A television broadcast of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn
was announced on Sunday on the official website. The seven-episode OVA series, originally released between 2010 and 2014, will be re-edited to fit into the new broadcast format under the title Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096
The TV series will begin on April 3, 2016, and air on Sundays at 7:00 a.m. on TV Asahi and other networks. New opening and ending segments will be produced for the series with theme songs produced by Hiroyuki Sawano
Tielle, a vocalist who was selected by Sawano in an audition in 2015, will perform the opening song "Into the Sky." Singer-songwriter naNami will perform the main ending song "Next 2 U-eUC-," while the second ending theme song "bL∞dy f8 -eUC-" will feature Aimer
as a guest vocalist. The theme songs will be released on CD on June 29.
adapts the light novel series
by Harutoshi Fukui
and Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
. Six episodes of the OVA series were originally planned for production, but a seventh episode was later added.
Producers have cited the popularity of the series
among viewers in their 30s and 40s. Each episode has also placed highly in sales rankings after release, and the final episode placed second in the yearly Blu-ray rankings
Source: Anime! Anime!
Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn RE:0096