Mazinger Z (TV)

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Alternative title:
Mazinga Z (Italian) 
Mazinger z mastin (Spanish) 
Tranzor Z 
مازنجر (Arabic) 
マジンガーZ (Japanese) 
無敵鐵金剛 (Chinese (Taiwan)) 
마징가 제트 (Korean) 
Genres: action , adventure , science fiction 
Themes: mecha , super robot 
Objectionable content: Mild 
Plot Summary: From the island of Bardos in the Aegean Sea comes a new threat to humanity in the form of Doctor Hell and his army of mechanical beasts. However, a new hero stands in his way: Mazinger Z, a giant robot built out of the indestructible metal chogokin and equipped with an arsenal of advanced weaponry. Piloting Mazinger Z is hotheaded teenager Kouji Kabuto, who strives to avenge the death of his grandfather and protect Japan from Doctor Hell's forces. 
User Ratings: 133 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 15 votes (sub:6, dub:3, raw:1, others:5
5 Spanish dubbed
)
 Excellent: 17 votes (sub:10, dub:1, others:6
4 Spanish dubbed
1 Arabic dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
)
 Very good: 26 votes (sub:10, dub:6, raw:1, others:9
6 Spanish dubbed
1 Korean subtitled
1 Italian dubbed
1 Portuguese dubbed
)
 Good: 29 votes (sub:11, dub:5, edit.dub:1, ?:1, others:11
6 Spanish dubbed
3 Italian dubbed
1 Catalan dubbed
1 Arabic dubbed
)
 Decent: 19 votes (sub:8, dub:4, edit.dub:1, others:6
3 Spanish dubbed
1 Arabic subtitled
1 Italian edited dub
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 So-so: 10 votes (dub:4, raw:1, sub:1, edit.dub:1, others:3
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Italian dubbed
1 Tagalog dubbed
)
 Not really good: 4 votes (sub:2, dub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
 Weak: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
 Bad: 7 votes (sub:2, ?:1, dub:1, others:3
1 Spanish dubbed
1 Spanish subtitled
1 Arabic edited dub
)
 Awful: 2 votes (dub:1, sub:1)
 Worst ever: 2 votes (sub:1, others:1
1 Spanish dubbed
)
Seen in part or in whole by 354 users, rank: #2091 (of 6157)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.887 (Good), std. dev.: 2.293, rank: #2719 (of 6148)
Weighted mean: 6.781 (Good−), rank: #2848 (of 6148) (seen all: 7.36 / seen some: 5.92 / won't finish: 5.03)
Bayesian estimate: 6.848 (Good), rank: #2455 (of 4629)
Running time: half hour per episode 
Number of episodes: 92 
Episode titles: We have 92
Vintage:
1972-12-03 to 1974-09-01 
1980-01-21 (Italy) 
1984 (México - Canal 5) 
1994 (TV Azteca - Azteca 13) 
1997 (TV Azteca - Azteca 7) 
2012-07-07 (Mexico, Cadena Tres) 
Opening Theme:
"Mazinger Z" by Ichiro Mizuki 
Ending Theme:
"Bokura no Mazinger Z" by Ichiro Mizuki 
Official website:
Trivia: We have 6
Review:
News: Show:
In Memoriam (Dec 31, 2009)
Japan's Favorite TV Anime (Oct 12, 2006)
TV Asahi Top 100 Anime (Sep 23, 2005)
New Anime (Mar 15, 2004)
Figures News (Sep 24, 2001)
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DVD (Region 1)
    Mazinger Z - TV Series Vol. 1 (Sub.DVD) 2014-04-29 (from $42.70)
    Mazinger Z - TV Series Vol. 2 (Sub.DVD) 2014-12-23 (from $40.88)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Tomoharu Katsumata 
Music:
Akira Ifukube (Stock Music) 
Michiaki Watanabe 
Original creator: Go Nagai 
Character Design:
Keisuke Morishita 
Yoshiyuki Hane 
Key Animation:
Kazuhide Tomonaga 
Minoru Maeda 
Planning:
Azuma Kasuga (Asatsu) 
Ken Ariga (Toei Animation) 
Kenji Yokoyama (Toei Animation) 
Koji Bessho (Fuji TV) 
Theme Song Performance: Ichiro Mizuki 
Hiroya Ishimaru as Koji Kabuto 

