Streaming of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans to Start on DAISUKI.net on October 4, 2015 in 242 Countries and Territories in 13 Languages

Streaming of “MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM IRON-BLOODED ORPHANS” to start on DAISUKI.net on October 4, 2015 in 242 countries and territories in 13 languages

Tokyo, September 30, 2015

Anime Consortium Japan, Inc. will begin streaming of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans on the international video streaming site DAISUKI.net on October 4, 2015 as world-wide free simulcast.

There was once a great conflict known as the "Calamity War." Roughly 300 years have passed since the end of this war.

The Earth Sphere had lost its previous governing structure, and a new world was created under new systems of government. While a temporary peace had arrived, the seeds of a new conflict were being sown in the Mars Sphere, far away from Earth.

Our hero, a boy named Mikazuki Augus, belongs to a private security company called Chryse Guard Security (CGS). The company accepts a mission to escort Kudelia Aina Bernstein, a girl who seeks to liberate the Martian city of Chryse from the rule of one of Earth's major powers. However, the military organization Gjallarhorn attacks CGS in order to nip this rebellion in the bud. CGS begins an evacuation, using Mikazuki and the other children as decoys.

Orga Itsuka, the leader of the boys, decides to take this opportunity to rise up in revolt and launch a coup d'état against the adults who have been oppressing them. He gives Mikazuki the task of repulsing Gjallarhorn, and Mikazuki enters battle using the Gundam Barbatos, a mobile suit from the Calamity War era which has been serving as CGS's power source.

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, drawing upon the long and storied 35 year history of the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise. This will be one of the greatest works yet! Iron-Blooded Orphans is the completely brand-new Gundam Series directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai focused on war and friendship between young boys that live in adversity. Both Gundam series are new show produced by SUNRISE and hope all of you enjoy them.

Streaming start:
October 4, 2015 at 7:30pm (JST)

Streaming area:
World-wide (except for Japan and some areas)

Subtitles:
English, French, German, Italian, Russian, European Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Portuguese, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog, Simplified Chinese, Korean

Official Website:
http://g-tekketsu.com/index.html

Copyright Notice:
©SOTSU・SUNRISE・MBS

Staff:
Planning: SUNRISE
Original Concept: Hajime Yatate/ Yoshiyuki Tomino
Director: Tatsuyuki Nagai
Series Composition: Mari Okada
Original Character Design: Yu Ito
Character Design: Michinori Chiba
Mechanical Design: Naohiro Washio/ Kanetake Ebikawa/ Ippei Gyōbu/ Kenji Teraoka/ Tamotsu Shinohara
Artwork: KUSANAGI
Music: Masaru Yokoyama
Planning Cooperation: Bandai Hobby Products Department
Produced by: SUNRISE, MBS

Cast:
MIKAZUKI AUGUS: Kengo Kawanishi
ORGA ITSUKA: Yoshimasa Hosoya
BISCUIT GRIFFON: Natsuki Hanae
EUGENE SEVEN STARK: Yuichiro Umehara
AKIHIRO ALTLAND: Yasuaki Takumi
NORBA SHINO: Taishi Murata
TAKAKI UNO: Kōhei Amasaki
RIDE MASS: Mutsumi Tamura
YAMAGI GILMERTON: Sōma Saitō
KUDELIA AINA BERNSTEIN: Yuka Terasaki
ATRA MIXTA: Hisako Kanemoto
MCGILLIS FAREED: Takahiro Sakurai
GAELIO BAUDUIN: Masaya Matsukaze

About Anime Consortium Japan Inc.

Anime Consortium Japan Inc. was established on November 7, 2014. The new company was created to develop a platform that will provide streaming service of official Japanese anime content and operate an e-commerce site to offer anime character-related goods to overseas fans. The major shareholders are Bandai Namco Holdings Inc., Cool Japan Fund Inc., ASATSU-DK INC., Aniplex Inc., TOEI ANIMATION Co., Ltd., Sunrise Inc., TMS ENTERTAINMENT CO.LTD, NIHON AD SYSTEMS, INC. (NAS), and DENTSU INC. as of December 25, 2014.


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