On the official site for the anime Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru: Nana Tamashii no Ryuujinmaru, the new project from the Sunrise studio and the Tamashii Nations toy brand by Bandai Spirits for the Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru franchise, it was announced that the broadcast of the fifth episode has been scheduled. for next September 25.
For its part, the project was released on April 10 through Bandai Spirits’ official YouTube channel, in two halves. The first half aired since April of this year, and this second half will begin with this fifth episode.
The first anime in the franchise premiered in 1988. The sequel titled Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru 2 premiered in 1990, followed by Chou Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru in 1997. The franchise also inspired three OVAs released between 1989 and 1993.
Cast of voices
Mayumi Tanaka as Wataru Ikusabe.
Megumi Hayashibara as Himiko Shinobibe.
Kazue Ikura as Torao.
Tesshō Genda as Ryūjinmaru.
Tomomichi Nishimura as Shibaraku Tsurugibe.
Hiroshi Koujina (Hunter x Hunter) is in charge of project management at Sunrise Studios.
Momoko Makiuchi (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) is in charge of character design.
Astrays is in charge of mechanical design.
Shigemi Ikeda and Yukiko Maruyama (Boku no Hero Academia, One Punch Man) are the art directors.
Sadayoshi Fujino is the sound director.
Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru Synopsis: Nana Tamashii no Ryuujinmaru
The story follows Wataru, who travels to the Soukaizan world in response to a call for help. An evil entity has invaded the area, and the power of the robot Ryuujinmaru has been sealed. Along with his friends Shibaraku, Toaro and Himiko; Wataru will start a new adventure.