Kinnikuman New Anime
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Recently, Kinnikuman franchise opened a new Twitter account that shared an announcement which confirms the franchise is getting a new anime.

The new Kinnikuman anime celebrates the series’ 40th year anniversary.


Kinnikuman is a manga arrangement made by the team Yoshinori Nakai and Takashi Shimada, known as Yudetamago. It pursues Suguru Kinniku, a superhuman who must win a wrestling competition to hold the title of sovereign of Planet Kinniku. Nakai and Takashi arranged the arrangement when they were going to secondary school initially as a satire to Ultraman.

The manga was initially distributed in Shueisha’s Weekly Shōnen Jump from 1979 to 1987, and was first adjusted by Toei Animation into a 137-scene anime arrangement communicate on Nippon Television from 1983 to 1986. It restarted distribution in 2011, and has brought forth turn manga and anime arrangement, computer games, anime films, and a few Kinnikuman-related product.

Among the few turn offs, there is Kinnikuman: The second Generation manga arrangement that was serialized in Weekly Playboy somewhere in the range of 1998 and 2004. It was distributed in North America by Viz Media under the title of Ultimate Muscle. It was additionally adjusted into three diverse TV arrangement, which were all communicated by TV Tokyo in Japan and discharged in North America by 4Kids Entertainment.

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