Anime publisher and retailer Right Stuf has listed the first Blu-ray set for the 1996 After War Gundam X series. They announced the Blu-ray release previously at Crunchyroll Expo 2019 during their panel, along with Mobile Suit Gundam Narrative.
Blu-ray Collection 1 will include episodes 1-19, and special features such as: Clean Openings 1-2, Clean Endings 1-2, TV Commercials, and Blu-ray Commercials. Pre-orders are available at Right Stuf priced at 48.74 USD and the Blu-ray will release April 7, 2020.
After War Gundam X aired for 39 episodes from April 1996 to December 1996. Gundam X was directed by New Mobile Report Gundam Wing‘s Shinji Takamatsu, and was scripted by Hiroyuki Kawasaki. The series featured character designs by Nobuyoshi Nishimura and mechanical designs by Kunio Okawara and Junya Ishigaki. Gundam X inspired multiple manga including a manga sequel titled, After War Gundam X: Under the Moonlight
What started as a single space colony’s war for independence turned into an all-out war between the space colonies and Earth. No one was safe from the conflict, and Earth, the home of all humanity, suffered heavy damage in the fighting. Almost all of Earth’s population – once as many as ten billion people – was lost. It’s only now, 15 years after the end of the war, that Earth’s environment has at last stabilized again.
Garrod Ran is a war orphan, but when it comes to mobile suits, he has superb knowledge and skills. He receives a request from a mysterious gentleman to rescue a girl named Tiffa; and so he sneaks aboard the Freeden, the land warship where she is held captive. With the girl safely in his care, he returns to the mysterious gentleman, but when Tiffa sees the man, she’s overcome with panic. Quickly judging the situation, Garrod takes her and escapes. Guided by her unusual powers, they end up at the remains of an old Federation factory, where they find the mobile suit “Gundam X”…