In the end of the first day screening of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III Akatsuki no Houki (Dawn of Rebellion) on May 21, in addition to the trailer for the next and final fourth chapter "Unmei no Zenya (Fateful Eve), a teaser for the upcoming "Battle of Loum" arc was also reportedly revealed. Hit the jump for more information.
If you're looking for some unique ways to celebrate Pokémon's 20th anniversary, how about mixing the catch 'em all franchise with Mobile Suit Gundam? That's exactly what one fan did, and you can see the process involved in making Gundam models themed after Charizard, Blastoise, and Venusaur over at their image gallery. Hit the jump for more.
It was officially announced at the ongoing 55th Shizuoka Hobby Show that a newly-produced footage of Sunrise's 2014-2015 TV anime Gundam Build Fighters Try is scheduled to be aired on Japanese TV this August. Hit the jump for more details.
TV networks have been preparing their "upfronts," in which programming is previewed to prospective advertisers and other industry watchers. The Turner Upfront 2016 is slated for New York on May 18th, and ahead of the show, a press release has detailed what's ahead for Adult Swim and Toonami, and listed in the new acquisitions is Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans.
11 days before the theatrical run in Japan from May 21, Gundam.Info's official YouTube channel today posted the first 13 minutes of the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin III Akatsuki no Houki (Dawn of Rebellion), in the original Japanese audio with seven language subtitles and in English dub. Check the clips after the jump!
Why the long face Suberoa Zinnerman? Ume Aoki, author of Hidamari Sketch and new josei comedy Binetsu Kuukan (Slight Fever Space), the first volume of which was just collected at the end of April, as well as the original character designer for Madoka Magica, has celebrated the TV edit Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096 with a very atypically-Aoki view at favorite scene featuring the Neo Zeon Lieutenant.
Gunpla Battle is coming to North American Blu-ray. Gundam Build Fighters, the fun take on the classic mecha war series in which a pair of heroes build and battle Gundam models is slated to be released by Sunrise and anime retailer Right Stuf's licensing and distribution label, Nozomi Entertainment, in August in a collection with English and Japanese audio. More after the jump.