The Gridman Universe anime movie is scheduled to premiere in theatres in Japan on March 24, 2023, in the Winter 2023 anime season.
The GRIDMAN×DYNAZENON project was first mentioned at the end of the broadcast of the final episode of SSSS.DYNAZENON in June 2021.
The project was revealed to be a movie in December 2021 at the Tsuburaya Convention 2021 event. It was also revealed that the movie would be a crossover between the SSSS.Gridman and SSSS.Dynazenon TV anime series, and it will be helmed by the same staff behind both these series.
In August 2022, the official title of the movie — “Gridman Universe” was revealed during the SSSS.GRIDMAN x SSSS.DYNAZENON Special Night event at the Ultra Heroes EXPO 2022 Summer Festival.
A teaser trailer and two teaser visuals (see below) were also released to corroborate the premiere date announcement.
Here is the teaser trailer released by the production team on the Pony Canyon anime Youtube channel:
Gridman Universe cast and staff
The newly announced cast for the movie includes:
- Ryousuke Takahashi as Caliber
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Max
- Aoi Yuki as Borr
- Masaya Matsukaze as Vit
- Mayumi Shintani as Rikka’s mother
- Kenichi Suzumura as Knight
- Karin Takahashi as The 2nd
- Suzuko Mimori as Namiko
- Akari Kito as Hassu
The previously announced cast of the movie includes:
- Hikaru Midorikawa as Gridman
- Yuya Hirose as Yuta Hibiki
- Yume Miyamoto as Rikka Takarada
- Soma Saito as Sho Utsumi
- Junya Enoki as Yomogi Asanaka
- Shion Wakayama as Yume Minami
- Yuichiro Umehara as Koyomi Yamanaka
- Chika Anzai as Chise Asukagawa
Akira Amemiya is returning to direct the Gridman Universe movie at Studio Trigger. Keiichi Hasegawa is in charge of the movie script. Masaru Sakamoto is designing the characters. Shiro Sagisu is composing the music.
Here are the key visuals released by the production team:
More about the Gridman Universe
Gridman Universe is an upcoming anime film that serves as a crossover between SSSS.GRIDMAN and SSSS.DYNAZENON.
The movie is inspired by the Denkou Choujin Gridman (Gridman the Hyper Agent) tokusatsu series created by Tsuburaya Productions.
In 2018, a TV anime adaptation of Gridman the Hyper Agent titled — SSSS.Gridman was aired for 12 episodes. In 2021, a sequel titled — SSSS.Dynazenon was aired for 12 episodes.
For more information on the series, you can check out the official Gridman Universe anime film website.