Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Anime Adds 6 Cast Members – News

New cast members play members of Earth House who appeared in episode 4

The fourth episode of Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury (Kidō Senshi Gundam: Suisei no Majo), the first new Gundam television anime series in seven years, revealed new cast members and characters for the show on Sunday. The new characters are members of Earth House, who as Earthians all experience some level of discrimination from Spacians. The new cast members include:

The show is the first main Gundam television anime series with a female protagonist. The anime premiered in Japan on October 2 on MBS and TBS, and it airs on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. The anime’s second part will air in April 2023 in the same Sunday 5:00 p.m. time slot on MBS and TBS as the first part.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury Prologue, the prequel episode for the show, debuted on the YouTube channel outside of Japan on September 1. The prequel anime also debuted on streaming services in Japan on September 4, and later aired on MBS and TBS on September 25.

Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kimi no Iru Machi, Kiznaiver, Spriggan) is directing the anime at Bandai Namco Filmworks/Sunrise, with Ryo Ando (Interviews with Monster Girls, Double Decker! Doug & Kirill) as co-director. Ichiro Okouchi (Code Geass, Princess Principal, Sk8 the Infinity) is credited for series composition and as scriptwriter. Mogumo is credited for the original character designs, and Marie Tagashira, Juro Toida, and Hirotoshi Takaya are drawing those character designs for animation. Takashi Ohmama (Castle Town Dandelion, Mobile Suit Gundam Twilight AXIS) is composing the music. The anime’s mechanical designers include JNTHED, Kanetake Ebikawa, Wataru Inada, Ippei Gyōbu, Kenji Teraoka, and Takayuki Yanase.

Source: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury episode 4

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