The official Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury website has updated the international language versions with an English title logo for the series, the Japanese website remains the same with the original logo.
Announced during the “2nd Gundam Conference” on September 15 by the Bandai-Namco Group, Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury is the highly anticipated first new Gundam TV anime series in seven series, since the broadcast of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans. The series is currently shrouded in mystery as far as plot or staff, but is stated to focus on attracting teenagers. Bandai-Namco Group will be working with external “G-PARTNER” members on the series to aim for “large-scale deployment than ever before”. The series is set to release next year in 2022.
Three 2022 anime projects were announced at the 2nd Gundam Conference: Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury, Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island, and a special edition of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans.
Mobile Suit Gundam Cucuruz Doan’s Island is a new anime film directed by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko, the character designer and chief animation director of the original 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam series, as well as chief director of the 2015-2018 Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin OVA series. The film will be a new perspective on the fifteenth episode of the same name from the 0079 series and release to theaters in 2022.
A special edition of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans will air to coincide with the release of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans G. Announced in 2019, Iron-Blooded Orphans G is a new smartphone app set to release spring 2022 where players can re-experience seasons one and two of the TV series through gameplay and a new spin off story, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans: Urðr-Hunt.
The special edition of the Iron-Blooded Orphans series will be nine episodes in total and feature part of Urðr-Hunt.