In the Nerima district of Tokyo, a new source of power known as Photon Energy has been developed, promising a future of clean and renewable energy for all. However, all is not well, as the Subterranean Empire led by Doctor Hell has emerged vying to steal the Photon Energy technology for themselves.
Enter Z-chan, Gre-chan and Grenda-san, a trio of young ladies
with the ability to transform into super-powered heroines: the Robot Girls. Throwing justice to the wind, they form the Robot Girls Team Z and fight valiantly to crush the forces of evil.
Which is good for us, just so long as they manage to not level the entire city in the process
.Robot Girls Z
is a series of action-comedy shorts by Toei Animation
, staring Moe Anthropomorphisms
of Dynamic Pro's classic Mazinger trio, Mazinger Z
, Great Mazinger
. Also making appearances are moe anthropomorphisms of Getter Robo
and Steel Jeeg
, along with the original group of Toei Robot Girls, Team T (Gaiking
, Ga-Keen, Barattack and Danguard Ace
The 10-minute episodes center around the Robot Girls' conflicts with Baron Ashura's Mechabeast Girls — moe anthropomorphisms of several of Mazinger Z's classic enemies. What results is a slew of over-the-top action
, comedic violence
and many references to the original Toei cartoons
as the Mechabeast Girls try and fail horribly to defeat our horrendously overpowered heroines.
The show was broadcasted from January through March of 2014. On December 23rd of the same year, Toei announced a second season, Robot Girls Z+
, which will use the stories from the Great Mazinger/Getter Robo crossover movies and introduce new characters based off of Getter Robo G, Getter Robo Go and the robots from Gaiking: Legend of Daiku Maryu
Robot Girls Z contains examples of the following tropes: