Japanese singer yama has released the music video for the single “slash,” serving as the opening theme song for Mobile Suit Gundam the Witch from Mercury Season 2.
The music video features original illustrations by JUN INAGAWA, an artist and musician who’s gotten acclaim in the street-wear scene and recently created the original concept for the Magical Girl Magical Destroyers anime.
The Sony Music Labels-distributed CD is 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.
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.