Haruko Kitahama as Baron Ashura(Female) 
Hidekatsu Shibata as Baron Ashura(Male) 
Hiroshi Ohtake as Boss 
Jouji Yanami as Professor Gennosuke Yumi 
Kazuko Sawada as Shiro Kabuto 
Kotoe Taichi as Sayaka Yumi(3rd)  (eps 40-92) 
Kousei Tomita as Dr. Hell 
Minori Matsushima as Sayaka Yumi  (eps 14-39) 
Tomoko Matsushima as Sayaka Yumi(1st)  (eps 1-13) 

Hidekatsu Shibata as Kenzou Kabuto(ep 92) 
Hiromu Jin as Stroheim Heinrich(ep 61) 
Hiroshi Ohtake as Dr. Sewashi 
Isamu Tanonaka as Mucha 
Junpei Takiguchi as Count Brocken 
Keiichi Noda as Tetsuya Tsurugi(ep 92) 
Kouji Yada as
Dr. Morimori 
Narrator 
Piguman 
Viscount Pygman 
Kousei Tomita as
General of Darkness(ep 92) 
Nuke 
Nana Yamaguchi as Misato 
Osamu Kato as
Duke Gorgon 
Jūzō Kabuto(ep 91) 
Rihoko Yoshida as Loreley(ep 61) 
Ushio Shima as Jūzō Kabuto 
Yonehiko Kitagawa as Dr. Nossori 

Kazuhiko Inoue(Debut) 
Kenichi Ogata(Debut) 
Japanese companies
Animation:
Nakamura Production (uncredited) 
Toei Animation 
Top Craft (9 episodes
eps 55, 60, 64, 70, 76, 82, 84, 87, 89
)
 
Backgrounds:
Atelier Rourke 
Studio Cosmos 
Broadcaster:
Fuji TV 
Toei Channel 
Development: Toei Chemical Industry 
Music Production: Columbia Music Entertainment 
Recording Studio: Tavac Studio 
English staff
English cast
Director: Chris Henderson 
Executive producer: Bunker Jenkins 

Additional Work: Kaitlyn WILEY (Discotek) 
Editing Assistant: Lise Ruth 
Music Score: Doug Lackey 
Production Coordination: Sandy Childs 
Sound Effect Director: Jim Hodson 
Supervising Sound Mixer: Jim Hodson 
Theme Song Performance: Isao Sasaki (OP & ED Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Unit Manager: Patricia Byrne 
Video Editing: Helen Marie Ingram 
Gregg Berger as
Devleen 
Tommy David 
Mona Marshall as Toad 

Dale Hemmond(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Dana Ikeda(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Dando Kluever(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Frank Catelland(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Priscilla Piano(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubing) 
Randall Obata(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Robin Gould(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
William Saylor(Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
English companies
"Synthesis & Emulation": ZoundFX 
Licensed by: Discotek Media 
Music Administration: Jay Warner Music Group 
Music Copyright: Three Bee Music (ASCAP) 
Production: M. & M. Comunnications Inc. (Honolulu, Hawaii Dubbing) 
Recording: Commercial Recording (Honolulu, Hawaii) 
Korean cast
Korean staff
(none)
Kim Yeongok as Soi Dori (Kouji Kabuto) 

Hyeon-Jik Kim as Baron Ashura (Male) 
Kim Seokok as Baron Ashura (Female) 
Park Il as Dr. Hell 
Park Sohyeon as Aeri (Sayaka Yumi) 
Wu Munhui as Cheoli (Shiro Kabuto) 

Lee Yeongdal as Count Brocken 
Korean companies
(none)
French staff
French cast
Theme Song Performance: Damien Robillot 
Brigitte Lecordier as Julius 
Danièle Hazan as Baron Ashula(version femme) 
Isabelle Ganz as Segoya(2è voix) 
Jacques Ferrière as
Boss 
Docteur Hell 
Jean-Claude Donda as Baron Ashula(version homme) 
Jean-Pierre Gernez as Professeur Saphir 
Patrick Borg as Kôji 
French companies
Broadcaster: M6 (from 1988) 
Dubbing: Studio Télétota 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
Dubbing Director: Alberto Trifol (Spain dub) 

