Gundam Build Divers Anime's Promo Video, Theme Song Artists, April 3 Premiere Revealed
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The Gundam.info portal site began streaming an English-subtitled promotional video on Thursday for Gundam Build Divers, the new television anime series in the Gundam Build Fighters franchise. The video previews the anime's characters and Gundam.
Gundam.info also revealed that the anime will premiere on April 3. The video notes that the anime will have a "worldwide release" this spring.
Gundam.info also revealed SKY-HI will perform the opening theme song "Diver's High," and Iris will perform the ending theme song "Ashita e" (Towards Tomorrow).
Gundam.info previously streamed a prologue video for the anime in February.
The site describes the prologue:
The Gunpla Force Battle Tournament is a big event held in GBN once per year. Competing in the final round are Avalon, led by the champion Kyoya Kujo, and the elite 7th Panzer Division led by the cunning Rommel. Starting with Kyoya's Gundam AGE II Magnum, a variety of Gunpla take to the field to determine which is the strongest force!
The show stars:
Yūsuke Kobayashi as Riku Mikami (Diver Name: Riku)
Natsumi Fujiwara as Yukio Hidaka (Diver Name: Yukki)
Nene Hieda as Momoka Yashiro (Diver Name: Momo)
Haruka Terui as Sarah
Jun Kasama as Kyōya Kujō
Sho Hayami as Rommel
The staff includes:
- Planning: Sunrise
- Director: Shinya Watada
- Original Work: Hajime Yatate, Yoshiyuki Tomino
- Series Composition: Noboru Kimura
- Original Character Designs: Hiro Harakazu
- Character Designs: Shuri Toida
- Mechanical Designs: Kunio Okawara, Kanetake Ebikawa, Junichi Akutsu, Junya Ishigaki, Ippei Gyōbu, Kenji Teraoka, Shinya Terashima, Takayuki Yanase, Naohiro Washio
- Action Director: Masami Obari
- Chief Mecha Animators: Shinya Kusumegi, Sakiko Uda
- Art: Studio Naya
- Music: Hideakira Kimura
- Planning Cooperation: Bandai Hobby Division
- Production Cooperation: ADK
- Production: TV Tokyo, Sunrise, Sotsu
The first Gundam Build Fighters television anime series aired from October 2013 to March 2014. Gundam Build Fighters Try aired from October 2014 to April 2015, and the Gundam Build Fighters Try Island Wars television special aired in August 2016. Gundam.Info streamed both series and the special with English subtitles as they aired in Japan, and Crunchyroll later added the two series streaming. Right Stuf released both on Blu-ray Disc and DVD in North America in 2016.
The Gundam Build _Extra Battle Project project is comprised of two different anime: Gundam Build Fighters: GM no Gyakushū (GM's Counterattack) and Gundam Build Fighters: Battlogue. The Gundam.info portal site also began streaming the Gundam Build Fighters: GM no Gyakushū anime in August. The site also streamed the five-episode Gundam Build Fighters: Battlogue anime as new episodes premiered once a month from August through December.