Mobile Suit Gundam, the classic Japanese mecha anime, first broadcast in 1979. The story of this monumental series is retold in the manga ‘Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin’ by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko. Yasuhiko was the character designer and an animation director on the original Gundam series.
Yasuhiko is also directing and designing the characters for the anime adaptation of his manga! The fifth part in The Origin series will be released in 35 Japanese cinemas on 2 September for a limited 4-week period.
Gundam The Origin began with the story of well-known character Char Aznable. In the fifth episode of The Origin, we can finally see Char in action as he gains his famous moniker ‘The Red Comet.’ No Gundam fan can miss it!
‘Mobile Suit Gundam The Origin: Clash at Loum’
Saturday 2 ~ Friday 29 September 2017
It is Year 0079 of Universal Century, and space has become a battleground for humanity.
The Principality of Zeon conducted Operation British, which was a complete failure and resulted in the dropping of a colony onto Earth and the death of half of the planet’s population.
On the other hand, the Earth Federation is attempting to recover from its inferiority with overwhelming force. A huge shadow is about the be cast over the lives of many, including the intrigue of the Zabi family; Sayla Mass, who wants to change the destiny she is at the mercy of; Ramba Ral and Hamon, who have become pilots of the Zeon Army; and Amuro and Frau, who are living in peace on Side 7.
We can also see the birth of the legend of ‘The Red Comet,’ as the Zeon Army’s ace, Char Aznable, seeks his revenge.