Hello Kitty x Mazinger Z die-cast crossover toys unveiled with anime short

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Bandai posted an English-subtitled anime short to promote its Mazinger Z and Hello Kitty crossover project on Wednesday.

The video also teases a possible collaboration between Getter Robo and My Melody at the 1:45 mark.

The Mazinger Z and Hello Kitty collaboration will include two revamped toys in Bandai’s Chogokin line. The Hello Kitty toy now comes in the colors and likeness of Mazinger Z, which includes a pop-open cockpit featuring a Hello Kitty mini-figure in Koji Kabuto’s uniform.

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The Mazinger Z toy uses the Super Robot Chogokin Mazinger Z as a base, and is painted in Hello Kitty colors. It includes a special belt for its Jet Scrander pack that features a Hello Kitty symbol.

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Both toys have replaceable parts that allow them to depict the handshake shown in the short anime.

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The crossover Chogokin Hello Kitty is slated for release in May, while the revamped Mazinger Z is slated for June.

Bandai will also release the Chogokin toy of Sanrio character My Melody on January 18. The release celebrates the character’s 40th anniversary.

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Mazinger Z x Medicom Toy (Japan) “Super-Alloy Z” Bearbrick

Medicom Toy drops a new Bearbrick collectible with the “Super-Alloy Z” Bearbrick (Plated version). Taking upon the shape of the Super-Alloy Z character from the Japanese robot manga and anime series Mazinger Z, the 145mm-tall toy weighs about 400g and features a silver body with the red, blue and yellow markings of the super robot.

The Medicom Toy “Super-Alloy Z” Bearbrick will be available for purchase here this September for approximately $82 USD.

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Mazinger Z x Medicom Toy 1000% Bearbrick

 

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The latest Bearbrick to come from Medicom Toy is this collaboration with Japanese robot manga estate Mazinger Z. Measuring 70 centimeters tall, the Mazinger Z Bearbick features motifs of the fictitious robot, such as its trademark face mask and color block body seen in the cult anime series.

The release celebrates Mazinger Z‘s 41-year anniversary and is now available for pre-order from Medicom Toy at ¥32,000 JPY (approximately $315 USD).

 

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Mazinger Z x Medicom Toy 1000% Bearbrick

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Hello Kitty in Super Robot Form

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When you think of Japanesesuper robots,” iconic robots and mecha like Tetsujin 28-go and Mazinger Z come to mind. Soon, Hello Kitty will get in on the act.

Super robots usually have pilots, and this Hello Kitty super robot is piloted by, well, Hello Kitty.

This collectible is around 4 inches and has several different “modes,” like “Underwater Mode” and “Flying Mode.” Kitty-chan even has a “Rocket Punch” that shoots her fists off like missiles.

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Hello Kitty in Super Robot Form

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