The official portal site for the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, Gundam. info announced today that an anime adaptation of Yasuo Ohtagaki's Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt manga is in the works. The anime's teaser site also opened. Hit the jump for more details.
The official YouTube channel for the Gundam anime franchise has posted the first eight minutes of "Artesia's Sorrow," the upcoming second chapter of the four-episode anime adaptation of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's Gundam The Origin manga based on the first Gundam TV series aired in Japan from 1979 to 1980. Check the latest clip after the jump.
Good news for Mobile Suit Gundam fans living outside Japan: Daisuki will be streaming the new Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans TV anime beginning October 04, 2015. Hit the jump to learn more.
In collaboration with the special Mobile Suit Gundam animation track at the 28th Tokyo International Film Festival, Sunrise has published a trio of humorous, "how-to" instructional comics explaining how new visitors can get the most out of a trip to TIFF 2015. Hit the jump to check them out.
Toyota is releasing a special, limted edition run of 300 Auris automobiles decorated to resemble the custom Zaku II mobile suit piloted by Char Aznable, the chief antagonist of the original Mobile Suit Gundam TV anime. Hit the jump to regret the mistakes of one's youth.
Shortly after the final performance of "The Sound of Tiger & Bunny" concert series in Yokohama on September 20, 2015, the official Tiger & Bunny Twitter account posted a Tweet that has lead some fans to speculate that more Tiger & Bunny animation might be coming at some point in the future. Hit the jump to learn more.
Ryosuke Takahashi, the director of the classic Sunrise mecha series Armored Trooper VOTOMS, is planning a new series of side-story novels set in the Armored Trooper VOTOMS universe. Hit the jump to learn more.