Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury TV Anime Gets Special Event This August
The first season just concluded last night and is streaming on Crunchyroll
While fans of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury TV anime will have to wait until April for the next season of the hit-mecha series, the official Twitter account for the latest Gundam anime revealed that after the second season ends, a special event will be held to celebrate the Sunrise-produced anime.
◆◆イベント開催決定◆◆— 機動戦士ガンダム 水星の魔女 (@G_Witch_M) January 8, 2023
8月6日(日)、幕張メッセにて、#水星の魔女 スペシャルイベントの開催が決定！#市ノ瀬加那 さん、#Lynn さん、#阿座上洋平 さん
The Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury special event (tentative name) is scheduled to be held on August 6 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, just outside of Tokyo. Kana Ichinose (Suletta Mercury), Lynn (Miorine Rembran), Yohei Azakami (Guel Jeturk) as well as other voice actors have been announced for the event.
Tickets will be available via lottery first through the Gundam fan club and with a code inside the first Blu-ray of the series, both of which are available on March 24 with the second round available through the third Blu-ray volume. Public tickets will be available at a later date.
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Hiroshi Kobayashi, who directed TRIGGER's original anime KIZNAIVER, is helming Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury at Bandai Namco Filmworks anime studio brand Sunrise alongside Code Geass co-creator Ichiro Okouchi as scriptwriter and series composer. Crunchyroll is currently simulcasting the series and describes it 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.
Source: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury on Twitter
Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.