Hideaki Anno’s Shin Japan Heroes have Assembled for the Shin Japan Heroes Project


This is certainly something you do not see happen that often, Four Franchises coming together for one project. Recently, Film Studios Toei, Toho, the anime studio called Khara, and finally, Tsuburaya Productions have announced a collaboration between the following brands: Shin Godzilla, Evangelion: 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon A Time (Shin Evangelion Gekijō-ban :||), Shin Ultraman, and Shin Kamen Rider, all of which have been directed or written by Hideaki Anno. The Shin Japan Heroes Universe Project is considered to be a dream collaboration between the four heroes representing Japan and will be planning events, merchandise, and other tie-ins between the films.


Mahiro Maeda drew the visual, while Yutaka Izubuchi drew the emblem logo. The 2016 film Shin Godzilla was the first film in the new Shin Japan Hero Universe, Anno scripted and co-directed the film and will be the writer of the upcoming Shin Ultraman film, and the director and writer of the upcoming Shin Kamen Rider film. Longtime collaborator and fellow Gainax co-founder Shinji Higuchi co-directed Shin Godzilla, and is also directing Shin Ultraman. Shin Ultraman will open on May 13th, while Shin Kamen Rider will open in March 2023.

Source: Official Website, Anime News Network

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