Tsuburaya and Trigger Reveal ‘Next Gridman Universe’ Project Is a Movie E! News UK


Tsuburaya Productions and Trigger revealed during the Tsuburaya Convention 2021 live stream event on Monday that their “Next Gridman Universe” episode will be a movie. The companies release a video for the new project, which reveals the staff.

The visual below for the film features Gridman and Dynarex together.

Akira Amemiya returns to direct the film in the studio Trigger. Other returning staff include screenwriter Keiichi Hasegawacharacter creator Masaru Sakamotoand composer Shiro Sagisu.

Businesses’ SSSS.Dynazenon The anime ended in June with a teaser card for the “Next Gridman Universe” and the words “Gridman x Dynazemon”, then said in October that they would reveal the new episode this winter.

the SSSS.Gridman the anime was the first anime in the “Gridman universe”. The 12-episode series premiered in October 2018. The anime was a collaboration between the anime studio Trigger and Tsuburaya Productions – the creator of Ultraman franchise and the original live action from 1993-1994 tokusatsu (special effects) series Denko Chōjin Gridman. Crunchyroll and Funimation streamed the anime as it aired, and Funimation also broadcast an English double for the anime.

the SSSS.Dynazenon anime premiered on April 2. Funimation streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. The anime is listed as part of the “Gridman universe”.

“Gridman” is credited with the original work, and Akira Amemiya back from SSSS.Gridman direct anime on Trigger. Other returning staff included Keiichi Hasegawa as screenwriter, Masaru Sakamoto as a character designer, and Shiro Sagisu as a composer. Graphinica back from SSSS.Gridman to handle the 3DCG production on the new anime.

Tokusatsu studio Tsuburaya Productions produced a live-action video series titled “Gridknight Fight” for the Blu-ray Disc and DVD home video releases of SSSS.Dynazenon, with one episode for each of the four home video volumes. The home video volumes of SSSS.Dynazenon shipped on June 16, July 21, September 15 and October 20 respectively.

the franchise also inspired a stage play adaptation, a manga adaptation, several manga spinoffs, and a new spinoff. The play was scheduled for spring 2020 but was canceled due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

Sources: Tsuburaya ProductionsTsuburaya Global Twitter Account


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