The Voltes V: Legacy Cinematic Experience is coming to Japanese theaters

The Filipino live-action adaptation of the Japanese classic Voltes V mecha anime, Voltes V: Legacy: The Cinematic Experience, is coming to Japanese theaters on October 18, with new added scenes not included in the Filipino version.

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The Japanese animation studio Toei Animation announced that the Voltes V: Legacy will have its “Super Electromagnetic Edition" compilation film. The film has been re-edited, and several scenes have also been added.

According to the dedicated Japanese website for the Voltes V: Legacy Project, “the quality of the CG scenes, which were impeccable in the original, has been significantly improved through a full-length remastering process.”

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The screenings of the film will include both the original Filipino audio with Japanese subtitles as well as a Japanese dub. Additionally, a "special edition" of the Voltes V: Legacy series will air on Tokyo MX this fall.

Toie will also release a new Blu-ray disc of the original Voltes V anime on September 11.

The live-action Voltes V: Legacy: The Cinematic Experience project first had a theatrical screening run in April 2023 in the Philippines. This includes the film cut of the series' first three weeks.

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The series then premiered on the GMA-7 channel in May 2023, starring Miguel Tanfelix, Ysabel Ortega, Radson Flores, Matt Lozano, and Raphael Landicho as the five pilots of the Voltes V robot. It aired until September 2023 and is currently re-running on GMA-7 at 4:30 p.m.
 

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