SSSS.Dynazenon

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: SSSS.DYNAZENON
English: SSSS.Dynazenon
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Apr 2, 2021 to Jun 18, 2021
Premiered: Spring 2021
Broadcast: Fridays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: Trigger
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: MechaMecha
Duration: 23 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 7.431 (scored by 3344533,445 users)
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Ranked: #19312
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Popularity: #1659
Members: 106,664
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Synopsis

One day after school, first-year high school student Yomogi Asanaka comes across a starving man under a bridge. Introducing himself as Gauma, the strange drifter informs Yomogi that he is a "kaiju user," a person who deals with the "kaiju"—monsters who bring harm to the city and its citizens.

The following evening, Yomogi runs into Gauma and his classmate Yume Minami. Simultaneously, a kaiju appears in a populated area of the city. Due to Gauma's lack of experience controlling the kaiju, he brings out a mysterious object from a glowing pouch, summoning a giant robot known as Dynazenon. Requiring the cooperation of four people, the mecha drags Gauma, Yomogi, Minami, and Koyomi Yamanaka—an unemployed man who was wandering on the street—into its cockpit.

Their encounter with the kaiju marks the beginning of their entanglement with kaiju eugenicists—kaiju users who manipulate kaiju with ill intent—and their efforts toward bringing out the full potential of Dynazenon.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Background

SSSS.Dynazenon is a part of the 2018 Gridman Universe shared media project by Tsuburaya Productions. It was first announced in December 2019 during Tsuburaya Productions' Tsubucon convention.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Staff

Usa, Yoshiki
Producer
Amemiya, Akira
Director
Gou, Fumiyuki
Sound Director
Hasegawa, Keiichi
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"Imperfect (インパーフェクト)" by Masayoshi Ooishi
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Ending Theme

"Strobe Memory (ストロボメモリー)" by Maaya Uchida (内田真礼)



Jun 18, 2021
Ryuseishun (All reviews)
The entirety of the time I watched the SSSS series, both Gridman and Dynazenon, one big question kept bugging me: what ever has happened to the likes of Studio Trigger and that sense of creative freedom?

SSSS Dynazenon is yet another tokusatsu edition via the courtesy of the tag team of Akira Amemiya and Keiichi Hasegawa, the latter of whom is well known for his work on the 1990s Gridman The Hyper Agent series from which the SSSS series is derived from. As one might suspect right away, Dynazenon is connected to the SSSS Gridman anime from 2018, unsurprisingly enough. Much like its predecessor, Dynazenon is read more
Jun 18, 2021
RebelPanda (All reviews)
Past regrets, finding a purpose in life, and moving forward. SSSS.Dynazenon effectively conveys a vast range of emotion with masterclass creativity and superb writing. Dynazenon does not strive to emulate the classics. Instead, it confidently crafts its own niche in the mecha genre—inhabiting a space between realism and science fantasy.

Every moment, shot, line of dialogue holds meaning. Though it lacks the constant stunning animation of large-budget anime, it surpasses most with considerate editing, thoughtful framing of each storyboard, expressive character acting and detailed body language, and complex background art. Dynazenon uses every aspect of anime to its advantage, designing a work of art that read more
Jun 18, 2021
darkfeatherX (All reviews)
Humans always use monsters to visualize their fears and anxieties. And yet overcoming such oddities is part of human existence. Thus it's fitting that in SSSS.Dynazenon these fears materialize into "Kaiju".

Both structurally and thematically, Dynazenon presents itself as beeing seemingly mundane. While unoriginal there is a new monster every week and the heroes overcome their weaknesses to beat the enemies. But there is nothing wrong such a with structure. For this is one show that takes it's structure to it's advantage. It takes care to develop it's characters, to imbue them with a sense of humanity. Character drama becomes the backbone of what is read more
Jun 18, 2021
CodeBlazeFate (All reviews)
*some spoilers for SSSS.Gridman, as SSSS.Dynazenon is a distant sequel that's best experienced with the context of Gridman*

SSSS.Dynazenon is an impressive follow-up to 2018's SSSS.Gridman. It improves on all of the visual elements of its predecessor while having a far superior cast that gets explored with the level of precision rarely seen in 1-cour anime outside of Ping Pong: The Animation. With said rogues gallery, Dynazenon maintains the depth of Gridman while having more overarching themes and ideas to focus on.

SSSS.Gridman was a piece of anti-escapist media. Its focus was on Akane Shinjou and her struggle to accept that she can't just callously play a read more

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