News
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Anime Premieres in October

posted on by Alex Mateo
1st new Gundam TV anime in 7 years to air during Nichi-5 slot

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


discuss this in the forum (29 posts) |
bookmark/share with: short url

this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history

News homepage / archives