With iron in their veins and battle in their hearts, these orphans are gearing up for the second sortie.

Earlier today, the official Gundam website updated with new a new promotional video for the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans. The 3-and-a-half minute teaser offers a glimpse of the show in action.

Spoiler Alert: Major spoilers for Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 1

The teaser was first shown by the show’s staff earlier today, at the C3 Tokyo 2016 fan event. In addition to the teaser, several new cast members were unveiled:

  • Hash Midi: Ryota Ohsaka
  • Zack Law: Makoto Furukawa
  • Dayne Uhai: Subaru Kimura
  • Radice Relot: Kazumasa Fukagawa
  • Kukubita Uug: Kimiko Saitou
  • Lastel Elion: Toru Ohkawa
  • Ioch Kujan: Nobunaga Shimazaki
  • Julietta Julis: M.A.O
  • Ishinari Kamiche: Tomoaki Maeno

Character designs for the new characters, as well as several new mechanical designs were released, which you can check out below:

Character Designs

Mechanical Designs

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans will hit Japanese TV on October 2. The series will air on MBS and TBS at 5:00PM , as well as 26 other networks.

Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans Season 2 Visual - 001 - 20160827Tatsuyuki Nagai (anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day, My-HiME) is returning to direct the new season of Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans at Sunrise. Michinori Chiba (Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE) will reprise their role as character designer on the project, while Masaru Yokoyama (Plastic Memories, Arakawa Under the Bridge) scores the soundtrack.

The remaining staff includes:

  • Planning: Sunrise
  • Original Concept: Hajime Yatate & Yoshiyuki Tomino
  • Original Character Design: Yu Ito
  • Mechanical Design: Naohiro Washio, Kanetake Ebikawa, Ippei Gyobu, Kenji Teraoka, & Tamotsu Shinohara
  • Art Design: Kusanagi
  • Production Assistance: Sotsu, ADK
  • Production: Sunrise, MBS

Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans‘s first season began airing on October 4, 2015. The series is currently available for streaming on several platforms, including Crunchyroll, Funimation, and Daisuki.

Source: Official Gundam Website