A new teaser trailer and the main staff information for the upcoming TV anime Kinnikuman: Pefer Origin Shin-hen (Kinnikuma: Perfect Origin Founder Story in English) were revealed.
The announcement was made in celebration of four decades of pro-wrestling goodness in the latest TV anime adaptation of the long-running Kinnikuman manga.
You can check the teaser below:
In the announcement, the franchise revealed the main staff for the series. These are:
- Original work: Yudetamago
- Director: Akira Sato
- Series composition: Makoto Fukami
- Character design: Hirotaka Marufuji
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
- Animation production: Production I.G.
The new series will be a continuation of the previous arc and begin broadcast in Japan sometime in 2024.
Kinnikuman, also known as Ultimate Muscle in English, was published in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 1979 to 1987.
In 1983, the manga also inspired an anime adaptation. Later in 2011, the series was republished in Shueisha’s web magazine, Shu Play News, and also has spin-off manga series, anime films, video games, and merchandise.
The manga has released 83 volumes in Japan, and the latest volume will be in Japanese bookstores on September 29.
Source: Comic Natalie