Japanese publishing giant Kadokawa has announced the release date for volume two of the novelization of Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury.
The cover artwork is illustrated by concept artist Lin Junbun, featuring Elan Ceres and his signature FP/A-77 Gundam Pharact. The novel’s second volume will be 264 pages and release June 26, 2023, priced at 792 yen.
Penned by the series science-fiction researcher Yuya Takashima, the novel began serialization in the January 2023 issue of the Kadokawa-published official Gundam manga magazine, Gundam Ace. The novel is stated to feature details and “original episodes” not seen in the anime, with new characters.
Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury is directed by Kiznaiver‘s Hiroshi Kobayashi, and penned by Code Geass scribe, Ichiro Ohkouchi. The tagline of the series is “This witch…rides a Gundam”. The series began broadcast October 2, 2022 on twenty-eight of MBS and TBS TV networks on their 5pm “Nichigo” anime block, as well as simulcasted internationally. The Witch from Mercury completed its twelve episode first season in January and began Season 2 on April 9, 2023.