Mazinger Z: Infinity is a film project produced by Toei Animation for the 45th anniversary of the Mazinger franchise and creator Go Nagai’s 50th year as a manga artist. Not much is known about the movie at this time. The film debuted on AnimeJapan 2017 on March 26, 2017 with a teaser. The film premiered October 31, 2017 in Italy. The film will open in Japan on January 13, 2018.
It has been 10 years since the world was on the verge of destruction by the mad scientist Dr. Hell and his Underground Empire. Koji Kabuto, his giant robot Mazinger Z, and his allies in the Photon Power Laboratory however put an end to Dr. Hell’s ambitions and peace returned to the world.
Koji has since followed his grandfather and father’s example and became a scientist at the Photon Power Lab. Sayaka Yumi became the Photon Lab’s new Director after her father Prof. Yumi had became Japan’s Prime Minister. Koji’s younger brother Shiro has become a gifted pilot working for the lab while Boss and his gang continued to work for it. Tetsuya Tsurugi and Jun Hono who fought with Koji have since married and Jun is pregnant with Tetsuya’s child.
Buried deep below Mt. Fuji, he encounters a mysterious life form named LiSA inside a giant structure called Infinity. With this new encounter comes a new threat, and a new fate awaiting humanity. Dr. Hell reveals himself after being declared dead in the past along with his henchmen Count Brocken and Baron Ashura. Dr. Hell plots to use Infinity’s unlimited potential to activate its ultimate weapon Gragon to reshape the world. The former hero Koji makes a decision for the future whether to be a god or a demon… The future is once again entrusted to Mazinger Z!