The official Twitter account for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury has announced new information about the upcoming TV anime will release this coming Friday, June 17 at 14:00 JST(Japan Standard Time). With the announcement, the account included a new silhouette of the unnamed, female protagonist of the series.
The Bandai Namco Group’s cross-sectional “Gundam Project” team held their 3rd Gundam Conference in March, presided by chief Gundam officer Koji Fujiwara to outline its plans for the Gundam franchise. This included the release of the first teaser PV for their upcoming The Witch from Mercury TV anime. The teaser shows a female protagonist and her main mobile suit, the Gundam Aerial.
Japanese TV broadcasters MBS (Mainichi Broadcasting System) and TBS (Tokyo Broadcasting System) announced in January the revival of their Sunday 5pm anime block,“Nichigo”, and that The Witch from Mercury would be the first to occupy this time slot in five years. The series will broadcast this fall in October 2022.
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury PROLOGUE was also announced at the 3rd Gundam Conference as a prequel project for the series, releasing this summer. The PROLOGUE will premiere at the GUNDAM NEXT FUTURE -LINK THE UNIVERSE multi-venue event at the Gundam Base Virtual World and the 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. Included with the PROLOGUE are two new mobile suits: Gundam Lfrith and Beguir-Beu.
Source: G-Witch Twitter