|Japanese Name||ゾイド ワイルド|
|Name Translation||Zoido Wairudo|
|Genre||Adventure, Mecha, Science Fiction, Shounen|
|Studio||Oriental Light and Magic (OLM)|
|First Aired||7 July 2018|
Zoids Wild is notable as being part of a major reboot of the Zoids franchise, twelve years after the last episode of Genesis aired in Japan.
TOMY began producing teasers for Zoids: Wild in January 2018, with magazine advertisements in CoroCoro Comics showing a picture of a Zoid and stating an announcement was on the way next month. This was followed by a countdown timer on the landing page of TOMY's official website. The countdown timer simply had the letter "Z" and a two week duration.
The announcement was revealed on February 27, 11:30 am Japan Time. Place onto the Takara TOMY twitter feed were large block images translating roughly to: "New Zoids Series".
They subsequently revealed the major invlovement in all areas, Anime, Manga, Model Kits, Arcarde Games, Smartphone apps, and a Console game for the Nintendo Switch.
The series follows Arashi and his Wild Liger. The main antagonists are the Death Metal Empire, lead by Gallagher. They use Zoids for conquest, and have at their command many Zoids and warriors, including the Four Heavenly Kings.
Arashi longs to follow his father's footsteps become a Zoid Hunter, and find his ultimate Partner. At the beginning of his journey, he partners up wiht the Wild Liger and meets Bacon and Team Supreme, who tell him about the Great Ancient Treasure Z.
For the sake of adventure, Arashi sets out to find this treasure, and forms Team Freedom along the way.
Some characters have been revealed. TBA.
- Arashi - Freedom (Kensho Ono)
- Onigiri - Freedom (Etsuko Kozakura)
- Penne - Freedom (Mikako Komatsu)
- Ikazuchi - Freedom
- Bacon - Supreme (Takahiro Sakurai)
- Gyoza - Freedom
- Soders - Death Metal
- Gallagher - Death Metal
- Drake - Death Metal (Kaito Ishikawa)
- Caviar - Death Metal
- Avocado - Supreme
- Garlic - Supreme
- Candy - Supreme
- Kuroame - Supreme
- Sauce - Supreme (Ami Koshimizu)
- Sanratan - (Suzuko Mimori )
- Taifu - N/A
- Truffle - Death Metal
- Foiegras - Death Metal
Some of the major Zoids that first appeared in Wild include:
- Wild Liger
- Death Rex
- Knuckle Kong
- Fang Tiger
More have been shown, their details are TBA.
- 1: Release Your Instincts! Wild Liger!
- 2: Invasion! Death Metal!
- 3: Awaken! Pride of the Zoid King!
- 4: Mighty Foes! Death Metals Elite Four!
- 5: Seize the Treasure! The Girl with the Scorpion Zoid!
- 6: Battle at the Festival! Liger vs Grachio!
- 7: Monster Tortoise! That Man is the Zoid Professor!
- 8: Zoids: Wild Episode 8
- 9: Zoids: Wild Episode 9
- 10: Zoids: Wild Episode 10
- 11: Zoids: Wild Episode 11
- 12: Zoids: Wild Episode 12
- 13: Zoids: Wild Episode 13
- 14: Zoids: Wild Episode 14
- 15: Zoids: Wild Episode 15
- 16: Zoids: Wild Episode 16
- 17: Zoids: Wild Episode 17
- 18: Zoids: Wild Episode 18
- 19: Zoids: Wild Episode 19
- 20: Zoids: Wild Episode 20
- 21: Zoids: Wild Episode 21
- 22: Zoids: Wild Episode 22
- 23: Zoids: Wild Episode 23
- 24: Zoids: Wild Episode 24
- 25: Zoids: Wild Episode 25
- 26: Zoids: Wild Episode 26
- 27: Zoids: Wild Episode 27
MPL released the episodes on Summer 2018. The first episode aired 7/7/2018. Episodes air weekly on Saturdays 6:30am. Streams are made available on Saturdays 12:00 noon.
- Mitsutaka Hirota is the scriptwriter for the anime.
- Zoids Wild is the only Zoids anime to feature more than 1 opening theme song.
- Opening Song 1: "Starting Over" - by DISH
- Opening Song 2: "Defiance" - Jaejoong
- Insert Song: "Wild Blue" - PENGUIN RESEARCH
- Ending Theme 1: "Shōnen no Boku e" - PENGUIN RESEARCH
- Ending Theme 2: "blue moon" - Shoko Nakagawa