The first part of the Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin anime adaptation of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko’s manga prequel is set to be available with on-demand streaming on 28 February 2015 via DAISUKI (Anime Consortium Japan).
After that, the global release of Blu-ray Disc Collector’s Edition is scheduled for 24 April 2015.
Now, the official GundamInfo Youtube channel has showcased the opening seven minutes of “Blue-Eyed Casval.” In this preview, fans of Char Aznable might recall the important Battle of Ruum where he got his monicker, the “Red Comet” by destroying the Earth Federation battleships effortlessly. Also, old fans might be excited to see the original three man squad of Zeon Archduchy doing their deadly work on the outclassed Earth Federation warships here.
Here is the detail of Bluray release:
“Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin”
Volume 1 Blu-ray Disc Collector’s Edition (Export Version)
Release Date: 24 April 2015
Audio*: Japanese, English
Subtitles*: Japanese, English, French, Korean, Traditional Chinese (Taiwan), Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong), Simplified Chinese
Regions to Be Released: Worldwide including USA, Canada, UK, France,Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan
Looks like a serious story on the Universal Century era of Mobile Suit Gundam lore, a welcome addition after the conclusion of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn not long ago. The animation looks lush and battle is pretty well animated with generous production value by Sunrise Studio.
Now hopefully, the story won’t be so stilted or cringe worthy dialogue like the Unicorn does.
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