Mecha fans, pull up suits and polish your armors because we have the latest developments about the new Mobile Suit Gundam Movie. The MSG franchise has announced the release of their latest movie, “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island”. The Gundam franchise has built a massive following since 1979 because of its mecha-style and action scenes. This has spawned into generations of kids growing up watching robots and giant transformation shows. Fans are feeling thrilled about this film. So here is everything there is to know about the new movie.
Yoshiyuki Tomino and Sunrise created the Gundam franchise in April 1979 with the airing of their anime television show “Mobile Suit Gundam”. The franchise grew to have 50 TV series, films, movies, manga, and plastic kits. Although Mobile Suit Gundam is just a sub-part of the franchise, it is huge. The Mobile Suit Gundam Anime Series went to have 42 episodes. It also opened up to a lot of sequels and spin-offs. This was the start of anime’s mecha genre. Moreover, in 1981, the series was re-edited and broken down into three separate films. Tomino also authored novels about the same. Two manga adaptations also followed.
Mobile Suit Gundam Movie: Visual & Staff Details Out
The new Mobile Suit Gundam Movie is based on the Cucuruz Doan’s Island episode. The anime’s official Twitter page released a visual and made an announcement about the release date. The production company is Studio Sunrise. When the movie was announced, they said that it would be a summer release. Yoshikazu Yasuhiko is directing the movie. He was the animation director of the original series. Im Ga Hee is the assistant director with Toshizou Nemoto as in charge of the scripts. Nagisa Abe is the color designer. Moreover, Yuuji Kaneko will be the art director. However, it was Atsushi Tamura who created the visual. He is the film’s chief animation director.
The Mobile Suit Gundam series is a story that happens in the future. The year is Universal Century 0079. There is a war going on between the Earth Federatopn and the Pricipality of Zeon. The Federation unveils a new robot. The main character Amuro Ray is the pilot. But Amuro is just a teenager. Moreover, he is just a civilian mechanic. The story follows Amuro as he learns about the war, humanity and growing up.
The new Movie’s title is “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island” This is based on Episode 15 from the original series. There is a distress signal from a location in this episode, and Amuro goes with the Core Fighter to deal with it. This is when he comes across Cucuruz Doan for the first time. After a brief fight, he learns about the man’s back story and is conflicted about the war. The new movie could be an expansion of this episode. Tomio once said in an interview that the episode was removed at his request, but he never clarified why.
Mobile Suit Gundam Movie: Release Details
The new Mobile Suit Gundam Movie, “Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan’s Island,” will premiere on June 3, 2022. It will be a summer release. There is no information about an international release yet. The internet is also unsure of whether the film will be available on streaming platforms. So, keep an eye on this space for more updates.