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Char, Garma Star in Gundam Thunderbolt Theater Manners Ad

posted on 2016-05-25 14:15 EDT by Lynzee Loveridge

Bandai Visual began streaming a theater manners ad for the upcoming Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky theatrical screenings. The video stars bird versions of Char and Garma where Char misbehaves by recording footage, yapping on his cell phone, and kicking the seat in front of him. In this version, the duo speak in a Kansai dialect.

Garma: Gosh, am I looking forward to the movie!
Char: Hey, Garma! It's super fun if you watch it with this!
Text: Photography/video-taking and audio recording is prohibited!
Char: Also, it's super fun to kick the seat in front of you while talking on the phone!
Text: Cell phones are prohibited! Don't kick the seat in front of you!
Garma: You just want me to do that so I'll say "You betrayed me, Char!" Geez, don't tease me just because I'm "a stupid kid..."
Char: Hey! That's my catchphrase you're talking about!
Garma: Sorry, sorry.
Narrator: Teaching you the proper manners to use in movie theaters.

The anime will get a director's cut edition that will screen for two weeks in 15 Japanese theaters starting on June 25. The theaters that will screen the director's cut version will also sell a first-pressing limited edition Blu-ray Disc of the anime starting on June 25. The regular Blu-ray Disc and DVD release will ship on July 29. All home video releases will have the director's cut version of the anime.

Io: You really need free jazz when it comes to Thunderbolt!
Darryl: Cruel reality is the thing that makes us suffer the most.
Text : This is the extreme one-year war
Narrator: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky.
Io: Gundam! Engross me!

The limited edition Blu-ray Disc set sold at theaters will retail for 10,000 yen (about US$91) and will include: a box with an illustration by Hajime Katoki, a special disc that includes the "Those Who Challenge the One Year War ~Documentary of Thunderbolt~" video, a storyboard collection, a 108-page "animation works" book, a specially designed inner jacket, a specially designed sleeve case by Ohtagaki, a 16-page booklet, cast and staff audio commentary, and a promo video and commercial collection.

The regular edition Blu-ray Disc retails for 6,800 yen (US$62) and will include: a specially designed inner jacket, a specially designed sleeve case by Ohtagaki, a 16-page booklet, cast and staff audio commentary, and a promo video and commercial collection. The regular DVD retails for 5,800 yen (US$53) and will include: the specially designed inner jacket, the 16-page booklet, and the promo video and commercial collection.


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