Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Anime Premieres in October
posted on by Alex Mateo
The official website for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Suisei no Majo), the first new Gundam television anime series in seven years, announced on Saturday that the anime will premiere in October during the Nichi-5 slot on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. JST (4:00 a.m. EDT/3:00 a.m. EST) on MBS/TBS' network of stations. MBS streamed a video highlighting anime that have previously aired during the Nichi-5 slot.
Koji Fujiwara, Bandai Namco Entertainment's Chief Gundam Officer, stated at the "Dai 2-kai Gundam Conference" event last September when the anime was first announced, "We are aiming to create a work that even young generations will support." He added, "We are making bigger developments than ever before."
The series will be the first brand-new television anime series in the franchise since Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans. The first season premiered in October 2015 and aired for 25 episodes, and the second season premiered in October 2016 and also aired for 25 episodes.
Sources: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury anime's website, Comic Natalie
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