News Gundam, Gonzo Announcements Planned on March 22
posted on 2014-01-22 11:58 EST by Lynzee Loveridge
The AnimeJapan 2014 convention will host an announcement event for the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise on March 22. The guests at the stage event include voice cast members Shuuichi Ikeda (First Gundam's Char Aznable) Mikako Komatsu (Gundam Build Fighters' Sei Iori), Sachi Kokuryu (Gundam Build Fighters' as Reiji), and Kouki Uchiyama (Mobile Suit Gundam UC's Banagher Links).
Gundam anime creator Yoshiyuki Tomino revealed at a press conference on Tuesday that he is directing a new, unnamed animated work with Hollywood special effects studio Legacy Effects and many notable creators in the staff. His producer group Ookaze no Okorusama and Legacy Effects are also planning a separate project to adapt an unnamed children's literary work into a live-action film.
The latest Gundam anime, Gundam Build Fighters, premiered in Japan in October and is streaming on YouTube.
Animation studio Gonzo's AnimeJapan 2014 booth description notes that the studio will introduce a new project at the event. The project will premiere this spring.
Gonzo's most recent anime project, the Bayonetta: Bloody Fate anime film, premiered in Japan on November 23.
AnimeJapan 2014 will run from March 22 to March 23 in all six East Halls of the Tokyo Big Sight complex.