Grendizer U Reboot Anime Premieres in 2024

    More mecha action coming soon.

    Go Nagai has officially announced that a new anime in the world of UFO Robo Grendizer, titled Grendizer U, will air in 2024. The announcement comes alongside the release of the series trailer.

    UFO Robo Grendizer is the third entry in Nagai’s Mazinger mecha franchise. Titled Grendizer, Nagai released the original anime in 1975. The upcoming Grendizer U anime is described as a reboot of the original anime.

    Grendizer U Anime Details

    The staff of Grendizer U includes:

    • Chief Director: Mitsuo Fukuda
      • Known for his work on Mobile Suit Gundam Seed
    • Executive Director: Go Nagai
    • Writer: Ichiro Okouchi
    • Character Designer: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
      • Known for his work on Neon Genesis Evangelion
    • Lead Composer: Kōhei Tanaka

    The anime’s official Twitter account has revealed the character designs for Duke Fleed, Koji Kabuto, and the main mecha, Grendizer. Check out their designs in the gallery above. ANN describes the original anime is described as follows:

    “Duke Fleed is a survivor of the Vega Star, raised by Dr. Umon as his adoptive son, and known as Daisuke Umon on Earth. Years after his arrival, he’s faced with the threat of King Vega and his army, who want to conquer the Earth. With his friends Koji and Hikaru (and later his kid sister Maria Grace), Duke decides to fight back using his best weapon—the almighty Grendizer.”

    Watch the new trailer below.

    Official Trailer

    Additionally, a new video game set in the universe of UFO Robo Grendizer will release later this year on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Steam, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch. The upcoming game is perfect for those looking to learn more about the universe of Grendizer. Lastly, Grendizer U will air in 2024. For those who want to know more about the anime released in 2023 and beyond, check out Final Weapon’s official anime tag here.

    Saras Rajpal
    Saras Rajpal
    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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