You might have heard about an 80s superhero, Kinnikuman, who’s still so popular among fans. Now, its franchise is about to release a new anime series titled Kinnikuman “Perfect Origin Arc”. On October 1, 2023, the officials announced this new project while celebrating the 40th anniversary of their original TV series.
This franchise debuted in 1979 by releasing its first manga, while its first TV series was released in 1983. Since their debut, the franchise has released a total of six manga, five TV series, and seven anime films.
Each of its manga, TV series, and anime movies got great responses from fans for their hilarious moments and action sequences. So let’s get straight to this informative news and find out everything we know so far about this new upcoming anime of Kinnikuman.
Release Date and First Teaser of Kinnikuman Perfect Origin Arc
On October 1, 2023, the officials announced that the franchise was about to release a new anime series. Moreover, this new series will cover the major arc, “Perfect Origin” from the manga counterpart.
This announcement was made by releasing the first teaser video of this upcoming series on the Kinnikuman official YouTube channel. According to the teaser video, Kinnikuman: Perfect Origin: Arc will premiere sometime in 2024.
However, its exact release date, streaming platforms, and broadcasting networks are yet to be revealed. As soon as we get any further information regarding that, we will immediately share it with you. On the other hand, the officials also revealed some of the major staff members of the series.
Here are the major staff members:
- Original creator: Yudetamago
- Character Design: Hirotaka Marufuji
- Director: Akira Sato
- Series Composition: Makoto Fukami
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
- Chief Supervisor: Yudetamago
Moreover, the creator of the Kinnikuman franchise replaced their animation studio, Toei Animation, which produced all series of the franchise. Now, they have chosen a new animation studio, Production IG, to produce this upcoming series of the franchise.
That’s it for the post! We hope you found this informative news to be useful. Stay tuned with us for more of the latest anime and manga news.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Yudetamago is the ultimate duo of manga artists: Yoshinori Nakai and Takashi Shimada, who created the Kinnikuman franchise.
No, the first original manga counterpart of Kinnikuman is currently ongoing on Weekly Shonen Jump and Jump Comics of Shueisha. It already released a total of 83 volumes that were released in two runs: the first run from 1979 to 1987, while the second run began in 2011 and is currently ongoing.
Source: Kinnikuman Youtube Channel