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First Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt PVs Hit The Web

Gundam Thunderbolt information is striking like a lightning bolt in a fierce storm.

Earlier today, Bandai Visual started streaming a pair of promotional videos for Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. The promos, which are 30-second and 90-second versions of the same advertisement, give a brief look at the series in action.

Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is a four-episode OVA series based on Yasuo Ohtagaki’s manga of the same name. Gundam UC director Kou Matsuo is helming the title at Sunrise, in addition to writing the show’s scripts. Hirotoshi Takaya (Texhnolyze) will provide the title’s character designs, while the team of Morifumi Naka (A Wind Named Amnesia, Texhnolyze), Seiichi Nakatani (Gundam 00), and Hajime Katoki (Gundam Wing, Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team) take charge of mechanical designs.

The confirmed voice cast on the project includes:

  • Io Fleming: Yūichi Nakamura
  • Daryl Lorentz: Ryohei Kimura
  • Claudia Palh: Toa Yukinari
  • Kara Mitchum: Sayaka Ohara
  • Cornelius Caca: Daisuke Hirakawa
  • Graham: Shunsuke Sakuya
  • Burroughs: Mutsumi Sasaki
  • J.J. Sexton: Hiroshi Tsuchida

The first episode, which hits digital outlets on Christmas, will have an 18-minute run time. The chapter will be priced at 500 yen ($4.07 USD) for those who wish to purchase, and 250 yen for a digital rental.

Several character designs and stills were released to promote Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt, which you can check out below:

Source: YouTube (Bandai Visual)

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