With the launch of the series prequel episode Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury PROLOGUE at GUNDAM NEXT FUTURE -LINK THE UNIVERSE, the first cast members have been unveiled for the series. Kana Ichinose will star as protagonist Suletta Mercury. Ichinose is best known for her role as Ichigo in studio TRIGGER‘s Darling in the FranXX mecha series. Voice actress Lynn, known for Lilia Greyrat in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation and Princess Hibana in Fire Force, will portray Miorine Rembran.
Suletta is described as second-year student in the piloting department, who transferred to the school from Mercury. Suletta is timid and somewhat lacks communication skills. She is the pilot of the Gundam Aerial developed on Mercury.
The Witch from Mercury 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.