Although these days Studio Trigger it sounds more for his work on the magnificent ‘Cyberpunk: Edgerunners’, it is not the only big project they had on hand. The studio has spent years developing the anime of ‘Gridman the Hyper Agent‘ and his new movie will give us the ultimate crossover in movie form.
More doses of merch and kaijus?
First came in 2018 ‘SSSSS. Gridman’a twelve-episode first season based on the adventures of Gridman, the hero of Tsuburaya Productions. The story of the anime follows Yuta Hibikia teenager with amnesia who tries to recover his lost memory, although the appearance of a kaiju sets off a series of events, starting with the revelation that he can fuse with gridman to fight against the monsters that threaten the city.
This first series was followed in 2021 ‘SSSSS. Dynazenon’a sequel series that continued to expand the universe and introduced us to new giant robots ready to fight the kaijus. And now we will have the crossover between both series thanks to the movie’Gridman Universe‘ which will be released in Japan on March 24, 2023.
The anime film will reunite the team from both series, starting with the director. Akira Amemiya and screenwriter Keiichi Hasegawa. ‘Gridman Universe’ It will bring back the main characters from both series, and although too many details about the plot have not yet been revealed, it seems that we can expect a lot of drama and confrontations at the level of the franchise.
Both ‘SSSS. Gridman’ as ‘SSSS. Dynazenon’ can be seen via Crunchyroll, so perhaps the platform has an eye on it as well. Gridman Universe‘ for your catalogue. At the moment, nothing has been confirmed about an international premiere, either in theaters or on streaming, so you have to be patient and wait to see if the distributors are encouraged.