The official Bandai Hobby website has updated with official release details for the HG 1/144 Great Mazinger (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.) and HG 1/144 Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.).
For those who are unaware, as the name states the HG Kit for Mazinger Z (Infinity Ver.) is based on its appearance in the anime film of the same name. The film premiered in Italy on October 31, 2017 and later in Japan on January 13, 2018. The film also saw an international release by Fathom Events, which had limited screenings on February 11-12, 2018.
Mazinger Z is the titular hero robot of the Mazinger Z anime and manga series created by Go Nagai. Debuting in 1972, the series changed the robot anime genre and created the Super Robot genre as a whole. Great Mazinger is the successor to Mazinger Z and had his own series that aired in 1974. Both robots appeared in Mazinger Z Infinity which takes place 10 years after the end of the series.
The HG Great Mazinger (Infinity Ver.) will include:
- Jet Scrander
- Iron Cutter Parts X2
- Han Parts X4
- Drill Missile Parts X2
- Drill Missile Parts X4
- Rocket Punch Effect
- Display Base
The HG Mazinger Z (Infinity Ver.) will include:
- Scramble Dash
- Mazinger Blades X2
- Hand Parts X6
- Display Base
HG 1/144 Great Mazinger (Mazinger Z INFINITY Ver.) will be released this August priced at 3,780 yen whereas HG 1/144 Mazinger Z (Mazinger Z: Infinity Ver.) will be released this September priced at 4,320 Yen. Both items will be released at retail so checked your preferred online Japanese retailer to secure your pre-orders.