The one and only giant robot
This is one of the best giant robot anime (cartoon) of all time. The animation is somewhat dated, but the originality of the characters (specially baron Ashura and viscount pigman) remain quite striking and not easily forgotten. The mechanical beasts are also amazing, not two being alike. As with many other anime, mazinger z (known as tranzor z in the US )suffered from censorship all over the world and is hard to know if the version released in the US is uncut.

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3 December 1972



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