Toonami, the anime segment of Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim nighttime programming block, has announced at Momocon 2019 and on their official Facebook page they will be broadcasting Mobile Suit Gundam: THE ORIGIN. The anime is set to premiere on their block July 6th.

The 13 episode series Mobile Suit Gundam THE ORIGIN: Advent of the Red Comet is currently broadcasting on NHK General in Japan, and simulcasting on Crunchyroll. 


The tragic story of Char Aznable, the ace pilot known as the Red Comet, and his sister Sayla Mass unfolds against the backdrop of the events leading to the One Year War. The Zabi family’s rise to power, the birth of the Principality of Zeon, the early days of famous aces such as Ramba Ral and the Black Tri-Stars, the development of the revolutionary new weapon known as the mobile suit, and the road to war against the Earth Federation are all depicted onscreen for the first time

Source: Toonami Momocon Panel Toonami Facebook

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