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Bandai Entertainment to Announce Gundam 00 License Details (Updated)

posted on by Egan Loo
Announcement for latest Gundam series to be made later on Friday afternoon

Bandai Entertainment President and CEO Ken Iyadomi will announce at an Anime Expo panel on Saturday the details on the company's release of Mobile Suit Gundam 00, the latest television series in the long-running Gundam science-fiction franchise. 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.

Update Corrected title and article to clarify that details of the release will be announced. Thanks, ChibiGoku.

This article has a follow-up: Gundam 00 to Run on Sci Fi Channel on November 17 (2008-07-04 19:39)
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