Originally slated for launch today, the eighth episode of the Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt anime was recently pushed back a couple weeks to July 14. Now that the adjusted date is almost upon us, Bandai is here with a brief preview of the next chapter in the saga.
Bandai Namco is back with another DLC trailer for Gundam Versus, which hits Japan next week ahead of a fall launch in the west. This one focuses on Gundam 00's chunky Gundam Virtue and its pilot, Tieria Erde, and the DLC itself will arrive in Japan in late July for ¥602 (about $5).
Happy 20th anniversary to Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz, 1997's three-ova follow-up to 95/96 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. The Gundam Cafes in Akihabara and Osaka are celebrating with a special menu that includes latte art of the boys, cocktails, and even a Meteor themed tequila shot. Get a look after the jump.
Last fall, Sunrise, makers of some of your favorite mecha anime , launched their own light novel imprint - "Yatate Bunko", named after staff pseudonym Hajime Yatate. Its offerings explored Gundam events occurring shortly after UC 0096's Laplace's Box Incident (Gundam Unicorn) in Mobile Suit Gundam: Twilight Axis. With an anime coming up, streaming plans have been announced.
This fall will see the debut of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin's fifth episode, which is the first of a two-part adaptation of the Battle of Loum arc. "Clash at Loum" premieres in Japanese theaters on September 2, and you can see the latest subtitled preview after the jump.