Mobile Suit Gundam can be considered the father of all mecha anime. It has greatly shaped the anime we see today, and now the classic franchise is back with a brand-new film that will most likely take us on a nostalgic journey.
The film was originally set to release in 2020 but got delayed due to COVID19 pandemic situation. Since the rescheduled date is much later in 2021, fans were growing impatient to learn more about the voices behind their favourite characters.
But the wait is over, the official website for Mobile Suit Gundam has revealed 8 new cast members for the Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway anime film, that will premiere on May 7, 2021.
Yui Ishikawa, the one who voiced Mikasa in Attack on Titan anime, will be performing as Emerelda Zubin here. Apart from her, the newly revealed cast includes other popular names of the industry. You can go through the list below to check out all the names.
|Gahman Nobil||Kenjiro Tsuda||Overhaul (My Hero Academia)|
|Emerelda Zubin||Yui Ishikawa||Mikasa Ackerman (Attack on Titan)|
|Raymond Cain||Fukushi Ochiai||Nishimura (ID: INVADED)|
|Masam||Shunsuke Takeuchi||Tetsunosuke Gōjin (Inazuma Eleven)|
|Mihesher Hence||Misato Matsuoka||Tsubame Mizusaki (Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!)|
|Kenji Mitsuda||Chiharu Sawashiro||Nishiki Sasa (Love Rice)|
|Mace Flower||Atsumi Tanezaki||Emilia (Durarara!!)|
|Hundley Yeoksam||Kōichi Yamadera||Bruce Wayne/Batman (Batman Ninja)|
Just a few days ago, the franchise released a trailer that features Noa Hathaway, the protagonist, and teases us with some new scenes from the upcoming movie.
The film is based on Yoshiyuki Tomino’s novel series “Senkō no Hathaway.” It will mainly focus on the fight between an evil organization named Mafty and Earth Federation.
Gundam may be the pioneer of mecha anime, but over the years, there are many new anime who have gained a considerable amount of popularity in this genre.
So, it’s time for the franchise to reclaim its throne, and show the world who is the boss. And I am pretty sure that with this improved animation technology, the new Gundam film will set a new benchmark for this genre.
About Mobile Suit Gundam
The Gundam series is a science fiction anime created by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Sunrise, featuring huge robots, known as “Gundam.”
The series changes its setting in each part, ranging from Earth to far-off planets. All the shows have their own story, and some of them take place in an alternative universe.
In every story, Gundam has unique purposes. Sometimes it’s a deadly war weapon, sometimes a beautiful art or sometimes even an outdated technology.
The original Mobile Suit Gundam arcade game was launched in 2006 and after 14 years, the game is getting a new immersive gameplay with new equipments.
A new movie called “Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway” is set to premiere on May 7th, 2021.