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Mazinger Z

Mazinger Z

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Majinga Z
Japanese: マジンガーZ

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Type: Manga
Volumes: 5
Chapters: 33
Status: Finished
Published: Oct 2, 1972 to Aug 13, 1973
Authors: Nagai, Go (Story & Art)
Serialization: Shounen Jump (Weekly)

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Ranked: #88182
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Popularity: #5219
Members: 1,490
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Synopsis

One of the first Super Robot manga and the one that introduced most of the traits of the Mecha genre. Constructed with the Super-Alloy Z, Mazinger was built by Professor Juzo Kabuto as a weapon against the Mechanical Beasts of the evil Dr. Hell. Koji Kabuto, the grandson of Professor Kabuto, becomes the pilot of Mazinger Z when his grandfather is killed, and battles from there on against Dr. Hell and his allies. This is the first series that introduced the concept of a pilot inside a Mecha, which all series from then on have followed.

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Sep 18, 2017
JoeAbandonedMine (All reviews)
You know the story, Kouji Kabuto's grandpa has built a giant robot for him, called Mazinger Z, and gave him the choice of either doing good or evil, to become a god or the devil.

But if you don't, you shouldn't make this your first contact with the series. While it's a fun read for veterans on the series, if you're getting into it for the first time, you can get really confused, as many things are simply dropped on your face without any explanation.

The series stays in a steady pace for most of its run, but in the last two volumes you can tell read more

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