Animation studio Sunrise has announced a brand new Gundam anime collection titled The Witch From Mercury, debuting someday in 2022. The firm has additionally opened up a model new web site the place it can supply updates to followers in the longer term. However, particulars stay sparse. [Thanks, Oricon!]
The announcement was made on the 2nd Annual Gundam Conference held on-line on September 15, 2021. The press launch doesn’t present too many particulars, however it does notice that the collection will air on tv. Furthermore, The Witch of Mercury will reportedly give attention to interesting to a worldwide teen demographic. The new collection’ web site additionally gives a number of language choices outdoors of Japanese.
At the convention, Sunrise additionally revealed that it’s at the moment engaged on a movie titled Cucuruz Doan’s Island, additionally releasing in 2022. It will probably be a movie adaptation of an episode from the unique Mobile Suit Gundam collection of the identical title. The newest theatrical launch in the Gundam franchise was Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway again in June 2021.
Notably, The Witch of Mercury would be the latest mainline Gundam collection to come out since Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans first aired in 2015. Bandai Namco Entertainment’s Chief Gundam Officer Koji Fujiwara notes that The Witch of Mercury is the “first new Gundam collection in 7 years,” and hopes that youthful audiences will get pleasure from its inspiring story.
The Witch of Mercury will air on tv someday in 2022. There is at the moment no confirmed launch date or area. Further particulars will launch at a later date.