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English “Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt” Trailer Hits The Web

Thunder! Thunder! Thunder! Thunderbolt, hooooooooo!

…whoops! Wrong series.

Earlier this week, the Gundam Global Portal Facebook page updated with a pair of new teasers for Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt. The site added a 70-second dub teaser for the series, as well as a short video greeting from actor Johnny Yong Bosch.

The series’ dub cast will include:

  • Daryl Lorenz: Johnny Yong Bosch
  • Io Fleming: Max Mittelman
  • Claudia Peer: Cherami Leigh
  • Karla Mitchum: Tara Sands

Gundam Thunderbolt Blu-Ray Boxart 001 - 20160528Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt is based on Yasuo Ohtagaki’s manga of the same name. The four-episode OVA series is being helmed by Gundam UC director Kou Matsuo at Sunrise. Hirotoshi Takaya (Texhnolyze) is providing 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) handles mechanical designs. Scripts were written by director Kou Matsuo.

The first episode of the series was released in subtitled format on Christmas day at noon Japan local time. Episode 2 hit digital storefronts on February 12, at noon Japan local time. The third episode was released on March 18, while the finale hit digital storefronts on April 28.

In North America, Daisuki is distribute episodes of Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt for digital rental. The series, which will is available on Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, and the PlayStation network, is available in all territories outside of Japan and China. The current per-episode rental fee is $6.99 for a 72 hour viewing period.

Right Stuf will release an “Import Edition” Blu-Ray, which contains both the original Japanese audio and the dub, on July 2. The Blu-Ray is currently priced at $89.99, or $22.49 per episode.

Source: Facebook (Gundam Global Portal) [1] [2]

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