'Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury' releases 1st PV for October 2022 broadcast
Protagonist Suletta Mercury (CV: Kana Ichinose) transfers to the Asticassia School of Technology to become a mobile suit pilot.
By: Nicole S. Castro on July 14, 2022 at 20:48 PHT
The official Twitter for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury has released the first promotional video for the upcoming TV anime in October 2022.
As with the rest of the Gundam franchise, the show is animated by studio Sunrise (also known as Bandai Namco Filmworks).
The Witch from Mercury is the 15th mainline entry in Sunrise's long-running Gundam franchise. It is also the first new Gundam television anime series in seven years, the last one being the TV anime Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans in 2015.
The story is set in the year A.S. (Ad Stella) 122, an era wherein corporations have entered space and built a huge economic system.
Protagonist Suletta Mercury (CV: Kana Ichinose) is from the remote planet Mercury who transfers to the Asticassia School of Technology to become a mobile suit pilot. Her machine is the Gundam Aerial.
Miorine Rembran (CV: Lynn)
Planning, Production: Sunrise
Creators: Hajime Yatate, Yoshiyuki Tomino
Director: Hiroshi Kobayashi
Series composition, Screenplay: Ichiro Okouchi
Character concept: Mogumo
Character design: Marie Tagashira, Shuri Toida, Hirotoshi Takaya
Mecha design: JNTHED, Kanetake Ebikawa, Koh Inaba, Ippei Gyobu, Kenji Teraoka, Takayuki Yanase
Chief mecha animators: Shinya Kusumegi, Kanta Suzuki, Kiyoaki Maeda
Deputy director: Ryo Ando
Setting supervisor: Seiichi Shirato
SF supervisor: Yuya Takashima
Mecha coordinator: Ryoji Sekinishi
Setting cooperation: HISADAKE
Props design: peter6409, esuthio
Concept art: Junbun Lin
Technical director: Yohei Miyahara
Art design: Tomoaki Okada, Kenichi Morioka, Kazushige Kanehira, Junichiro Tamamori, Yasuyoshi Uetsu
Art director: Ayumu Sato
Color design: Kazuko Kikuchi
3DCG director: Shinichi Miyakaze
Monitor graphics: Kaori Seki
Cinematographer: Shota Kodera
Editor: Kengo Shigemura
Sound director: Jin Aketagawa
Music: Takashi Ohmama
Produced by: Bandai Namco Filmworks/Sotsu/MBS
Source: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch From Mercury official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.