Theme Song Arrangement: Alfredo Garrido García (Spain dub) 
Theme Song Performance:
Alfredo Garrido García (Spain dub) 
Jordi Vila (Catalan dub) 
Albert Trifol Segarra as Koji Kabuto(Catalan dub) 
Jesus Barrero as Koji Kabuto(second half of the series) 
Juan Alfonso Carralero as Koji Kabuto(last part of the series) 
Julia Gallego as Koji Kabuto(Spain dub) 

Carlos Segundo as Boss(second half of the series) 
Dionisio Macias as Dr. Yumi(Spain dub) 
Enric Isasi-Isasmendi as Professor Yumi(Catalan dub) 
Enriqueta Linares as Baron Ashler (mujer)(Spain dub) 
Esperanza Navarro as Sayaka(Spain dub) 
Francesc Figuerola as Baró Ashura (home)(Catalan dub) 
Gloria Gonzalez as Sayaka Yumi(second half of the series) 
Jaume Villanueva as Líder(Catalan dub) 
Miguel Alonso as Baron Ashler (hombre)(Spain dub) 
Nuria Doménech as Shiro Kabuto(Catalan dub) 
Nuria Mediavilla as Shiro Kabuto(Spain dub) 
Núria Trifol as Sayaka Yumi(Catalan dub) 
Pepe Mediavilla as Boss(Spain original dub) 
Raxel Antonio Raxel as Narrator (ep35) & Baron Ashler (Male)(Ashler for several episodes) 
TERESA MANRESA as Baró Ashura (dona)(Catalan dub) 

Alberto Trifol as Mucha(Spain dub) 
Antoni Forteza as Comte Brocken(Catalan dub) 
Antonio Gomez de Vicente as Dr. Sewashi (Biz)(Spain dub) 
Camilo García as Rico(Spain dub) 
Constantino Romero as Conde Broken(Spain dub) 
Fernando Ulloa as Profesor Smith(Spain dub) 
Isidro Sola as Buscador de oro(Spain dub) 
Joan Antoni Ramoneda as Duc Gorgon(Catalan dub) 
José Antequera as Dr. Infern(Catalan dub) 
José Maria Angelat as Profesor Gordon(Spain dub) 
Juan Lluch as Narrador(Spain dub) 
Luis Posada Mendoza as
Buscador de oro(Spain dub) 
Dr. Kabuto(Spain dub) 
Manuel Lázaro as Mascaras de Hierro(Spain dub) 
Roser Cavallé as Sra. Gordon(Spain dub) 
Santiago Cortés as Dr. Morimori (Iz)(Spain dub) 

Eduardo Muntada(Spain dub) 
Francisco Garriga(Spain dub) 
Joaquin Munoz(Spain dub) 
Manuel Lázaro(Spain dub) 
Santiago Cortés(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster:
Cadena 2 (Colombia) 
Cadena Tres (Mexico) 
Canal Sur (Spain) 
DAT Television (Venezuela) 
K3 (Televisió de Catalunya) 
Telecinco (Spain) 
Televisa Canal 5 (year 1984 1st. time,​Mexico CH5) 
Television Azteca (year 1994-95 2nd time Mex CH13) 
TV Azteca (year 1997 retransmited CH7) 
TVE (Spain) 
Distributor:
Selecta Visión (Spain; DVD/Blu-ray) 
Toei Animation Inc Latin America (Since 2012) 
Dubbing: Sonygraf (Barcelona ; Spain dub) 
DVD Distribution:
Series TV Chile (Chile) 
Towers Entertainment (Mexico) 
Internet Streaming: Netflix (Latin America) 
Italian staff
Italian cast
Aldo Massasso as Professor Gennosuke Yumi 
Antonio Colonnello as Baron Ashura (male version) 
Fabrizio Manfredi as Shiro 
Gilfranco Baroni as Boss 
Laura Gianola as Baron Ashura (female version) 
Laura Gianoli as Baron Ashura (female version) 
Liliana Sorrentino as Sayaka Yumi 
Lino Troisi as Doctor Hell 

Dante Biagioni as Conte Blocken 
Giancarlo Padoan as Maschera Di Ferro 
Massimo Dapporto as Elmetto Di Ferro 
Massimo Rossi as Nuke 
Vittorio Guerrieri as Mucha 
Italian companies
Broadcaster:
RaiUno (from January 1980) 
Super 3 
Dubbing: DEFIS 
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