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Gundam The Origin Manga to Launch Anime Project

posted on 2011-06-22 05:59 EDT
Yasuhiko's manga is itself a re-imagining of Tomino, Sunrise's 1st Gundam anime

The August issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Gundam Ace magazine is announcing on Saturday that an anime project of Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin manga is launching. The manga is itself a re-imagining of Yoshiyuki Tomino and Sunrise's first Mobile Suit Gundam anime project by the anime's character designer. Yasuhiko is ending the manga in the same August issue of Gundam Ace.

Yasuhiko launched the manga in Gundam Ace's inaugural issue in 2001. (The magazine is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month with the launch of a Mobile Suit Z Gundam manga by the anime's animation director Hiroyuki Kitazume.) Viz Media published part of the manga in North America.

Bandai Channel had revealed that another new Gundam project would be announced on Saturday.

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Update: More background information added.


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