Anime Expo has announced that it will host the world premiere of Trigger and Tsuburaya Productions’ SSSS.Gridman anime series on Friday, July 6, 2018. Character designer Masaru Sakamoto, animation producer Masato Takeuchi, and Trigger’s Shigeto Koyama and Hiromi Wakabayashi will appear at the event for a Q&A session.
Akira Amemiya is directing this collaboration between the anime Studio Trigger and Tsuburaya Productions — the creator of the Ultraman franchise and the original 1993-1994 live-action tokusatsu (special-effects) series Denkō Chōjin Gridman. In addition, Keiichi Hasegawa is writing the scripts, and Tsuburaya Productions’ Masaru Sakamoto is the character designer. Pony Canyon is producing the music.
Anime Expo will be taking place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California from July 5-8, 2018. There will be a pre-show night on July 4, 2018.