Grendizer U Releases Second Trailer, Additional Cast Members and More!

Get ready for epic adventures!

The TV anime “Grendizer U” by Go Nagai is scheduled to begin airing in Japan in July 2024. Alongside this announcement, new cast members have been revealed, showcasing new mecha visuals, and a second trailer has been released. In the second trailer, you can listen to a TV-sized version of the opening theme “Kaishin no Ichigeki” by GLAY.

New Trailer:

Grendizer U is a modern adaptation of Go Nagai‘s iconic manga and anime UFO Robo Grendizer, originally from 1975. It gained international fame under titles like Grandizer and Goldorak, being featured in popular series like Force Five and the Shogun Warriors toy line. This collaboration between Japan and Saudi Arabia is a project by Manga Productions.

The four additional cast members announced are:

Shinya Takahashi as Hayashi

Riho Sugiyama plays Yamada

Hironori Kondo plays Saeki

Sora Tokui as Oi

In addition, the new mecha visuals include:

Saucer Beast “Domudomu”

Saucer Beast “Godagoda”

Vega Star


Zeola Spazer


Aqua Spazer

Key Visual:

© Go Nagai/Dynamic Planning-Project GrendizerU

General Director: Mitsuo Fukuda
Series Composition & Screenplay: Ichiro Okouchi
Script: Tatsuhito Higuchi
Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
Sub-Character Design: Mari Araki
Mechanical Design: Wataru Inata, AF_KURO, Junichi Akutsu (Astrays)
Design Works: Pinakes, Tomoyuki Aoki, Zenseava, Masato Yoshinaga
Main Animator: Hiroyuki Taiga, Takashi Hashimoto, Masahiro Yamane, Toru Yoshida
Art Director: Hiroshi Kato, Hirofumi Sakagami (Totonyan)
Color Design: Tomoe Yoshimura
Cinematography: Atsushi Usuta (Nexus)
Sound Director: Yukio Nagasaki
Sound Effects: Toshiya Wada, Maki Takuma (Swara Pro)
Music: Kohei Tanaka
Music Production: PONY CANYON
Animation Production: GAINA

Duke Fleed by Miyu Irino
Koji Kabuto by Hiro Shimono
Sayaka Yumi by Sumire Uesaka
Hikaru Makiba by Nao Toyama
Grace Maria Fleed by Minami Tanaka
Teronna Aqua Vega by Haruka Tomatsu
Rubina Beryl Vega by Haruka Tomatsu
Naida Baron by Ayane Sakura
Casado Zeola Whiter by Yuma Uchida
Yumi Gennosuke by Toshi Hayami
Genzo Umon by Takuya Kirimoto
Gandal by Takehito Koyasu
Lady Gandal by Akino Watanabe
Blacki by Wataru Takagi
Zuril by Tomokazu Seki

Grendizer U anime describes the plot as follows:

A man who fell into the desert has no memory. He was picked up by Koji Kabuto and named Daisuke. While the days seem to be peaceful, an unidentified phenomenon appears in the skies above the world’s major cities. It was Vega Star, a military force from a star system far away from Earth. Humanity is overrun by Vega, which is far superior to Earth’s weapons. Mazinger Z soars above the pool of water, Earth’s last hope faces an uphill battle against saucer beasts. In the midst of this desperate situation, a legendary hero appears out of dust. Riding on board is Daisuke, who turns out to be Duke Fleed, the prince who was forced to flee his home, planet Fleed…

Source: Official Website

© Go Nagai/Dynamic Planning-Project GrendizerU

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