Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine

Transformers News: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019 8:45PM CST

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We first heard about Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover book only two weeks ago, but thanks to Figure King magazine we have our first look at some of the pages of the comic. A scan posted to Facebook by Loopaza Mega Store show off some of the fights including Grimlock versus Boss Borot and Mazinger Z grappling with Devastator! This is turning into the clash we never knew we wanted, but sure are glad we're getting! The book will be out in Japan on March 28 the price of 2,138 JPY ($19.30) and can be ordered on Amazon Japan.

Thanks to Cyberpath for bringing this scan to our attention! Enjoy the preview and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub forums below.

Transformers News: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine
Credit(s): Cyberpath on Seibertron.com, Loopaza Mega Store on Facebook
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Re: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine (2012437)
Posted by o.supreme on February 26th, 2019 @ 9:20am CST
Mazinger Z taking on Devastator! is a natural match I was hoping would take place. Boss and Grimlock never thought of that, but that IS hilarious :lol:
Re: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine (2014201)
Posted by Emerje on March 11th, 2019 @ 12:44am CDT
We're only a few weeks away from the March 28 release of Village Books' epic Mazinger Z vs Transformers comic crossover in Japan and we're finally getting our first look at the covers. When the book was first announced in early February we were promised a cover by the legend that is Go Nagai (Mazinger, Grendizer, Devilman) and he sure did deliver! The man hasn't missed a beat, still rocking his classic hand-drawn style that still manages to look fresh with that more modern looking Optimus Prime on the cover. I almost want a copy to frame!

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But that's not all! As a surprise call back to the early days of the Transformers in the 1980s we've also got an Amazon Japan exclusive cover from mecha designer Tsuyoshi Nonaka. You may not know his name, but chances are you've seen his work as his art often appeared in Japan's TV Magazine while he was a member of freelance artist stable Studio OX. The cover art features the all too familiar super long and pointy Optimus Prime "ears" that were popular with OX's artists.

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Clicking each image above will take you to their respective listing on Amazon Japan where each book can be bought for 1,980 JPY if shipped outside of Japan (shipping is about 950 JPY to the US). The book itself is 104 pages long and features the alternate covers in the back so if you go for the Amazon Japan cover you'll still get to enjoy the standard art. A small preview from Figure King can be seen here and be sure to let everyone know what you think in the Energon Pub forums below!
Re: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine (2014225)
Posted by Rodimus Knight on March 11th, 2019 @ 1:25pm CDT
I would love to see this translated, but what are the chances any of the companies here could or would license it.
Re: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine (2014230)
Posted by Emerje on March 11th, 2019 @ 3:06pm CDT
Rodimus Knight wrote:I would love to see this translated, but what are the chances any of the companies here could or would license it.

Slim to none, but I'd love to be surprised!

Emerje
Re: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine (2014243)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 11th, 2019 @ 4:51pm CDT
Emerje wrote:
Rodimus Knight wrote:I would love to see this translated, but what are the chances any of the companies here could or would license it.

Slim to none, but I'd love to be surprised!

Emerje
It's at least on Karyuudo Fansubs's extensively long suggestions list. ;)
Re: Mazinger Z x Transformers crossover pages previewed in Figure King magazine (2014946)
Posted by DeceptiGojira on March 16th, 2019 @ 11:51pm CDT
What a time to liveĀ” :-D

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