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Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (movie)

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© Sotsu / Sunrise

Alternative title:
Kidō Senshi Gundam Thunderbolt December Sky (Japanese)
機動戦士ガンダム サンダーボルトDECEMBER SKY (Japanese)
Themes: mecha, military, war
Objectionable content: Significant
Plot Summary: During the One Year War of U.C. 0079, the Earth Federation's "Moore Brotherhood" and the Principality of Zeon's "Living Dead Division" engage in a fierce battle at the "Thunderbolt Sector", a shoal zone in the former Colony Side 4 "Moore". After successfully infiltrating Zeon's sniper field, ace Federation pilot and jazz enthusiast Io Fleming is given control of the latest Gundam prototype. To combat the new Federation threat, Zeon amputee pilot and ace sniper Daryl Lorenz sacrifices his humanity to directly interface with an experimental Zaku II unit.
User Ratings: 63 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 6 votes (sub:5, dub:1)
 Excellent: 12 votes (sub:8, dub:3, others:1
1 Arabic subtitled
 Very good: 22 votes (sub:15, dub:6, raw:1)
 Good: 15 votes (sub:8, dub:6, others:1
1 Polish subtitled
 Decent: 4 votes (sub:3, dub:1)
 So-so: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Not really good: 1 vote (dub:1)
 Weak: -
 Bad: -
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 87 users, rank: #5472 (of 9596)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.809 (Very good−), std. dev.: 1.3076, rank: #1025 (of 9719)
Weighted mean: 7.789 (Very good−), rank: #953 (of 9719) (seen all: 7.79)
Bayesian estimate: 7.733 (Very good−), rank: #801 (of 7298)
Running time: 100 minutes
Vintage: 2016-06-25
Premiere date:
2016-06-25 (Japan)
2017-05-16 (Italy)
Ending Theme:
"Ronald Reagan Other Side" by dCprG
Insert song:
"Anata no o Aite ~I'm Your Baby~" (あなたのお相手 ~I'm your baby~; Your Opponent ~I'm Your Baby~) by I.C.I. a.k.a. Ai Ichikawa
"Atashi no Country Song ~Fan of the Hay~" (あたしのカントリー・ソング ~Fan of the Hay~; My Country Song ~ Fan of the Hay~) by Yoshie Sakamoto
"I'm 60" (年寄りになれば; Toshiyori Nareba) by Ayumu Yahaba
"Oh God, I'm Alone" (ただ泣くだけ; Tada Naku dake) by Nobuyoshi Nakazawa
"Onnanoko ni Modoru Toki" (女の子に戻るとき; The Dreaming Girl in Me) by Yoshie Sakamoto
"Pace, Pace Mio Dio" (神よ、平和を与えたまえ; Kami yo, Heiwa o Atae Tamae) by Miriam Gauci and the Belgium Broadcasting Philharmonic Orchestra
"We're the Only Ones Here in This World" (ただ二人だけ; Tada Futari dake) by Nobuyoshi Nakazawa
"White Day in the Blue" (白い部屋; Shiroi Heya) by Geila Zilkha
"Yes Girl" by Geila Zilkha
Official website:
Official Site (Japanese)
Compilation of the four-episode ONA series with new footage. Unlike the ONA series, December Sky is available in an English-dubbed version.
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Blu-ray (Region A)
    Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt [Import] [Limited Edition] (Blu-ray) 2016-07-02
    Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (Blu-ray) 2017-07-11 (from $25.94)
    Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky [4K] [Import] (Blu-ray) 2016-12-22
DVD (Region 1)
    Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt: December Sky (DVD) 2017-07-11 (from $15.99)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Kou Matsuo
Screenplay: Kou Matsuo
Original creator:
Hajime Yatate
Yasuo Ohtagaki (Gundam Thunderbolt manga)
Yoshiyuki Tomino
Character Design: Hirotoshi Takaya
Art design: Hideki Nakamura
Sound Director: Eriko Kimura
Cgi Director: Tomohiro Fujie
Director of Photography: Kentarō Waki
Executive producer: Shin Sasaki
Chief Producer: Kouichi Ueyama
Color design: Takako Suzuki
Editing: Daisuke Imai
Sound Effects: Mutsuhiro Nishimura
Theme Song Performance: dCprG (ED)
Ryōhei Kimura as Daryl Lorenz
Yūichi Nakamura as Io Fleming

Daisuke Hirakawa as Cornelius Kaka
Hiroshi Tsuchida as J. J. Sexton
Mutsumi Sasaki as Burroughs
Sayaka Ōhara as Karla Mitchum
Shunsuke Sakuya as Graham
Toa Yukinari as Claudia Peer

Hiroshi Murata as Keith Meyers 
Keisuke Kōmoto as Denver Roche
Kent Itō as Hoover
Ryōsuke Morita as Fisher Ness
Shin'ya Honda as Allen
Shinya Hamazoe as Sean Mitadera
Shuuhei Iwase as Layton
Taishi Murata as Keith Meyers
Japanese companies
Animation Production: Sunrise
Production: Sunrise
English cast
English staff
Translation: David Fleming
ADR Script: Stephanie Sheh
Executive producer: Shawne Kleckner (Right Stuf)
David Olsen (Right Stuf)
Judy Albert (Right Stuf)

Assistant producer: Matt Luhn (Right Stuf)
Casting: Stephanie Sheh
Menu Design: Kyla Stalzer (Right Stuf)
Mixing: Oscar Garcia
Packaging Design: Kyla Stalzer (Right Stuf)
Senior Producer: Kris Gero (Right Stuf)
Subtitling: David Fleming
Johnny Yong Bosch as Daryl Lorenz
Max Mittelman as Io Fleming

Cherami Leigh as Claudia Peer
Christian La Monte as Cornelius Kaka
Ray Chase as Graham
Scott Williams as Burroughs
Tara Sands as Karla Mitchum
Will Barrett as J. J. Sexton

Chris Jai Alex as Fisher Ness
D.R. Carter as Allen
Daniel J. Edwards as Denver Roche
Henry Carr as Dried Fish XO
Ivan Nemer as Sean Mitadera
Jake Paque as Brian
Jamison Boaz as Hoover
Todd Haberkorn as Layton
Wayne Grayson as Keith Meyers

English companies
French staff
French cast
Translation, Subtitle Timing, Subtitling: Jun'Ichi Takeda
French companies
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Donatella Fanfani

Dialogue Supervision: Francesco Miranda
Dialogues: Donatella Fanfani
Andrea Oldani as Daryl Lorenz
Mattia Bressan as Io Fleming

Gabriele Calindri as J.J. Sexton
Gea Riva as Claudia Peer
Gianluca Iacono as Burroughs
Jacopo Calatroni as Cornelius Kaka
Martina Felli as Karla Mitchum
Matteo Brusamonti as Graham

Alessandro Capra as Keith Meyers
Francesco Mei as Sean Mitadera
Matteo Zanotti as Fisher Ness
Maurizio Merluzzo as Layton
Italian companies
Nexo Digital
Dubbing Studio: Studio PV

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