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Robot Girls Z+ Cast Grows: Bong & Gurangen Join The Fight!

The Robot Girls are ready to launch! Again!

Earlier today, the official Robot Girls Z+ website updated to reveal two new characters. Bong and Gurangen, who are re-imaginings of villains from Great Mazinger vs. Getter Robo G: Kuchu Daigekitotsu will join the show’s ever-expanding cast.

Bong will be voiced by Minami Takahashi (Aikatsu!, Food Wars), while Manami Maeda (Akisora) is confirmed to be playing Gurangen.

A pair of character design sheets were released to promote the new characters:

Takahashi and Maeda join over previously confirmed members in the show’s cast, which include the following:

  • Grenda-san: Kazusa Aranami
  • Gre-chan: Inori Minase
  • Z-chan: Mariko Honda
  • Liga-sama: Sayuri Yahagi
  • Gecchan Dragon: Maaya Uchida
  • Pon-chan: Misaki Kuno
  • Jeeg-san: Minami Tsuda
  • Paan-san: Natsumi Koike
  • Raicchi: Emi Nitta
  • Triple Gai-chan: Kaori Takaoka
  • Bal-chan: Naomi Ōzora
  • Shō-chan: Emi Hirayama
  • Gō-chan: Shiori Mikami
  • Gai no Jō: Ari Ozawa
  • Bossborokko: Ayana Taketatsu

Robot Girls Z+ began airing on Japanese TV last week. The series will run for six episodes, which will run on a monthly basis. Crunchyroll is currently streaming the series as it airs in Japan.

Source: Crunchyroll

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