During the HOBBY NEXT PHASE 2022 SUMMER new products event, Bandai Namco’s hobby business subsidiary Bandai Spirits, released more product information for the Gundam Lfrith and Beguir-Beu appearing in the High Grade 1/144 line of Gundam model kits.
Designed by Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury mechanical designers, JNTHED and Kanetake Ebikawa respectively, Gundam Lfrith and Beguir-Beu are the new mobile suits included in the series prequel episode, PROLOGUE.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury PROLOGUE will premiere July 14 and July 15 at the GUNDAM NEXT FUTURE -LINK THE UNIVERSE multi-venue event at the Gundam Base Virtual World and four life-sized Gundam statue sites: Gundam Factory Yokohama in Yokohama, Gundam Unicorn in Odaiba, Freedom Gundam in Shanghai, and RX-93ffν Gundam in Fukuoka.
The TV series-proper will be directed by Kiznaiver‘s(TRIGGER) Hiroshi Koyabashi, and penned by Code Geass scribe, Ichiro Ohkouchi. The tagline of the series is “This witch…rides a Gundam”. The series will broadcast this fall in October 2022 on twenty-eight of MBS and TBS TV networks on their 5pm “Nichigo” anime block, as well as simulcasted internationally.