Bandai Namco Filmworks (Sunrise) has released a teaser for the recently announced Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom VR film. The project was officially revealed during their panel at Anime NYC on Saturday, collaborating with French virtual reality production company Atlas V to co-produce a feature-length VR anime film for Meta Quest.
Published by Astrea, Silver Phantom is described, “In this immersive anime, you’ll be able to experience the Gundam world like never before, with immersive visuals and interactive elements that bring the epic saga to life. The narrative-driven experience promises to deliver a unique journey through the Gundam universe, offering fans a new way to connect with their favorite series”.
“This is not a game, nor is it just a narrative experience—it’s an immersive adventure that leverages the best of both worlds. The future of interactive anime in VR is coming.” – Pierre Zandrowicz, Co-Founder of Atlas V
“We’re taking a unique approach – creating an interactive anime that brings the Gundam universe to life in an unparalleled way. It’s a narrative journey, inviting you to step inside the story like never before.” – Kiichiro Inoue, Deputy General Manager at Bandai Namco Filmworks
Mobile Suit Gundam: Silver Phantom was one of the two Gundam trademarks filed in May 2023, along with Mobile Suit Gundam: Requiem for Vengeance, which has since been unveiled as a six-episode miniseries co-produced by Bandai Namco Filmworks and SAFEHOUSE Inc., using the Unreal Engine 5 3D production tool.
Source: Gundam News