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Gundam Build Divers Break Spinoff Manga Launches in June

posted on 2018-05-27 09:30 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Gundam Build Divers anime premiered on April 3

The July issue of Kadokawa's Gundam Ace magazine announced on Saturday that the magazine will launch a Gundam Build Divers official spinoff manga titled Gundam Build Divers Break in the August issue, which will ship on June 26. The July issue featured an image from the manga on the cover (pictured at right).

Ryōji Sekinishi (Mobile Suit Gundam UC setting production) is in charge of the scenario, Kazuhiro Hara (Log Horizon manga) is designing the characters, Takayuki Yanase (Mobile Suit Gundam 00) and Kanetake Ebigawa (Mobile Suit Gundam 00) are designing the mechs, and newcomer Gensui Shiitake is drawing the manga.

The August issue on June 26 will also publish an interview with Yoshiyuki Tomino in commemoration of the magazine's 17th anniversary.

Gundam Build Divers, the new television anime series in the Gundam Build Fighters franchise, premiered on April 3. Crunchyroll and Gundam.info are both streaming the series.

Gundam.info 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!

Shinya Watada (Gundam Build Fighters Try, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE Memory of Eden), is directing the series at Sunrise.

Sources: Gundam Ace July Issue, Gundam Ace Twitter Account, Website


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