Gundam the Origin IV Anime's Cast, November 19 Debut Revealed

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Saori Hayami plays Lalah sune, Misato Fukuen plays Fraw Bow in 4th episode of anime

The portal website revealed the cast, new visual, and November 19 debut date for Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin IV: Unmei no Zenya (Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin IV Eve of Destiny), the fourth episode of the Mobile Suit Gundam the Origin anime, on Thursday.

As in previous installments, the fourth episode will screen in 15 theaters in Japan in a two-week limited engagement, and will again be offered in a Blu-ray Disc Collector's Edition in limited supply alongside the screenings. The standard edition Blu-ray Disc and DVD will be available on December 9.

The cast includes:

Shuuichi Ikeda as Char Aznable

Saori Hayami as Lalah Sune

  • Jin Urayama as Degwin Sodo Zabi
  • Banjou Ginga as Gihren Zabi
  • Kenta Miyake as Dozle Zabi
  • Akeno Watanabe as Kycillia Zabi
  • Tetsuya Kakihara as Garma Zabi
  • Shigeo Kiyama as Ramba Ral
  • Kazuya Ichijou as Gaia
  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Ortega
  • Toshihide Tsuchiya as Mash
  • Hiroshi Naka as Johann Ibrahim Revil
  • Tohru Furuya as Amuro Ray
  • Misato Fukuen as Fraw Bow
  • Koichi Sakaguchi as Tem Ray
  • Akio Ohtsuka as Narrator

The site also revealed visuals for Char, Gaia, Mash, and Ortega's personal MS-05 Zaku I mobile suits, and Ramba Ral's personal MS-04 Bugu mobile suit.

The site previously streamed an English-subtitled and English-dubbed trailer for the anime last month.

The current Char/Sayla arc of the anime will end with the fourth episode this fall. The fourth episode will feature Char's "fateful encounter" with the girl Lalah Sune, the first Gundam anime's protagonist Amuro Ray, and "the legendary Dr. Minovsky" (whose physics breakthroughs eventually led to mobile suit warfare). The episode will also cover the development of the MS-04 and the RX-78 Gundam mobile suits, as well as the first ever mobile suit battle in history. Hiroko Moriguchi will perform the episode's theme song.

After the fourth episode the anime will enter the Loum Arc that will cover the Battle of Loum.

The third episode began screening in 15 theaters in Japan for two weeks on May 21. The original video anime's first episode, titled "Blue-Eyed Casval," premiered in a limited engagement in Japanese theaters in February 2015. The second episode, "Artesia's Sorrow," opened in Japan last October.

Anime Consortium Japan is releasing the series digitally worldwide through a premium rental streaming program, and Right Stuf — in collaboration with Sunrise — is releasing the series on home video.

The anime project adapts Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's manga of the same name, which in turn is inspired by the first Mobile Suit Gundam anime's story.

[Via Hachima Kikō]

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