Director Seiji Mizushima returns to the Gundam franchise for Revealed Chronicle, a new CG anime set between the two seasons of Gundam OO.
A new entry in the Gundam OO series announced.
Revealed Chroniclea new CG spinoff that explores untold stories from the world of Gundam OO, was revealed during the official’s recent livestream gundam Youtube channel. While the show’s producers stated that it will not be a “full anime,” it will tell stories set between the events of the first and second seasons of the 2007 anime series and new mobile suits for Setsuna, Lockon and the others contain Gundam Meister. Revealed Chronicle is directed by Seiji Mizushima, who directed and worked on the original series Neon Genesis Evangelion and Fullmetal Alchemist. The announcement didn’t specify a premiere date, nor did it state if Revealed Chronicle is distributed as a TV series, web animation or cinema film.
The live stream also revealed new Metal Build figures for the newly revealed Gundam Exia and Gundam Dynames redesigns, and showcased the first appearance of a new, antagonistic mobile suit.
Mobile suit Gundam OO premiered in 2007 and was the first series in the long-running Mecha franchise to be produced in high definition. Set in the war-torn future of 2307 AD, when fossil fuels are exhausted and mankind relies on a vast array of orbiting solar panels for energy, the series tells the story of the four Gundam Meisters, a team of young men , the Pilots are powerful mobile suits generations ahead of any technology previously seen on Earth. The Meisters attempt to bring about a new era of peace by crippling the world’s armed forces, but their armed intervention instead unleashes an even more destructive conflict that threatens the future of humanity.
The original anime series premiered to low ratings, but has since become one of the most popular branches of the larger ones gundam Franchise. The show has been praised for its political themes, unforgettable characters, and its now iconic mobile suits, some of which have become some of the most popular releases in Bandai’s line of Gunpla model kits. A 2018 poll conducted in Japan named it the fourth most popular Gundam series behind the original 1979 series. Zeta Gundam and Gundam SEED.
Both seasons of Gundam OO are available to stream on Hulu and Crunchyroll. Mobile Suit Gundam 00 the Movie: A Wakening of the Trailblazera theatrical release serving as the series’ conclusion is available on DVD and Blu-ray from Bandai Entertainment.
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