News Site Streams Gundam Build Divers Anime

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime debuts on website today at 7:00 p.m. JST

The portal site confirned on Friday that it will premiere Gundam Build Divers, the new television anime series in the Gundam Build Fighters franchise, on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. JST (6:00 a.m. EDT), simultaneously with its local debut in Japan. The streaming will offer a choice of English, Korean, and Traditional Chinese (Taiwan) subtitles. describes the story:

Gunpla Battle Nexus Online (GBN) is a new network game that lets people enjoy a variety of missions using Gunpla in a virtual cyberspace dimension. Middle-school students Riku Mikami and Yukio Hidaka recruit their classmate Momoka Yashiro and dive together into this vast world. Becoming "Divers," or inhabitants of GBN, they meet a mysterious girl named Sarah who has an amazing sensitivity to Gunpla. They begin playing alongside her, but...

Through many encounters and experiences, Riku and his friends will build not only Gunpla, but their own adventures as well! previously revealed that the anime will premiere on April 3 with a "worldwide release" this spring.

Crunchyroll is also streaming the anime worldwide except in Asia.

The cast includes:

  • 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

SKY-HI performs the opening theme song "Diver's High," and Iris performs the ending theme song "Ashita e" (Towards Tomorrow).

Update: The streaming also has French and Italian subtitles. Thanks, AkaRed

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