Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN
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The first new Gundam anime series is set to premiere in seven years this fall anime season. Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 is ready to hit the airwaves and here’s everything you need to know about its release date and time, countdown, and where to watch the anime series.

What is Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury About?

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The mecha anime series is from the popular Mobile Suit Gundam franchise.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury is set in A.S. (Ad Stella) 122, an era when several corporations entered space to establish a giant economic system.

The series follows a lone girl named Suletta Mercury who is from the remote planet, Mercury. She has been transferred to the Asticassia School of Technology, which is run by the Beneritt Group.

The Beneritt Group controls the mobile suit industry. Meanwhile, Suletta appears timid and struggles in the communication skills department.

However, a scarlet light burns in her pure heart as she advances in this new world as a pilot of the Gundam Aerial.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury is the first series from the franchise since the airing of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans in October 2015.

The anime series is based on the original concept by Yoshiyuki Tomino and Hajime Yatate. The original character design is credited to Mogumo.

What Studio is Producing Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury?

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN
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Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury is produced by Sunrise, a Japanese animation studio based in Tokyo.

Sunrise was established in September 1972 as Sunrise Studio Ltd. In April 2022, the studio merged with Bandai Namco Arts Inc.’s film business.

Apart from the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, the studio is renowned for producing smash-hit anime series like Inuyasha, Daily Lives Of High School Boys, Planetes, and Code Geass: Lelouch Of The Rebellion to name a few.

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Cast and Staff

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN
Credit: Sunrise
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The official Japanese voice cast members for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury are as follows:

  • Kana Ichinose as Suletta Mercury
  • Lynn as Miorine Rembran
  • Yohei Azakami as Guel Jeturk
  • Yume Miyamoto as Nika Nanaura
  • Natsuki Hanae as Elan Ceres
  • Miyu Tomita as Chuatury Panlunch
  • Makoto Furukawa as Shaddiq Zenelli
  • Naoya Uchida as Delling Rembran

At the time of writing, there have been no details regarding the English dub voice cast for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury.

The official Japanese staff for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury is as follows:

  • Director: Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Script: Ichiro Okouchi
  • Series Composition: Ichiro Okouchi
  • Co-director: Ryo Ando
  • Music: Takashi Ohmama
  • Sound director: Jin Aketagawa
  • Character Design: Marie Tagashira, Juri Toida, and Hirotoshi Takaya
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  • Editor: Kengo Shigemura
  • Director of Photography: Shota Kodera
  • 3DCG Director: Shinichi Miyakaze
  • Motion Graphics Design: Kaori Seki
  • Chief Mechanical Animators: Shinya Kusumegi, Kanta Suzuki, and Seimei Maeda
  • Mechanical Design: Jnthed, Kanetake Ebikawa, Wataru Inata, Ippei Gyobu, Kenji Teraoka, and Takayuki Yanase
  • Concept Art: Lin Junbun
  • Setting Researcher: Seiichi Shirato
  • Sci-fi Researcher: Yuya Takashima
  • Mechanical Coordinator: Ryoji Sekinishi
  • Setting Cooperation: Hisadake
  • Prop Design: E Wo Kaku Peter and Esuthio
  • Technical Director: Yohei Miyahara
  • Theme Song Performance: The Blessing (OP) by YOASOBI

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN
Credit: Sunrise

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury is scheduled to release on October 2, 2022, at 5:00 PM JST.

The release time for Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 will depend on your geographical location. Here are the release times for different international locations.

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  • Pacific Time: 1:00 AM (October 2)
  • Central Time: 3:00 AM (October 2)
  • Eastern Time: 4:00 AM (October 2)
  • British Time: 9:00 AM (October 2)

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 COUNTDOWN

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 COUNTDOWN

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Where to Watch Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1

Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 Release Date and Time, COUNTDOWN
Credit: Sunrise

Crunchyroll will be streaming Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury Episode 1 in Japanese audio with English subtitles.

In Japan, Episode 1 will debut on MBS/TBS-affiliated networks.

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