At their industry panel at Anime Expo 2023 on Saturday, Bandai Namco Filmworks has announced a new animated project, Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance. The panel revealed the project is animated entirely in Epic Games‘ Unreal Engine 5.
- Director: Erasmus Brosdau
- Screenplay: Gavin Hignight
- Starring: Celia Massingham
- Character design: Manuel Augusto Dischinger Moura
- Mechanical design supervision: Kimitoshi Yamane
- Producer: Naohiro Ogata
- Music: Wilbert Roget II
- Production: Sunrise, Safe House
Writer Gavan Hignight confirmed the project’s episodes are set in the Universal Century, citing Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt and Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team as influences on the project. Brosdau added in a video message that the story is told from the Principality of Zeon’s perspective, particularly from the Zaku mobile suits’ cockpits. The trailer that screened during the panel mentions the story is set “eleven months after the revolutionary war”.
Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance was one of two new Gundam trademarks filed by Bandai Namco Filmworks in May 2023 with the European Union Intellectual Property Office for the franchise, along with Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom.
Source: Anime News Network