News English Gundam UC on Amazon, Other Gundam to Get Streams
posted on 2010-01-14 17:19 EST
The anime distributor Bandai Visual Japan has announced that the first Japanese/English Blu-ray volume of the Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn anime series will be available from the Amazon website exclusively for two months starting on March 12.
In addition, the Bandai Channel website will offer the first Mobile Suit Gundam series, Mobile Suit Z Gundam, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, and Mobile Suit Gundam 00 for free streaming in North America exclusively on Anime News Network, Crunchyroll, and YouTube. More Gundam series will be added later after the first streams are launched on February 1.
The trailer for Gundam Unicorn is available immediately on ANN.
The Gundam Unicorn anime adapts Harutoshi Fukui's 10 novel volumes of the same name, which are set in the same Universal Century (UC) timeline as Yoshiyuki Tomino and Sunrise's first Mobile Suit Gundam science-fiction television anime series and its sequels. Bandai Visual's first Blu-ray Disc volume for the series will have a simultaneous international release with Japanese and English dubbing, as well as Japanese, English, French, Spanish, and Chinese subtitles. The first of six DVD volumes will ship on the same day with Japanese dubbing as well as Japanese and English subtitles.
The English dubbing cast is as follows:
|Banagher Links||Steve Cannon|
|Audrey Burne||Stephanie Sheh|
|Takuya Irei||Robby Sharpe|
|Micott Bartsch||Rachael Lillis|
|Marida Cruz||Tara Platt|
|Suberoa Zinnerman||Michael Alston Baley|
|Cardeas Vist||Steve Mann|
|Syam Vist||Troy Baker|
|Flaste Schole||Sean Schemmel|
Michael Sinterniklaas is directing the English adaptation, and Sunrise is producing it in association with NYAV Post.
Image © Sotsu, Sunrise
Update: More background information added.
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