1st Gundam: Reconguista in G Compilation Film Opens in Japan on November 29
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The official website for the Gundam Reconguista in G series revealed on Saturday that Gekijōban Gundam G no Reconguista I: Ike! Core Fighter (Go! Core Fighter), the first of the planned five compilation films for the anime, will open in Japan on November 29. The film will screen in 22 theaters in Japan for two weeks.
The film had its first public preview screening in Japan at the "Tomino Yoshiyuki no Sekai" (The World of Yoshiyuki Tomino) exhibit at the Fukuoka Art Museum in Fukuoka on Saturday. The film will then have a special advance screening during the Pia Film Festival, which will take place at the National Film Archive of Japan in Tokyo from September 7 to 21. The first film already screened at Japan Expo in France on July 6.
Gundam Reconguista in G celebrated the Gundam franchise's 35th anniversary, and marked the first return of franchise creator Yoshiyuki Tomino as chief director of an original Gundam series since Turn A Gundam. After a theatrical premiere of the first three episodes in August 2014, the anime premiered on Japanese television in October 2014.
The Gundam Reconguista in G: From the Past to the Future nine-minute short was then screened at the Gundam Front Tokyo's Wall-G Theater at Diver City Tokyo starting in May 2015.