Otakon to Host Studio Trigger & Iron-Blooded Orphans Staff

Over the last few weeks the official Otakon website updated with new guests that will be attending the convention.  Many of the newly announced guests include some of the staff that work on productions by Studio Trigger as well as the team behind Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans.  The new guests include: Naoko Tsutsumi: Studio Trigger Producer (Gurren Lagann, Little Witch Academia, Kill la Kill) Yoh Yoshinari: Studio Trigger Animation and Director  (Neon Genesis Evangelion animator, Gurren Lagann mechanical design, Little Witch Academia Director) Masahiko Otsuka: Studio Trigger President  (FLCL, When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace) Tatsuyuki Nagai: Director (Toradora!, anohana, The Anthem of the Heart, Mobile Suit Gundam:…

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Anime Expo to Host World Premiere of SSSS.Gridman Anime

Anime Expo has announced that they will be hosting the world premiere of the SSSS.Gridman anime series with the creators, Shigeto Koyama and Hiromi Wakabaysahi, as the hosts for the event. Masaru Sakamoto (Animation/ Character Designer) and Masato Takeuchi (Animation Producer) will also be featured hosts during the Q&A session during the SSSS. Gridman premiere event.   The SSSS. Gridman premiere event will be held on Friday, July 6 at 7:45 P.M. – 8:45 P.M at room LACC / Main Events in Hall B. Anime Expo also provided an official synopsis of the series. You’re not alone. Always and forever. “Gridman the Hyper Agent” was a Japanese TV series that aired from…

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SSSS.GRIDMAN Promotional Video

Tsuburaya Productions’ Official YouTube Channel recently uploaded the first preview video for the upcoming SSSS.Gridman anime. Roughly a minute long in duration the video introduces the characters of the series only to end on our hero, Gridman! Cast: Yūta Hibiki – Yūya Hirose Gridman – Hikaru Midorikawa Shō Utsumi – Sōma Saitō Rokka Takarada – Yume Miyamoto Akane Shinjō – Reina Ueda   Staff: Director – Akira Amemiya Producer – Tsuburaya Productions Writer – Keiichi Hasegawa Music – Pony Canyon Studio – Trigger   SSSS.Gridman is a revision of Tsuburaya Productions’ 1993 tokusatsu series, Denkou…

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Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu Ep 18 – Metal Heroes & Crossovers

Welcome to an all-new episode of “Los Ingobernables de Tokusatsu!” Today, we open on the news for the Kamen Rider W manga, and the Gridman anime. In addition, our discussion topic is on ideal Metal Hero team-ups/crossovers with either Super Sentai or Kamen Rider. The cool thing about this episode is that Mucha, and Wheelz lightly double-up the Metal Heroes in their choices. Furthermore, this episode is one of the few episodes to run under an hour! Episode 18 is also a prologue for next week’s episode where we will…

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Studio Trigger Announces 3 New Titles, Including Denkou Choujin Gridman

Today during Anime Expo 2017, Studio Trigger announced three of its new titles. Among these new titles is an adaptation for Tsuburaya Productions’ tokusatsu series, Denkou Choujin Gridman! Gridman was an innovative tokusatsu series that used D-2 digital video, and the series ran from 1993 to 1994 for a total of 39-episodes. The series featured three young kids attempting to make their own video game superhero, but only to discover it is possessed by the inter-dimensional cop, Gridman. Gridman is in search of the villainous, Kahn Digifer, who seeks to…

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