Anison performer Akira Kushida has been singing since 1969, and he's got a new album on the way featuring some of his most famous tracks! "Delight" will include songs from Kinnikuman, Space Sheriff Gavan, and more. Hit the jump for more info and a track listing!
Celebrate 40 years of Kinnikuman with a new special-edition manga! The hero will be returning to Weekly Shonen Jump for the first time in 11 years with a 47-page special. Get a preview after the jump!
It’s a pretty long established fact that anime and wrestling have a lot in common: flashy fights, amazing moves, high tension storylines, and colorful characters. But did you know that many of today’s wrestlers are huge anime fans? You may be surprised to find out just how many combatants of the squared circle spend their recovery time enjoying anime just like you do! Curious? Read on!
The legendary Robin Mask of Kinnikuman is here — or at least his helmet is! The 1:1-scale prop is available from Castem, with the first 50 orders autographed by the manga creators. Get a look after the jump!
Commemorate the mighty moves of the heroes of Kinnikuman with... erasers! Premium Bandai's new wazakeshi collection depicts five great fight moments from the manga. Find out where to buy yours after the jump!
Want your very own Perfect Chojin? Psychoman of Kinnikuman fame is soon to be available in two epic poses, coming your way from SpiceSeed. Hit the jump to preview the figures!
April 1st is the birthday of Kinnikuman (known as Ultimate Muscle in the United States), a long-running wrestling manga by Yudetamago about a bumbling hero who discovers that he is the heir to the planet Kinniku and who must wrestle to prove his worth, and the city of Osaka is having a "Happy Muscle Birthday" with festivities that include the opening of a new Kinnikuman character goods store at the BIG STEP shopping mall and a Kinnikuman art exhibition at the Gallery of Hakaba WEST venue. Hit the jump to learn more.
Get some cool Kinnikuman swag, and support local agriculture! The new "Friendship Rice" mix features two local strains of rice from Tohoku, with special package art by manga team Yudetamago. You can even get shirts, dinnerware, and other cool merch. Find out more after the jump.
In Japan, there was a local franchise of America's Playboy magazine that was published by Shueisha from 1975-2009. Japan also has a Weekly Playboy It also features nude photos articles for heterosexual men, but which isn't really a Japanese version of the American magazine. This weekly has featured several iterations of Yudetamago's long running superhero wrestling manga Kinnikuman. Recently, it's paid tribute to the 37 year old series with some Kin-bindu-man.
Long-running superhero wrestling action comedy Kinnikuman (aka M.U.S.C.L.E. in America) has inspired a set of UNIQLO t-shirts that the fashion retailer is offering internationally online. The line-up of ten shirts is selling for $19.90 each. Get a look after the jump.
Soon fans will have a chance to own a 1:1 scale model of the face of Robin Mask, the enduringly popular rival-turned-ally character from Yudetamago's manga and anime Kinnikuman. Hit the jump to learn more.
Pure evil never looked so ... goofy? A new vinyl figure set from Bandai features the 7 Devil Chojin wrestlers from Kinnikuman. Hit the jump for details.