Mazinger Z tai Ankoku Daishougun

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Synonyms: Mazinger Z vs. Ankoku Daishogun, Mazinger Z tai General Dark, Mazinger-Z vs General of Darkness
Japanese: マジンガーZ対暗黒大将軍
French: Mazinger Z contre le Général Dark
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 25, 1974
Producers: Dynamic Planning
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Toei Animation
Source: Manga
Genre: ActionAction
Theme: MechaMecha
Demographic: ShounenShounen
Duration: 43 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


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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 before start appearing all around the world wrecking havoc. Its up to Kouji and his Mazinger Z to stand up to this threat but it seems he is vastly outnumber and outmatched.

This film served as an alternative link between the Mazinger Z TV series and the Great Mazinger TV series. It basically introduces Great Mazinger to the audience, as well as his enemies from the Mikene Empire.

Characters & Voice Actors


Mizuki, Ichirou
Theme Song Performance
Nagai, Go
Original Creator
Komatsubara, Kazuo
Key Animation
Nishizawa, Nobutaka
Series Production Director


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Dec 14, 2017
Mixed Feelings
Mazinger-Z vs General of Darkness is a pretty good passing of the torch.

Mazinger Z is an undeniably iconic figure when it comes to the history of anime, one of the first pilotable mecha, cementing and popularizing many of the tropes that are still used 40 years after its inception, the way it was introduced in-series goes to show just how powerful the unit was by it being this unstoppable demon. Now imagine if this titan of power and fame gets absolutely demolished.

The forces of the General of Darkness destroying the cities that Kouji worked so hard to protect sets up well just how helpless the ...

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