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Six 50 min. OVAs to be released in Early Spring for Gundam Unicorn
Posted by LadyPSerenity in News Articles August 23, 2009 at 12:03:39 PM

At the Gundam Big Expo event in Tokyo it was confirmed that the anime will launch in early Spring of 2010. The official website for the anime adaptation of the Gundam Unicorn novels has confirmed this. There will be six original video anime volumes of fifty minutes each, and it will be presented on Blu-ray Disc and DVD, shown at events, distrubuted through other unspecified means and exhibited overseas.



The original Gundam Unicorn novels are set in the same Universal Century (UC) timeline as Yoshiyuki Tomino and Sunrise's first Mobile Suit Gundam science-fiction television anime series and its sequels. Fukui finished serializing the novel version in the August issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Monthly Shonen Ace magazine in June. The final two compiled book volumes, #9 and #10, will ship in Japan on Monday. ~Anime News Network

In an interview conducted last wednesday novelist Haurtoshi Fukui confirmed that the first anime episode will incorporate material from the first two novel volumes. Despite the fact that the anime will be a reconstruction with new ideas developed between the original novelist and scriptwriter Yasuyuki Muto, Fukui has assured fans that he is faithful to his original works.


The Japanese cast for the OVAs has been announced as:

Character -- Voice
Banagher Links -- Kouki Uchiyama
Audrey Burne -- Ayumi Fujimura
Takuya Irei -- Hiro Shimono
Micott Bartsch -- Haruka Tomatsu
Riddhe Marcenas -- Daisuke Namikawa
Mihiro Oiwakken -- Megumi Toyoguchi
Marida Cruz -- Yuko Kaida
Full Frontal -- Shuuichi Ikeda
Angelo Sauper -- Tetsuya Kakihara
Suberoa Zinnerman -- Hideaki Tezuka
Cardeas Vist -- Takayuki Sugo
Syam Vist -- IchirĂ´ Nagai
Alberto -- Wataru Takagi
Flaste Schole -- Rikiya Koyama
Daguza Mackle -- Hiroki Touchi

The official website has now launched an english version of their site located
here

While Sunrise anime studio had previously anounced that the project will launch this winter, they launch date has been pushed to early spring 2010. At the time Sunrise had not specified the release format of the anime version and Kadokawa Shoten had to retract two magazine articles which described the project as a television anime.

Animeanime.jp reported in april that Sunrise planned to release the Gundam Unicorn around the world simultaneously and Bandai Visual's press release confirms that the release will launch next spring. Kadokawa Shoten has published over 1.8 million copies of the first eight novel volumes.


The story is originally set in the year 0096 of the Universal Calendar timeline, or three years after the Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack film which marked the final joint story of the original two main characters, Amuro Ray and Char Aznable. English is confirmed as one of the several languages into which Gundam Unicorn will be translated. ~ Anime News Network

Source: Anime News Network
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