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Mazinger Z aka Tranzor Z

Tranzor Z, Voltron, and the Transformers were all the rage for me as a kid. What made Tranzor Z so compelling were several factors: his rocket punch, his terrifying rogue’s gallery, a robot named Aphrodite with missiles that shot out of her bosom, and of course, the theme song. Notably, this show featured the actual deaths of the villains in the last episode. Or at least that’s what my memory recalls. Someone on the Internet stumbling upon this will no doubt correct me on the matter. Anyway, here’s my tribute to a show I enjoyed as a kid. “Rocket punch!”