The upcoming mech anime ‘Mobile Suit Gundam: Witch From Mercury’ has had fans of the long-running franchise waiting with anticipation considering this is the first Gundam show in over seven years. To fans’ excitement, the showrunners dropped a brand new teaser, showing off various characters, including the title Gundam in battle.
The show’s official website has also been updated with new information, including the main cast. Voice actress Kana Ichinose will portray pilot Suletta Mercury while Japanese pop singer Lynn will take on the role of Miorine Rembrandt. Several crew members have also been announced.
You can watch the teaser below:
Crunchyroll announced the cast on their website:
- Assistant Direction: Ryo Ando (Interviews with Monster Girls)
- Original Character Design: Mogumo
- Character Design: Marie Tagashira, Shuri Toida, Hirotoshi Takaya
- Mechanical Design: JNTHED, Kanetake Ebikawa, Ko Inaba, Ippei Gyobu, Kenji Teraoka, Takayuki Yanase
- Chief Mecha Animation: Shinya Kusumegi, Kanta Suzuki, Kiyoaki Maeda
- Setting Research: Seiichi Shirato
- Setting Cooperation: HISADAKE
- Science Fiction Research: Yuya Takashima
- Mechanical Coordination: Ryoji Kansai
- Prop Design: E wo Kaku PETER, Esuthio
- Concept Art: Lin Junbun
- Technical Direction: Yohei Miyahara
- Art Design: Tomoaki Okada, Kenichi Morioka, Kazushige Kanehira, Junichiro Tamamori, Yasuyoshi Uetsu
- Art Direction: Ayumi Sato
- Color Design: Kazuko Kikuchi
- 3DCG Direction: Shinichi Miyakaze
- Monitor Graphics Design: Kaori Seki
- Photography: Shota Kodera
- Editing: Kengo Shigemura
- Sound Direction: Jin Aketagawa
- Music: Takashi Ohmama (Castle Town Dandelion)
The Gundam Wiki described the synopsis as follows,
“An era when a multitude of corporations have entered space and built a huge economic system. A lone girl from the remote planet of Mercury transfers to the Asticassia School of Technology, run by the Beneritt Group which dominates the mobile suit industry.
Her name is Suletta Mercury. With a scarlet light burning in her pure heart, this girl walks step by step through a new world.”
Hiroshi Kobayashi is directing the show.