News Gundam 00 to Run on Sci Fi Channel on November 17
posted on 2008-07-04 19:39 EDT
The North American distributor Bandai Entertainment has announced at its Anime Expo panel on Friday that the Mobile Suit Gundam 00 series will premiere on America's Sci Fi Channel on November 17. Two episodes will air weekly, similar to how two epsiodes of Gurren Lagann will begin airing weekly on July 28. A new Gundam television series has not run in the United States since Mobile Suit Gundam Seed.
The series starts a new timeline, based on our own real-world A.D. history, in which mankind has splintered into three major factions. A group known as the Celestial Being aims to eradicate war with giant robotic mecha known as Gundams and their Gundam Meister pilots. Fullmetal Alchemist's Seiji Mizushima directed this series, and Honey and Clover's Yousuke Kuroda oversaw the scripts. Yun Kouga. Loveless and Earthian manga creator Yun Kouga is designing the original characters, which Basilisk's Michinori Chiba adapted for animation. The first 25 episodes ran from October of 2007 to April of 2008.
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