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Funimation Adds Dubbed Gundam: The Origin: Advent of the Red Comet Anime

posted on by Alex Mateo
Funimation also streaming live-action Attack on Titan, Rurouni Kenshin films

Funimation announced on its official Twitter account on Wednesday that it has added Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin: Advent of the Red Comet (Kidō Senshi Gundam: The Origin Zenya - Akai Suisei), the 13-episode television series recompilation of the Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin anime, to its FunimationNow streaming service. The first five episodes are streaming with English dubs.

Funimation also added the following live-action films to its streaming service:

The Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin: Advent of the Red Comet anime premiered in Japan on NHK-General on April 29.

Crunchyroll began streaming Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin: Advent of the Red Comet with English subtitles on April 28.

Crunchyroll describes the anime's story:

The tragic story of Char Aznable, the ace pilot known as the Red Comet, and his sister Sayla Mass unfolds against the backdrop of the events leading to the One Year War. The Zabi family's rise to power, the birth of the Principality of Zeon, the early days of famous aces such as Ramba Ral and the Black Tri-Stars, the development of the revolutionary new weapon known as the mobile suit, and the road to war against the Earth Federation are all depicted onscreen for the first time.

Adutl Swim's Toonami block began airing the anime in the United States on July 6.

Sources: Funimation's Twitter account, Funimation

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