Gundam NT Anime Opens in Malaysia on January 10
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Malaysian cinema chain GSC Movies announced on Tuesday that Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative (Kidō Senshi Gundam NT), the new anime project for the Gundam franchise, will screen theatrically in Malaysia on January 10, 2019.
Odex previously announced on Monday that it will screen the anime in Southeast Asian territories, including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, and Brunei.
The anime will premiere in theaters in Japan on November 30.
Shunichi Yoshizawa (Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, Gundam Reconguista in G episode director) is directing the anime at Sunrise Studio #1. Harutoshi Fukui (Mobile Suit Gundam UC) is penning the script. Kumiko Takahashi is in charge of the main original character designs, and Se Jun Kim (Mobile Suit Gundam Twilight AXIS) is designing the characters for animation. Hajime Katoki and Eiji Komatsu are in charge of mechanical design.
The new project is set in U.C. 0097 of the Universal Century (U.C.) timeline of the original Mobile Suit Gundam series and Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn. The project's tagline is "The next destination of the Newtype legend."
The anime is part of a new "UC NexT 0100 Project" that will tackle the future of the UC timeline. The project will also include a "New Tactical Game Project" for smartphones, manga, and novels.
Source: GSC Movies Facebook page