Developed from Japanium ore is the super energy, Photon Power. Seeking this energy is Dr. Hell, a madman craving world domination who along with his subordinates Baron Ashura and Count Brocken, commands the Machine Beasts excavated from Bardos Island to attack the Photon Power Lab and take it for himself. Meeting the attack head on is our hero, the hot-blooded teenager Kouji Kabuto who pilots the super robot Mazinger Z, constructed by his grandfather Juzo and made from the strongest metal Chogokin Z. But in this battle between Dr. Hell and the Kabuto family, many legends surrounding the Mycenaean Civilization and Bardos Island, as well as the secrets of Mazinger Z remain shrouded in mystery.
Mazinger is pretty much the Grand-Daddy of all giant robots. He was the first real piloted mecha in all of anime, and although the original series have gotten somewhat dated this series is great. Don't worry if you don't know what is going on in the first couple of episodes. You'll end up thinking youve watched an episode out of order or something, but stick with it. It all makes sense in the end. Classic... read more
|Shin Mazinger Zero||2009|