Ahead of its season 2 premiere, Japanese singer yama has released the CD cover artwork for the single “slash”, serving as the new opening theme song for Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury.
Releasing May 10, the Sony Music Labels-distributed CD will be available in three forms: “Limited Edition,” “Full Production Limited Edition,” and “Regular Edition,” priced at 2,200 yen, 4,400 yen, and 1,320 yen respectively. The “Limited Edition ” features a newly drawn jacket by illustrator Houtei9, who was in charge of the end card for Episode 6 of Season 1, featuring protagonist Suletta Mercury and her mobile suit Gundam Aerial Rebuild.
“slash” will be available digitally April 9, the same premiere date as season 2 of the Witch from Mercury.
Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury is directed by Kiznaiver‘s Hiroshi Kobayashi, and penned by Code Geass scribe, Ichiro Ohkouchi. The tagline of the series is “This witch…rides a Gundam”. The series began broadcast October 2, 2022 on twenty-eight of MBS and TBS TV networks on their 5pm “Nichigo” anime block, as well as simulcasted internationally.
The Witch from Mercury completed its twelve episode first season in January and will resume with Season 2 in April 9, 2023.