Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury PROLOGUE to Stream on September 1 [UPDATED]

See how it all starts when the prequel story hits the Gundam Info channel

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Prologue

 

UPDATE 8/18/22: Removed reference to streaming in English.

 

The prequel to the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury TV anime previously had its U.S. premiere at San Diego Comic-Con on July 1, and now its streaming plans have been unveiled. You'll be able to catch Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Prologue (language options unconfirmed) when it hits the Gundam Info YouTube channel on September 1.

 

RELATED: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Prologue to Debut at Comic-Con

 

The prologue made its Japanese debut on July 14 at the Gundam Factory Yokohama—home to the life-size moving Gundam—as well as the locations of Odaiba's life-size Gundam Unicorn statue, Shanghai's life-size Freedom Gundam statue, Fukuoka's life-size RX-93ffv Gundam statue and the virtual world within Bandai Namco's Gundam Metaverse project.

 

The Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury TV anime is currently scheduled to air on Sundays starting this October. Check out a trailer below.

 

 

Hiroshi Kobayashi, who directed TRIGGER's original anime KIZNAIVER, is helming the series at studio Sunrise alongside Code Geass co-creator Ichiro Okouchi as scriptwriter and series composer, joined by this full platoon of staff members:

 

  • Assistant Direction: Ryo Ando (Interviews with Monster Girls)
  • Original Character Design: Mogumo
  • Character Design: Marie Tagashira, Shuri Toida, Hirotoshi Takaya
  • Mechanical Design: JNTHED, Kanetake Ebikawa, Ko Inaba, Ippei Gyobu, Kenji Teraoka, Takayuki Yanase
  • Chief Mecha Animation: Shinya Kusumegi, Kanta Suzuki, Kiyoaki Maeda
  • Setting Research: Seiichi Shirato
  • Setting Cooperation: HISADAKE
  • Science Fiction Research: Yuya Takashima
  • Mechanical Coordination: Ryoji Kansai
  • Prop Design: E wo Kaku PETER, Esuthio
  • Concept Art: Lin Junbun
  • Technical Direction: Yohei Miyahara
  • Art Design: Tomoaki Okada, Kenichi Morioka, Kazushige Kanehira, Junichiro Tamamori, Yasuyoshi Uetsu
  • Art Direction: Ayumi Sato
  • Color Design: Kazuko Kikuchi
  • 3DCG Direction: Shinichi Miyakaze
  • Monitor Graphics Design: Kaori Seki
  • Photography: Shota Kodera
  • Editing: Kengo Shigemura
  • Sound Direction: Jin Aketagawa
  • Music: Takashi Ohmama (Castle Town Dandelion)

 

The official English website for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury describes the anime's story as such:

 

A.S. (Ad Stella) 122―

An era when a multitude of corporations have entered space and built a huge economic system.
A lone girl from the remote planet Mercury transfers to the Asticassia School of Technology,
run by the Beneritt Group which dominates the mobile suit industry.

Her name is Suletta Mercury.
With a scarlet light burning in her pure heart,
this girl walks step by step through a new world.

 

Via Gundam Info

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine and the Editor-in-Chief of Sci Fi Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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