Gundam: Witch From Mercury Trailer Explores Its World, Mecha and Characters – CBR – Comic Book Resources

A new trailer for The Witch From Mercury shows off more of show’s technology academy and the many characters and mobile suits that inhabit it.
New trailer and art for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury have been released.
The latest preview footage from the upcoming sci-fi anime shows off a deeper look at the space-based technology academy that serves as the series' primary setting. The trailer also shows off more footage of the series' main character, Suletta Mercury, and her mobile suit, the Gundam Aerial, an experimental mobile suit that was developed on the solar system's first planet. The show's official website also showed off new art of several previously-unseen characters and mobile suits, including the Gundam Lfrith.
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The Witch From Mercury's first cast members were also revealed. Musician and voice actor Kana Ichinose has been cast as Suletta, who is described as a timid and shy transfer student. Ichinose previously performed the ending theme song for fellow mecha anime Darling in the Franxx and recently starred in Kaguya-sama: Love is War Ultraromantic as the voice of Maki Shijo. Jpop singer Lynn, who previously starred in Fire Emblem Fates and the Fire Force anime, will portray Miorine Rembran, a popular student and the daughter of the CEO that owns the technology academy, who is seeking to rebel against her father.
The new series will be co-directed by Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kiznaiver) alongside Ryo Ando (Food Wars! Shogeki No Shoma). The series will mark Code Geass writer Ichiro Okouchi's return to the sci-fi mecha genre, as they will serve as The Witch from Mercury's head writer. The anime will feature mecha designed by a number of industry veterans, including Kanatake Ebikawa, who previously worked on Eureka Seven and Gundam: Build Fighters, Iron-Blooded Orphans designer Kenji Teraoka, and Ko Inaba, who most recently provided mecha designs for the latest entry in the Macross franchise, Macross Delta: Zettai Live!!!!!!.
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The TV series is scheduled to debut in Japan this October, but Bandai Namco is planning to release a "Prologue" anime to the show this summer. The prologue episode will make its American debut at this year's San Diego Comic-Con. Details about the show's international release beyond that have yet to be announced.
Several entries in the Gundam franchise, including 2015's Iron-Blooded Orphans and 2021's Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway, are available for streaming on Netflix. Several additional series are also available for free streaming on the series' official YouTube channel, Gundam Info.
Source: Twitter, The Witch From Mercury Official Website via Anime News Network
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