One-night event screening planned for December 5 at 7:00pm
The 40th anniversary of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise is roaring on in style. Not only is Yoshiyuki Tomino coming to Anime NYC 2019, but one of the fan-favorite features—1988's Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack—is coming to U.S. theaters for a one-night screening event.
Tickets are now on sale for the screenings, which will be held at select theaters on Thursday, December 5 at 7:00pm local time. Those who attend will also get to check out an exclusive interview with Tomino, and you can see a trailer for Gundam 40th Anniversary Celebration: Char’s Counterattack below.
Amuro and Char, two best mobile suit pilots who fought together against Titans after the Jion's independency war, must face each other in a fateful duel where the Char-led Neo-Jion, attempt to drop a gigantic meteor and nuclear weapons on Earth in order to cause Nuclear Winter to wipe out its inhabitants.