These orphans, they’re special. They have iron in their blood, and enough tenacity to keep coming back for more.

Earlier today, the official Mobile Suit Gundam website announced that they will stream the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans. Sunrise will stream the series for a limited time in subtitled format. Both standard and mobile phone formats will be offered:

Episodes will begin streaming on October 2, at 7:30PM Japan standard time (10/3/2016 at 5:30AM Eastern, 2:00AM Pacific). Episodes will be offered for a limited time.

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

Several new voice cast members will join the new season, including:

  • 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

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: Twitter (WTK)