To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the franchise, a new anime project related to manga Cyborg 009
has been announced on its official website
. Director Jun Kawagoe
will be involved in this new project. He previously directed a TV anime titled Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier
The Cyborg 009
franchise is based on the manga created by Shoutarou Ishinomori
which was serialized in 1964. The manga has been previously adapted into movies, a CGI short, and a television series
. The format of the new anime project is unknown.
According to the official website, the tagline for the anime project is:
2015. The battles of the 00-numbered cyborgs will continue.
Source: Official website
Cyborg 009 (2015)