New Gundam Anime TV Series Reveal

The countdown is over, on July 15th at a press conference held in Japan it was revealed that Bandai’s and Sunrise’s newest Gundam anime would be named Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphan. The newest incarnation of the popular Gundam franchise is slated for an October 4, 2015 released, marking the franchises 35th anniversary.

Official Synopsis:

300 years after the CALAMITY WAR’s end.

The powers which ruled the Earth Sphere have been overthrown, giving way to new rulers of a new world, exhausted of battle. Meanwhile, far away on Mars, the sparks which threaten to ignite a new war have been struck...

Our protagonist MIKAZUKI AUGUS, a member of the private security firm CHRYSE Guard Security (CGS), takes on a mission as bodyguard of KUDELIA AINA BERNSTEIN, a young girl who agitates for CHRYSE’s independence from Earth. However, when the elite Gjallarhorn unit, charged with suppressing revolutionaries, raids CGS, its higher-ups deliberately use Mikazuki and the other boys as a decoy to cover their own retreat. Orga Itsuka, leader of the boys’ squad, takes this abandonment by the adults as motivation to launch a full-fledged coup d’état. With orders from Orga to hold back Gjallarhorn, Mikazuki sorties in CALAMITY WAR-era scrap that CGS had been using as a generator—the Gundam Barbatos...
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Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphan is directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Waiting in the Summer) and written by Maki (Black Rock Shooter, Aquarion Evol), both of whom collaborated together on Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day and ToraDora!

We at Dapper Geek News are looking forward to see what this anime brings to the table and hope that this new Gundam anime exceeds our expectations and leaves an impact in the Gundam Franchise.