Nozomi Entertainment And Sunrise Schedule "Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket" American DVD Release

Acclaimed OVA coming in January

Anime retailer Right Stuf's production division, Nozomi Entertainment, has announced a January 3rd release date for a DVD collection of Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket, a 6-episode OVA series from 1989 directed by Fumihiko Takayama, with character designs by Haruhiko Mikimoto (Macross, Kabaneri). The story involves a young boy who gets sucked into a climactic series of events at the conclusion of the One Year War after he befriends a fugitive Zeon soldier.

 

 

Mobile Suit Gundam 0080 War In The Pocket DVD

Retail Price: $29.99

Store Price: $19.49

About Mobile Suit Gundam 0080 War In The Pocket DVD

Mobile Suit Gundam 0080 War In The Pocket contains all 6 episodes of the first OVA in the Gundam franchise!

Universal Century 0079. When the Principality of Zeon learns of a new Gundam being built, the veteran specops Cyclops Team is dispatched to the civilian colony of Libot to investigate. Their newest member, Bernard “Bernie” Wiseman, gets shot down in action and meets young Alfred “Al” Izuruha, who dreams of mobile suits and space battles. Al thinks of Bernie as a friend, and even goes to great lengths to track him down while on his mission. He doesn’t realize the potential danger he’s in. And Al’s nextdoor neighbor Christina “Chris” Mackenzie returns home with a new “government job.” She’s really the test pilot of the top-secret Gundam Alex the objective of Bernie’s mission! As the story unfolds, three lives will be changed forever by this one small part of the war.

Special Features: Clean Opening, Clean Endings,Japanese Trailer Collection, Music Videos, and " all That Gundam" Video.

Details

  • Publisher: SUNRISE INC
  • Media: DVD
  • Spoken Language: English, Japanese
  • Subtitle Language: English
  • Genre: Action, Science Fiction
  • Themes: Mecha
  • Age Rating: 14+
  • Run Time: 180
  • Release Date: 1/3/2017
  • Weight: 0.5

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