Shinkalion Anime Teaser, Character & Mecha Visuals Revealed: World-Changing Plot
Shinkalion Change the World is the latest release from the Takara Tomy anime franchise based on its Shinkalion toy line. Recently, the main site released character and mecha design imagery along with a promotional sneak peek.
Seen in the above imagery, from left to right, the characters and their corresponding Shinkalion robots are:
- Akane Forden/E6 Komachi Toplifterform
- Taisei Onari/E5 Hayabusa Trailerform
- Ryota Kuzuryu/E7 Kagayaki Drillform
Animation studios Signal.MD and Production I.G are joining forces to create the series, with Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment once again returning to produce the CG animation. Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions continues to get credit for the production.
The inaugural Shinkalion anime series first aired in January 2018 and concluded in June 2019. Apart from the TV series, the franchise also had a film release titled Gekijō-ban Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion: Mirai Kara Shinsoku no ALFA-X (Bullet Train Transforming Robot Shinkalion The Movie: The Mythically Fast ALFA-X That Hails From The Future), which opened in Japan in December 2019.