Mazinger Z Infinity celebrates 45 years of Go Nagai’s classic super robot franchise. The film has already premiered during the 12th Rome Film Fest, and will start screening in Japan this January. To further the excitement, the staff have revealed brand new still images, including a look at the deadly and massive Infinity.
Infinity is the third Majin after Mazinger Z and Great Mazinger, and will certainly bring trouble to its predecessors. Excavated inside Mt. Fuji, Dr. Hell plans to use it to activate the ultimate weapon, Gragon.
They previously unveiled new visuals for the film, and just in case you’ve missed them, here they are:
Veteran seiyuu Hiroya Ishimaru and Minori Matsushima, who previously voiced Koji Kabuto and Sayaka Yumi in the original anime, will also be voicing characters in the new film. However, the staff haven’t revealed their roles yet.
Mazinger Z/Infinity celebrates the 45th anniversary of legendary mangaka, Go Nagai’s classic Mazinger Z manga, as well as the TV series. It will be making its Japanese premiere this 13 January 2018 and will also have international screenings as well.
The film previously revealed that Showtaro Morikubo and Ai Kayano will be voicing the two leads, Koji Kabuto and Sayaka Yumi respectively. It also stars
- Sumire Uesaka as Lisa
- Natsuki Hanae as Shiro Kabuto
- Wataru Takagi as Boss
- Kappei Yamaguchi as Mucha
- Masami Kikuchi as Nuke
- Junpei Morita as Prime Minister Yumi
- Bin Shimada as Dr. Nossori
- Kouzou Shioya as Dr. Sewashi
- Unshou Ishizuka as Dr. Hell
Junji Shimizu will be directing the film over at Toei Animation, while Takayuki Yanase is responsible for the mechanical design. Meanwhile, Hiroya Iijima will be the character designer, while Takahiro Ozawa writes the screenplay.
Source: Comic Natalie