Dr. Hell develops a gun that can increase an object's size to giant proportions. Baron Ashura uses it on a local student's robotic science project in order to create a giant killer robot to rival the...
The series begins after the battle against Dr. Hell with attacks from the Warrior Beasts. With the Mazinger Z overwhelmed by this new threat, it was almost destroyed until it was rescued by... See full summary »
Escaping from Vega's evil forces, the young Prince of planet Fleed leaves his destroyed homeland aboard the UFO Robot Grendizer, a powerful war machine, and makes it to Earth. Rescued by a ... See full summary »
Kouji and his friends have defeated Dr. Hell and are now enjoying a break, but suddenly a strange prophet appears and warns everyone of an oncoming danger, mechanical beasts never seen ... See full summary »
In one of their epic battles, the Mazinger Team suffers a crushing defeat at the hands of Dr. Hell and his minions after Mazinger Z is stolen and its pilot, the legendary Kouji Kabuto, is ... See full summary »
When the ancient Yamatai kingdom rises from the past to conquer the world, led by queen Himiko, professor Shiba reveals to his son Hiroshi that his body hides the only weapon that can ... See full summary »
When a mysterious gigantic monster, called Dragosaur, appears from the depth of the oceans and threatens the world, a team of super-robots from Japan is activated and sent out to defeat it: Grendizer, The Great Mazinger and Getter G.
Dr. Hell and Dr. Kabuto are two archaeologists who found the remains of an ancient civilization capable of making giant robots. When Dr. Juzo Kabuto found out Dr. Hell's plans of creating the robots to conquer the Earth, he became his enemy and started the construction of Mazinger Z, a fantastic giant robot, as a defense weapon. The story starts when Dr. Hell sends his first assistant, Baron Ashura, to kill Dr. Kabuto. The attempt is successful, but not completely: Just before his death, he is found by his grandson, Kouji Kabuto, and informs him about the recently finished robot hidden on the underground basement. From this moment on, and with the help of Dr. Gennosuke Yumi -Dr. Kabuto's ex-assistant- the inexpert Kouji manages to learn how to pilot powerful Mazinger. Dr. Yumi also made a robot of his own, called Aphrodite A, and piloted by his daughter Sayaka, which was primarily conceived as a peace-time robot. Both Mazinger and Aphrodite together combat and destroy every mechanical...Written by
Miguel Ángel Díaz González
Although Mazinger Z never made it to Mattel's "Shogun Warriors" collection in America, his "brother" Great Mazinger, the title robot of the sequel series Great Mazinger (1974), was featured in that collection (as "Mazinga" and then "Great Mazinga"). See more »
Wow suprisingly good, glad I was able to track down the episodes
This is really a great series,unfortunately 23 yrs later the episodes are hard to get, but using the power of the internet,I practically got all the episodes. This anime while outdated is incredibly ahead of it's time with special effects and violence being used to show the war between Mazinger and Dr. Hell. Yes thats right I watched one episodes where an airplane basically gets blown up by the terrorist organization by Dr. Hell (remotely had me thinking of September 11).
However, after watching this series it no doubt inspired Giant Robo series like Voltron and Mobile Suit Gundam, especially with the similar plotlines.
Even better to my surprise I was able to get that rare Mazinger Z that follows the series.
Two Thumbs way up.
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