The Dai 2-kai Gundam Conference livestream event revealed two new anime and a compilation series in the Gundam
franchise this Wednesday.
Kidou Senshi Gundam: Suisei no Majo
(Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury
), the first new Gundam
television anime in seven years, will begin airing in 2022. This marks the first television anime in the franchise since Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
, which aired in two 25-episode seasons in October 2015 and Fall 2016.
Animation director and character designer Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
(Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
) is helming the Kidou Senshi Gundam: Cucuruz Doan no Shima
(Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island
) anime film. Based on the 15th episode of the original Mobile Suit Gundam
series, the film is set to premiere in theatres in 2022.
A nine-part compilation television special of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
will air in Spring 2022. The compilation will include a preview of the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Urðr Hunt
spin-off anime, coinciding with the release of the Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans G
The Urðr Hunt
spin-off anime was originally announced
in 2019. Director Tatsuyuki Nagai
(Sora no Aosa wo Shiru Hito yo
) is returning to helm the spin-off, alongside character designer Michinori Chiba
). Hajime Kamoshida
) is handling series composition, and Masaru Yokoyama
) is composing the music.
Suisei no Majo official site: https://g-witch.net/
Cucuruz Doan no Shima official site: https://g-doan.net/
Official Twitter: @gundam_info
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury
, Mobile Suit Gundam: Cucuruz Doan's Island